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2012 Design Awards Announced

Design Awards 2012 presented by IMAGINiT TechnologiesThe Society announces the recipients of the 2012 Awards for Excellence presented by IMAGINiT Technologies. From a pool of 150 entries, 19 projects were recognized with awards.

The awards are a celebration of the very best work from designers working from Virginia. Held annually, the Awards for Excellence (also known as the Design Awards) recognize projects no older than seven years that contribute to the built environment as clear examples of thoughtful and engaging design. This year, two new categories were added—Contextual Design and Residential Design—bringing the number of awards categories to five (the other three being Architecture, Historic Preservation, and Interior Design).

The program juries were chaired by Ronald J. Battaglia, FAIA in the Historic Preservation category; Joseph Bilello, Ph.D., FAIA, in the Architecture category; Mary A. Burke, FAIA, IIDA, in the Interior Design category; Casius Pealer, Esq., Assoc. AIA, in the Residential Design category; and Graham S. Wyatt, AIA, in the Contextual Design category.

Recipients of the Awards for Excellence presented by IMAGINiT Technologies will be honored during Architecture Exchange East, at the Visions for Architecture gala on Nov. 9, 2012, at the Hotel John Marshall; in Design 2012, a special exhibition at the Virginia Center for Architecture opening on Oct. 25, 2012; and in Inform magazine.  Winning projects will be profiled on readinform.com in the coming days.

The Virginia Society AIA Awards for Excellence in Architecture presented by IMAGINiT Technologies are sponsored by IMAGINiT Technologies, a Rand Worldwide Company, Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + CompanySKANSKA USA,  Haynes Whaley Associates, Inc. and Vanderweil Engineers, LLP.

Winners of the 2012 Award for Excellence presented by IMAGINiT Technologies are:

ARCHITECTURE CATEGORY

AWARDS of HONOR
Myriad Botanical Gardens
Oklahoma City, Okla.
Gensler (Washington, D.C.)

Wissioming Residence
Glen Echo, Md.
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA, Architect with Brian Tuskey

AWARDS of MERIT
Affiliated Dermatologists of Virginia
Richmond, Va.
SMBW Architects

Indiana University CyberInfrastructure Building
Bloomington, Ind.
SmithGroupJJR (Durham, N.C.)

University of South Florida School of Music
Tampa, Fla.
Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company with Performance Architecture

Weatherhead Hall
New Orleans, La.
Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company with John C. Williams Architects

 

CONTEXTUAL DESIGN CATEGORY 

AWARD of HONOR
Carole Weinstein International Center
Richmond, Va.
Glavé & Holmes Architecture

AWARDS of MERIT
James P. Muldoon River Center
St. Mary’s City, Md.
Muse Architects

Riverside Barbeque Pavilion at Yellowstone Bend Ranch
Big Timber, Mont.
Muse Architects

 

RESIDENTIAL DESIGN CATEGORY

 

AWARDS of HONOR
Restoration/Renovation of an Addition to a 1930s Residence
Washington, D.C.
Muse Architects

Dogtrot at Stony Point
Charlottesville, Va.
Hays + Ewing Design Studio

Janelia Farm Apartments
Ashburn, Va.
WDG Architecture

 

INTERIOR DESIGN CATEGORY 

AWARDS of HONOR
Design Army HQ
Washington, D.C.
Studio Twenty Seven Architecture

Winkler Family Trust
Alexandria, Va.
KGD Architecture

AWARDS of MERIT
Advisory Board Company Crimson
Austin, Tex.
SmithGroupJJR (Washington, D.C.)

Architectural Office
Washington, D.C.
SmithGroupJJR (Washington, D.C.)

 

HISTORIC PRESERVATION CATEGORY

AWARD of HONOR
McCormick-Goodhart Mansion
Langley Park, Md.
Bucher/Borges Group

AWARDS of MERIT
Garrett Hall
Charlottesville, Va.
Architectural Resources Group with Frazier Associates

Robert H. Smith Center at Montalto
Charlottesville, Va.
Glavé & Holmes Architecture

 

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