AIA selects recipients for the 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Architecture

WASHINGTON – Jan. 29, 2019- The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is recognizing nine projects with its 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Architecture.

The award program celebrates the best contemporary architecture and highlights the many ways buildings and spaces can improve lives. AIA’s nine-member jury selects submissions that demonstrate design achievement, including a sense of place and purpose, ecology, environmental sustainability and history.

Recipients for the 2019 Institute Honor Awards for Architecture are:

Arlington Elementary School, Tacoma, Washington | Mahlum Architects

Casey House, Toronto, Ontario Canada | Hariri Pontarini Architects

Confluence Park, San Antonio | Lake | Flato Architects + Matsys

Crosstown Concourse, Memphis, Tennessee | Looney Ricks Kiss, DIALOG, Spatial Affairs Bureau

Restoration of the Rotunda at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia | John G. Waite Associates, Architects, PLLC

Smart Factory, Hoffman Estates, Illinois | Barkow Leibinger

Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Washington | The Freelon Group (Now part of Perkins+Will), Adjaye Associates, Davis Brody Bond, and SmithGroup

Starter Home* No. 4-15, Saint Thomas/Ninth, New Orleans | OJT

TIRPITZ Museum, Blåvand, Denmark | BIG-Bjarke Ingels Group

Visit AIA’s website for more information on the Institute Honor Awards for  Architecture.

About AIA

Founded in 1857, AIA consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through more than 200 international, state and local chapters, AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing.

AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation, and world. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards.


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