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ALA Announces Winners in 2017 Design Award Competition

Flying Pigs on Parade, Chicago's Union Station, a Coney Island restaurant and a Fermilab research facility were among the projects winning top honors at the Association of Licensed Architects (ALA) 19th Annual Design Awards, which recognized projects for design and construction achievement.


Hilton Residence-Presidential Award and Silver Award Winner

A total of 41 Presidential, Gold, Silver and Merit Awards were presented in commercial, institutional, residential, religious, interior and unbuilt categories.

The highest honor, the Don Erickson Presidential Award, went to the Hilton Residence in Fort Walton County, FL.  Designed by Arthur Dyson of Arthur Dyson Architects, the project was praised by judges as a 'tour de force' that featured a lot of hurricane force resistant glass making it attentive to the natural forces in the gulf area. “It's amazing, powerful, unique and organic architecture with a phenomenal view,” the judges noted. The project also received a silver award in the Residential 1 category.

“This year's winning projects showed exceptional use of materials, attention to detail and design simplicity,” said Joanne Sullivan, ALA Executive Director.

Gold Award winners included: Black Hawk College Health Sciences Center, Moline, IL, Demonica Kemper Architects, Calhoun Pavilions, Minneapolis, MN, Peterssen/Keller Architecture, Case Queretaro, Chicago, IL, Design Bridge, Fermilab SBN Near and Far Detectors, Batavia, IL, Holabird & Root, Flexhouse, Chicago, IL, Sullivan Goulette Wilson, Flying Pigs on Parade: A Chicago River Folly, Chicago, IL, New World Design, Kitchen 21, Brooklyn, NY, EwingCole, NIACC Student Housing, Mason City, IA, INVISION Architecture, Second Federal-Historic Bank Renovation, Chicago, IL, Design Bridge and The Craftsman by Two Brothers, Naperville, IL, Elements Architects. Architects, contractors, owners/developers and guests attended the recent award presentation.

ALA 2017 Design Awards entries were evaluated by a panel of judges, including Leroy Herbst, FALA, of L. B. Herbst & Assoc., who chaired the judging with Matthew Kramer, ALA of Matthew Kramer Architects and Abigail Breckner as assistant chairpersons.

Design Awards judges included Robert Barr, AIA, Co-founder and Principal at Continuum Architects, John Myefski, ALA, President and Principal of Myefski Architects, Ken Schroeder, ALA, FAIA, Founder and Senior Principal of SMNG A, Edward Torrez, AIA, LEED AP, President of Bauer Latoza Studio and Mary Ann Van Hook, AIA, LEED AP, Managing Principal and Co-founder at Lothan Van Hook De Stefano.

Howard Hirsch, ALA, AIA, LEED AP, President, Hirsch Associates, chaired the Design Awards Committee; Design Awards ceremony emcee was Anthony Costello, FAIA, Irving Distinguished Professor Emeritus Ball State University.

The Presidential Award is named for the founder and first president of ALA, Don Erickson (1929 – 2006), who formed the association in 1998, and was a student and protégé of Frank Lloyd Wright.

View photos of all of the winning projects here: http://www.alatoday.org/files/ALA%20Awards%202017Final.pdf

Presidential Award
Category: Residential 1
Hilton Residence, Fort Walton County, FL

Arthur Dyson Architect

Arthur Dyson, Designer

Hilton, Inc., Contractor

Charles & Lela Hilton, Owner

Gold Awards

Category: Institutional

Black Hawk College-Health Sciences Center, Moline, IL

Demonica Kemper Architects

Greg Spitzer, AIA, LEED AP, Designer

Russell Construction, Contractor

Black Hawk College, Owner

 

Category: Residential 1

Calhoun Pavilions, Minneapolis, MN

Peterssen/Keller Architecture

Lars Peterssen, Designer

Elevation Homes, Contractor

Larry and Cynthia Holtz, Owner

 

Category: Residential 2

Casa Queretaro, Chicago, IL

Design Bridge Ltd.

