2023 AIA Awards - Architecture
The 2023 Architecture program celebrates the best contemporary architecture regardless of budget, size, style, or type. These stunning projects show the world the range of outstanding work architects create and highlight the many ways buildings and spaces can improve our lives.
The reuse of 633 Folsom, a commercial building in San Francisco, is a story centered on the reduction of embodied and operational carbon and the reanimation of a vital urban corridor.
Center of Developing Entrepreneurs
A new anchor for Charlottesville’s historic Main Street, the Center of Developing Entrepreneurs is a mixed-use development envisioned by a University of Virginia graduate seeking to give back to the community.
Transforming a previously underutilized corner in Denver’s Lower Downtown neighborhood, the new headquarters for GoSpotCheck, an analytics and business intelligence company, remedies a critical gap in the city’s streetscape.
John W. Olver Design Building, University of Massachusetts Amherst
The Olver Design Building, a new collaborative facility at University of Massachusetts, Amherst, unites three design departments from different schools under one roof.
Lubber Run Community Center
In Arlington, Virginia, this new community center replaces an aged facility in Lubber Run Park, a natural resource that is precious to urban Arlington County.
Marlboro Music Reich Hall
Inspired by the humble Cape Cod cottage, the new Jerome and Celia Bertin Reich Rehearsal Building and Music Library offers the celebrated Marlboro Music program upgraded practice facilities for its musicians.
Marygrove Early Education Center
A beacon of education and a vibrant reminder of the ongoing efforts to revitalize Detroit, the Marygrove Early Education Center is a state-of-the-art facility serving children up to age 5 from surrounding neighborhoods.
Minneapolis Public Service Building
Standing in stark contrast to the stately yet opaque granite buildings of Minneapolis’ Government District, the city’s new Public Service Building proposes a contemporary alternative to civic design.
Mukilteo Multimodal Ferry Terminal
This ferry terminal north of Seattle, Washington’s first in nearly 40 years, transcends its function as a critical piece of transit infrastructure, demonstrating the ways careful placemaking, engagement, and environmental awareness can reshape civic architecture.
The Rajkumari Ratnavati Girl's School
An architectural marvel sitting atop the sprawling sands of India’s mystic Thar Desert, the Rajkumari Ratnavati Girl’s School serves nearly 400 young women in a region where female literacy is just 36%.
The Rockefeller University Stavros Niarchos Foundation - David Rockefeller River Campus
Since 1901, The Rockefeller University has focused on biomedical research, and its faculty has garnered nearly 30 Nobel Prizes, five Breakthrough Prizes, and four MacArthur Fellowships.
Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences Middle School
An evolution of the Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences’ urban campus, this new middle school harnesses verticality to leverage a limited site and connect the academy more deeply to the surrounding community.
From its location in Silicon Valley, the new STEAM-focused TIDE Academy signals its focus on enterprise and invention.
UCLA Pritzker Hall Modernization
This modernization of an iconic UCLA building originally designed by Paul Revere Williams, FAIA, in 1967 greatly extends the life of a midcentury classic while shaping dynamic learning spaces for the university’s psychology department.
University of Washington, Life Sciences Building
Nature and technology converge at the University of Washington’s Life Sciences Building, a 207,000-square-foot facility that houses 40 principal investigators and their teams in a healthy and collaborative environment.
Worcester Blackstone Visitor Center
On a former industrial complex in Worcester, Massachusetts, the Worcester Blackstone Visitor Center tells the story of the site and surrounding community without using historic artifacts.