American Institute of Architects, Colorado and AIA Western Mountain Region honor 29 stunning projects 

To view the AIA Colorado winners, visit the Design Awards Gallery.

American Institute of Architects (AIA), Colorado and AIA Western Mountain Region recognized 29 projects throughout Colorado and beyond for design excellence. Judged by architects from across the nation, the winning projects were recognized for build, materials, aesthetics, space and design.

 

“The diversity and beautiful work of all of the firms who put their heart and soul into creating magnificent works of architecture are truly spectacular to see. We are honored to recognize more than two dozen Colorado architecture firms for exemplifying the highest standards of professionalism, integrity and competency,” says Cathy Rosset, Executive Vice President/CEO of AIA Colorado.

 

AIA Colorado 2015 Design Awards included recognition from AIA Colorado South, AIA Colorado North, AIA Denver, and AIA Colorado. Winning firms/individuals received citation level awards, merit level awards, or, honor awards (the highest level) for their work at the 2015 AIA Colorado & Local Section Design Awards Gala in Keystone, Colo. on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. Winners include:


AIA Colorado Design Awards Winners

Firm Name Firm Location Project Name Project Location Award Category Type of Award
Anderson Mason Dale Architects Denver, CO Southeast Wyoming Welcome Center Cheyenne, WY Built Architecture Honor
University of Colorado Denver’s Colorado Building Workshop Denver, CO Colorado Outward Bound Micro Cabins Leadville, CO Built Architecture Honor
CCY Architects
(Architect of Record)
Shigeru Ban, Hon. FAIA (Designed by)
Basalt, CO Aspen Art Museum Aspen, CO Built Architecture Merit
Gensler Denver, CO Gensler Office Denver, CO Interior Architecture Merit
Humphries Poli Architects and Quinn Evans Architects Denver, CO Colorado State Capitol Dome Restoration Denver, CO Built Architecture Merit
Tryba Architects and Johnson Nathan Strohe (formerly JG Johnson Architects) Denver, CO Denver Union Station and the Crawford Hotel Denver, CO Built Architecture Merit
Applebaum Architects LLC Denver, CO Southeast Metro Stormwater Authority Centennial, CO Built Architecture Citation
Dynia Architects (Design Architect) and
Barker Rinker Seacat Architecture (Architect of Record)
Denver, CO The Source Denver, CO Built Architecture Citation
Independent Architecture Denver, CO Guggenheim Helsinki Helsinki, Finland Unbuilt Architecture Citation
LIVstudio Denver, CO StudioCOMO Denver, CO Interior Architecture Citation
Tryba Architects Denver, CO History Colorado Center Denver, CO Built Architecture Citation


AIA Colorado South Design Awards Winners

Firm Name Firm Location Project Name Project Location Award Category Type of Award
CSNA Architects Colorado Springs, CO Hill Museum & Manuscript Library Collegeville, MN Interior Architecture Honor
CSNA Architects Colorado Springs, CO New Manufacturing Facility Colorado Springs, CO Built Architecture Honor
DLR Group Colorado Springs, CO Pueblo County Judicial Complex Pueblo, CO Built Architecture Merit
John P. Nelson Associates Colorado Springs, CO Summit Medical Clinic Colorado Springs, CO Built Architecture Citation
RTA Architects Colorado Springs, CO Ignacio Elementary School Addition & Renovation Ignacio, CO Built Architecture Citation


AIA Colorado North Design Awards Winners

Firm Name Firm Location Project Name Project Location Award Category Type of Award
Arch11, Inc. and
ZGF Architects LLP
Boulder, CO and
Portland, OR
Pearl Izumi Louisville, CO Commercial Honor
Studio B Architects Aspen, CO Cottage Black Aspen, CO Residential Large – More than $400,000 Honor
renée del gaudio architecture Boulder, CO Ranch Remodel Boulder, CO Residential Small – Less than $400,000 Merit
Mosaic Architects + Interiors Boulder, CO North Point San Francisco, CA Residential Large – More than $400,000 Citation
RB+B Architects Fort Collins, CO Conservatory Green ECE-8 School Stapleton, CO Commercial – School for Early Childhood Through 8th Grade Citation
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Designed collaboratively with 641West design
Boulder, CO 2741 Boulder, CO Commercial – Re-model/Building Transformation Citation
WORKSHOP8 Boulder, CO Jamestown Volunteer Fire Station Jamestown, CO Commercial – Civic Citation


