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AIA AZ’s 2015 Design Award Winners

The team of Colwell Shelor/West 8/Weddle Gilmore won the Mesa City Center competition and the the 2015 Urban & Regional Planning – Honor Award.

Source: The American Institute of Architects

The Arizona component of The American Institute of Architects announced the 2015 Design Award Winners, recognizing excellence in design, planning and construction of projects designed by AIA Arizona architects registered and licensed in the State of Arizona. Selected from 93 submissions, 28 recipients were recently honored at The Phoenix Art Museum.

The award recipients were chosen by a distinguished group of architects from San Francisco. The jury was chaired by Rosa Sheng, AIA; David Baker, FAIA; Joshua Aidlin, AIA and Dominique Price, AIA.

There are three levels of recognition: Honor, Merit and Citation. An Honor Award is the most prestigious, followed by Merit and Citation. The recipients are listed below.

2015 AIA Arizona Award Winners

2015 Urban & Regional Planning – Honor Award
Project: Mesa City Center
Design Team: Colwell Shelor, West 8, Weddle Gilmore Black Rock Studio
Owner: City of Mesa

2015 Interior Architecture – Honor Award

Project: VCSO
Architect: DeBartolo Architects
Owner: Visual Supply Company
Contractor: Flory Construction

2015 Distinguished Building – Honor Award
Project: Manzanita Hall Renovation
Architect: Studio Ma, Inc.
Associate Architect: Solomon Cordwell Buenz
Owner: Arizona State University, The Arizona Board of Regents, American Campus Communities
Contractor: hardison/downey construction inc.

2015 Distinguished Building – Honor Award
Project: Scottsdale Museum of the West
Architect: Studio Ma, Inc.
Associate Architect: Cawley Architects
Owner: City of Scottsdale
Contractor: CORE Construction + LGE Design Build

2015 Distinguished Building – Honor Award
Project: Mariposa Land Port of Entry Expansion and Modernization
Architect: Jones Studio, Inc.
Owner: U. S. General Services Administration
Contractor: Hensel Phelps

2015 Distinguished Building – Honor Award
Project: White Stone Studios
Design Architect: Benjamin Hall Design
Record Architect: 180 degrees inc.
Owner: ABT Properties LLC
Contractor: collaboration between 180 degrees inc. and Benjamin Hall Design

2015 Unbuilt Award – Merit Award
Project: Desert Bridge Residence
Architect: Chen + Suchart Studio
Owner: Scott and Irene McMurray
Contractor: David Mikes

2015 Unbuilt Award – Merit Award
Project: Portal Spas
Architect: WORKSBUREAU
Owner: Al Ra’ldah Investment Company

2015 Unbuilt Award – Merit Award
Project: RCCA Gridshell
Architect: Christopher D. Trumble
Owner: Ross Creek Centre for the Arts

2015 Distinguished Building – Merit Award
Project: Bicycle Haüs
Architect: DeBartolo Architects
Owner: Bicycle Haüs
Contractor: R. J. Gurley

2015 Distinguished Building – Merit Award
Project: Hashen Kehk Community Center
Architect: Orcutt | Winslow
Owner: Gila River Indian Community District 2
Contractor: Arviso Okland Construction

2015 Distinguished Building – Merit Award
Project: College Avenue Commons
Architect: Gensler | Architekton
Owner: Arizona State University
Contractor: Okland Construction

2015 Urban & Regional Planning – Citation Award
Project: Hance Park Master Plan
Design Team Weddle Gilmore, black rock studio, !melk Landscape Architecture, Floor Associates
Owner: City of Phoenix

2015 Interior Architecture – Citation Award
Project: 3256 Interior Renovation
Architect: Chen + Suchart Studio
Owner: Scott Mancuso and Rie Takahata
Contractor: Verge Design:Build

2015 Interior Architecture – Citation Award
Project: Falora
Architect: repp + mclain design and construction
Owner: Ari Shapiro
Contractor: repp + mclain design and construction

2015 Interior Architecture – Citation Award
Project: Reforma Cocina y Cantina
Architect: repp + mclain design and construction
Owner: Grant Krueger & Steve Stratigouleas Reforma LLC
Contractor: repp + mclain design and construction

2015 Distinguished Building – Citation Award
Project: Sun Devil Fitness Complex
Architect: Studio Ma, Inc.
Associate Architect: Sasaki Associates
Owner: Arizona State University and The Arizona Board of Regents
Contractor: Gilbane Building Company

2015 Distinguished Building – Citation Award
Project: AzCA Playground
Architect: Christopher D. Trumble
Owner: Arizona’s Children Association
Contractor: Drachman Design-Build Coalition, Inc.

2015 Distinguished Building – Citation Award
Project: Farmer Studios II
Architect: Architekton
Owner: Architekton
Contractor: Bistany Architecture & Construction

2015 Distinguished Building – Citation Award
Project: Yerger Residence
Architect: Chen + Suchart Studio
Owner: Fred & Michelle Yerger
Contractor: Creative Concrete and Masonry

Arizona Public Service & Salt River Project: 2015 Energy/Sustainable Award
Project: Integrated Education Building at GateWay Community College
Architect: SmithGroupJJR
Owner: Maricopa County Community College District
Contractor: CORE Construction

2015 AIA Arizona Special Award Winners:

2015 Goodwin Award
Project: Lew Wolff Training Complex at Fitch Park Addition + Renovation
Architect: Gensler
Owner: City of Mesa
Contractor: W E O’Neil Construction

2015 Goodwin Award
Project: Arizona State University College Avenue Commons
Architect: Gensler | Architekton
Owner: Arizona State University
CMAR: Okland Construction

2015 Twenty-Five Year Award
Project: Arroyo House
Architect: Line and Space, LLC

2015 Associate Award: Doug Nielsen, Associate AIA

2015 AIA10 Award: Dan Clevenger, AIA

2015 Educator Award: John Meunier, AIA

2015 AIA Arizona College of Fellows Chairman’s Award: Patrick Panetta, AIA

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