Aspen Police Department

Architect: Charles Cunniffe Architects

Location: Aspen, Colorado

Awarded a published

From the beginning of the project, the team had an incredible vision that carried through despite changes inherent to design and construction. Functionality, security and safety were met with a deep and intentional connection to the community. The team achieved LEED and WELL building standards, resulting in a sustainable building that respects our taxpayer dollars and the environment.  Our personnel appreciate the light-filled spaces that offer the security and a collaborative environment, while maintaining a healthy interior workspace and ample indoor/outdoor connectivity. The team listened intently and created a beautiful, accessible and responsible public facility we are immensely proud of.

"The focus on wellness, sustainability, and openness is refreshing. " ~ Jury comment

Additional information

Engineer - Civil: Roaring Fork Engineering  

Engineer - MEP: MKK Consulting  

Engineer - Structural: KL&A  

General Contractor: Shaw Construction  

Landscape Architect: Design Workshop  

Interior Designer: Charles Cunniffe Architects and Corgan


Frank J. Greene, FAIA (Chair), RicciGreene Associates, New York, NY

Tedd Howard, Tedd Howard Strategic Project Leaders, British Columbia, Canada

Mehrdad Yazdani, Assoc. AIA, Yazdani Studio of Cannon Design, Los Angeles, CA

Barbara Marcille, Multnomah County Circuit Court, Portland, OR

Mark Cavagnero, FAIA, Mark Cavagnero Associates Architects, San Francisco, CA

Melanie Bevan, Ed.D., Bradenton Police Department, Bradenton, FL

Elizabeth McDonald, AIA, Bjarke Ingels Group, Brooklyn, NY

Image credits


Dallas & Harris Photography


Dallas & Harris Photography


Dallas & Harris Photography


Dallas & Harris Photography


Dallas & Harris Photography