Since 1982, The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC) has celebrated outstanding architecture through the AIACC Design Awards program. Once again, The AIACC proudly recognizes excellence in architecture and design, announcing the recipients of this year’s Design Awards competition and celebrates the value of design.
This year, nearly 300 submittals were reviewed by the esteemed Design Awards jury, which comprised Edmund Ong, FAIA, of Edmund W. Ong Architecture & Planning; John Ronan, AIA, of John Ronan Architects; Julie Snow, FAIA, of Julie Snow Architects; David Thurman, Hon. AIA, of the Art Institute of Chicago; and Clive Wilkinson, AIA, of Clive Wilkinson Architects.
Two Honor Awards for Architecture were given:
- Flynn Mews (Dublin, Ireland): Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects
- Golden Gate Valley Branch Library (San Francisco, CA): Tom Eliot Fisch / Paulett Taggart Architects, JV
One Honor Award for Interior Architecture was given:
- HyundaiCard Airport Lounge (Incheon International Airport, South Korea): Gensler
One Honor Award for Small Projects was given:
- Oakland Museum of California Event Space (Oakland, CA): Jensen Architects
Nine Merit Awards for Architecture were given:
- Marin Country Day School (Marin, CA): EHDD
- East Bay Center for the Performing Arts (Richmond, CA): Mark Cavagnero Associates
- San Joaquin Valley Residence (San Joaquin Valley, CA): Aidlin Darling Design
- Community Foundation Santa Cruz County (Aptos, CA): Mark Cavagnero Associates
- The Q (San Diego, CA): Jonathan Segal FAIA Architect
- Tahiti Affordable Housing (Santa Monica, CA): Daly Genik
- Surfhouse (Hermosa Beach, CA): XTEN Architecture
- Gagosian Gallery Addition (Beverly Hills, CA): Richard Meier & Partners Architects LLP
- Charles David Keeling Apartments, UC San Diego (San Diego, CA): KieranTimberlake
One Merit Award for Interior Architecture was given:
- Bar Agricole (San Francisco, CA): Aidlin Darling Design
One Merit Award for Small Projects was given:
- Coffee Bar Montgomery (San Francisco, CA): jones | haydu
The AIACC congratulates all the Design Award winners on their impressive accomplishments.