AIA Denver Design Awards Winners

Firm Name Firm Location Project Name Project Location Award Category Type of Award
Semple Brown Design Denver, CO Yates Pavilion Englewood, CO Built Architecture Honor
Applebaum Architects LLC and Pendentive, LLC Denver, CO Southeast Metropolitan Storm Water Authority Centennial, CO Built Architecture – Government/Public Building Merit
Mather Architectural Design LLC Denver, CO Grape Street Residence Denver, CO Built Architecture – Single Family Residence Merit
Nest Architectural Design, Inc. Denver, CO Bow Mar Residence Bow Mar, CO Built Architecture – Remodel/ Addition Merit
Shears Adkins Rockmore Architects Denver, CO The Boathouse Denver, CO Built Architecture – Office Merit
University of Colorado Denver’s Colorado Colorado Building Workshop Denver, CO Colorado Outward Bound Cabins Leadville, CO Built Architecture Citation
Gensler Denver, CO Gensler Office Denver, CO Interior Architecture – Architecture Firm Office Citation
LIVstudio Denver, CO StudioCOMO Denver, CO Interior Architecture – Retail/Showroom Citation


AIA Western Mountain Region

AIA Western Mountain Region, which includes Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming, honored five Colorado projects at its awards ceremony in Keystone, Colo. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2015. Winners included:

Firm Name Firm Location Project Name Project Location Award Category Type of Award
Arch11, Inc. and
ZGF Architects LLP
Boulder, CO and
Portland, OR
Pearl Izumi Louisville, CO Distinguished Building Honor
CCY Architects
(Architect of Record)
Shigeru Ban, Hon., FAIA
(Designed by)
Aspen, CO Aspen Art Museum Aspen, CO Distinguished Building Honor
Harry Teague Architects Aspen, CO Bucksbaum Campus Pond Cluster Aspen, CO Distinguished Building Honor
Arch11, Inc. Boulder, CO Park Pavilions Denver, CO Unbuilt Architecture Citation
Studio B Architects Aspen, CO Cottage Black Aspen, CO Distinguished Building Citation

 

Architects from around the country judged the AIA Colorado 2015 Design Awards. AIA Colorado jury members include: Jury Chair Hagy Belzberg, FAIA, of Belzberg Architects, Lisa Findley of California College of the Arts, William Nichols of Nicholas/Budd Architects, and Brand Lang, AIA, of The University of Arizona.  AIA Colorado South jury members include: Jury Chair Michael Alley, AIA, NCARB, of Alley Poyner Macchietto Architecture, Nancy Blankfard, AIA, of HGA Architects and Engineers, and David Webber, AIA, Webber + Studio Architects. AIA Colorado North jury members include: Jury Chair Thomas Robinson, AIA, of LEVER Architecture, Ben Waechter, AIA, of Waechter Architecture, and Jonathan Ledesma of Project Ecological Development. AIA Denver jury members include: Jury Chair Michael LeBlanc, AIA, of Utile, Inc. Architecture + Planning, Marilyn Moedinger, AIA, of Runcible Studios, Mark Pasnik, AIA, of over, under and Catherine Truman of Catherine Truman Architects. AIA Western Mountain Region jury members include: Jury Chair Benjamin Gilmartin, AIA, of Diller Scofidio + Renfro, Julio Salcedo of Scalar Architecture and Andrew Colopy of Cobalt Office.

To view the AIA Colorado winners, visit the Design Awards Gallery.

To view photos from the 2015 AIA Colorado & Local Section Design Awards Gala, visit http://bit.ly/1OJlc8z. Photo credit Edward A. Vance, FAIA.

Thank you to all of our amazing sponsors for supporting this year’s Design Awards Gala!
Adolfson & Peterson Construction
Beaudin Ganze Consulting Engineers
CAD-1, Inc.
Calcon Construction
Colorado Hardscapes
GE Johnson Construction Company
Golden Triangle Construction
Greenlight Engineering
Haselden Construction
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Ken’s Reproductions, LLC
KL&A, Inc.
Mark Young Construction
Martin/Martin, Inc.
Monroe & Newell Engineers, Inc.
Shaw Construction
Shears, Adkins, & Rockmore
Studio NYL Structural Engineers
The RMH Group, Inc.
USI Colorado LLC
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