Gabriel Ignacio Dziekiewicz, Designer

Denco, Contractor

The Resurrection Project, Owner

 

Category: Commercial

Fermilab SBN Near and Far Detectors, Batavia, IL

Holabird & Root, LLC

Holabird & Root, Designers

Far-Tuscany, Near-Vissering, Contractor

Fermilab, Owner

 

Category: Residential 2

Flexhouse, Chicago, IL

Sullivan Goulette Wilson Ltd.,

Sullivan Goulette Wilson, Designer

John James Construction, Contractor

Ranquist Development Group, Owner

 

Category: Unbuilt

Flying Pigs on Parade: A Chicago River Folly, Chicago, IL

New World Design Ltd.

Jeffrey Roberts, Designer

New World Projects Ltd., Contractor

New World Design Ltd., Owner

 

Category: Commercial

Kitchen 21, Brooklyn, NY

EwingCole

Shannon Noon, Designer

Chapel Street Consultants, LLC, Contractor

iStar, Owner

 

Category: Residential 2

NIACC Student Housing, Mason City, IA

INVISION Architecture

Mike Bechtel, AIA, Designer

Henkel Construction Company, Contractor

North Iowa Area Community College, Owner

 

Category: Interior Architecture

Second Federal-Historic Bank Renovation, Chicago, IL

Design Bridge Ltd.

Gabriel Ignacio Dziekiewicz, Designer

Blackwood Group, LLC, Contractor

Self-Help Credit Union, Owner

 

Category: Commercial

The Craftsman by Two Brothers, Naperville, IL

Elements Architects

William Scholtens, Designer

41 North Contractors, Contractor

Jim and Jason Ebel, Owner

 

Silver Awards

Category: Residential 2

16Twenty, Minneapolis, MN

Peterssen/Keller Architecture

Reuter Walton Commercial, Contractor

 

Category: Residential 1

Atkinson Residence, Chicago, IL

Sullivan Goulette Wilson Ltd.

Sullivan Goulette Wilson, Designer

Crescent Rock, Contractor

Tremaine Atkinson, Owner

 

Category: Institutional

Glen Ellyn Police Station, Glen Ellyn, IL

Dewberry

Brian Meade, Designer

Leopardo Companies, Inc., Contractor

Village of Glen Ellyn, Owner

 

Category: Residential 1

Hilton Residence, Fort Walton County, FL

Arthur Dyson Architect

Arthur Dyson, Designer

Hilton, Inc., Contractor

Charles & Lela Hilton, Owner

 

Category: Commercial

Hines T3 Timber Office, Minneapolis, MN

DLR Group with MGA

Stephen Cavanaugh, ALA, Designer

Kravs-Anderson, Contractor

Hines, Owner

 

Category: Institutional

Kennedy Health System, Ambulatory Care Center, Cherry Hill, NJ

EwingCole

Saul Jabbawy, Designer

The Norwood Company, Contractor

Kennedy Health System, Owner

 

Category: Commercial

Leepfrog Technologies, Coralville, IA

ASK Studio

Brent Schipper, Designer

Build to Suit Inc., Contractor

Leepfrog Technologies, Owner

 

Category: Institutional

Manchester Regional Medical Center, Manchester, IA

INVISION Architecture

Jason DeVries, AIA, Designer

Carl A. Nelson & Company, Contractor

Regional Medical Center, Owner

 

Category: Institutional

Union Station Transit Center, Chicago, IL

Muller & Muller, Ltd.

David Steele, Designer

FH Paschen, Contractor

Amtrak/Chicago Department of Transportation/Chicago Transit Authority, Owner

 

Merit Awards

 

Category: Residential 2

4Marq, Minneapolis, MN

UrbanWorks Architecture LLC

UrbanWorks Architecture, Designer

Mortenson Construction, Contractor

AIG Global Real Estate

 

Category: Residential 2

858 N. Franklin, Chicago, IL

Sullivan Goulette Wilson Ltd.

Sullivan Goulette Wilson, Designer

Domus Group, Contractor

Domus Group, Owner

 

Category: Interior Architecture

Ancona School Gymnasium, Chicago, IL

JGMA

Michael Cady, Designer

DS Metal Fabricators, Contractor

The Ancona School, Owner

 

Category: Institutional

DeKalb Public Library, DeKalb, IL

Sheehan Nagle Hartray Architecture

Don McKay, Designer

Pepper Construction Co., Contractor

DeKalb Public Library, Owner

 

Category: Institutional

Drake University Shivers Basketball Practice Facility, Des Moines, IA

INVISION Architecture

Laura Peterson, AIA, Designer

The Weitz Company, Contractor

Drake University, Owner

 

Category: Residential 2

Greenwich Park Apartments, Milwaukee, WI

Korb + Associates Architects

Jason Korb, Designer

Northtrack Construction, Contractor

Mercy Housing Lakefront, Owner

 

Category: Interior Architecture

Huron Library Renovations, Huron, CA

Dyson Siegrist Janzen Architects Inc.

Arthur Dyson, Designer

BVI Construction, Contractor

Coalinga Huron Library District, Owner

 

Category: Unbuilt

ICE CADE: Center for Architecture, Design + Education, Chicago, IL

UrbanWorks, Ltd.

Patricia Saldana Natke, Designer

Chicago Architecture Foundation, Owner

 

Category: Institutional

Illinois High Speed Rail Pontiac Station, Pontiac, IL

Muller + Muller, Ltd.

Mark Vrba, Designer

Vissering Construction Co., Contractor

City of Pontiac, Owner

 

Category: Interior Architecture
Illumina Manufacturing Facility, San Diego, CA
EwingCole
Gayle Lane, Designer
BN Builders, Contractor
Illumina, Owner

Category: Institutional
KSU Center for the Visual Arts, Kent, Ohio
Payto Architects
Payto Architects Team, Designer
Thomarios, Contractor
Kent State University, Owner

Category: Institutional
KSU Regional Academic Center, Twinsburg, Ohio
Payto Architects
Payto Architects Team, Designer
Snavely Construction, Contractor
Kent State University, Owner

Category: Religious
New Cloister, Traverse City, MI
Duncan G. Stroik Architect, LLC
Duncan Stroik, Designer
Comstock Construciton Co., Contractor
Mother Mary of Jesus, OCD, Prioress, Owner

Category: Institutional
Oak Park ESD 97 Administration Building, Oak Park, IL
STR Partners LLC
Colby Lewis, Designer
Bulley & Andrews, Contractor
Oak Park ESD 97, Owner

Category: Residential 1
Pelican Lake Modern, Pelican Rapids, MN
Peterssen/Keller Architecture
Lars Peterssen, Designer
Tomlinson & Sons, Inc., Contractor
Katie and Brett Itterman, Owner

Category: Commercial
Resource Bank-Shabbona, Shabbona, IL
Hagney Architects, LLC
David Hagney, Designer
Shepard Construction, Contractor
Resource Bank, Owner

Category: Unbuilt
Riverview Stage, Des Moines, IA
ASK Studio
Brent Schipper, Designer
Parks Area Foundation, Owner

Category: Institutional
Robert J. Richardson Middle School, Chicago, IL
STR Partners LLC
Colby Lewis, Designer
KR Miller Contractors, Contractor
Chicago Public Schools/Public Building Commission of Chicago, Owner

Category: Residential 2
Roosevelt School Apartments, Clinton, IA
ASK Studio
Brent Schipper, Designer
Ringland-Johnson Construction, Contractor
Community Housing Initiatives, Owner

Category: Commercial
Sunstar Americas North American Headquarters, Schaumburg, IL
Heitman Architects, Inc.
Karl Heitman, Designer
Peak Construction, Contractor
Sunstar Americas, Owner

Category: Religious
Trinity Lutheran Church, Elkhart, IN
Groth Design Group
Paul Barribeau, AIA, Designer
J.A. Wagner Construction, Contractor
Trinity Lutheran Church, Owner

Category: Residential 1
West Town Landmark Renovation, Chicago, IL
Design Bridge Ltd.,
Gabriel Ignacio Dziekiewicz, Designer
Blackwood Group, LLC, Contractor
Jamie McMullin and Janelle Hoekstra, Owner

 

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