Design & Service Awards

 
Jenkins Peer Architects receives Firm of the Year Award
The AIA Charlotte Annual Design and Service Awards was held on Thursday, November 4th 2021 at the Mint Museum Randolph Road Campus. The jury was comprised of four architects based out of San Francisco and awarded 14 professional design awards and 5 student awards.

Four other individuals and one firm was recognized for their service to the
profession and the community.

View all of the 2021 AIA Charlotte Design Award Submissions
 

2021 DESIGN AWARD WINNERS:

Merit Award | New Construction
Project: 
Campbell University Oscar N. Harris Student Union
Buies Creek, NC
Architect:  Little
Owner: Campbell University
Merit Award | New Construction
Project: 
Eastway Regional Recreation Center
Charlotte, NC
Architect: Neighboring Concepts
Owner: Mecklenburg County Parks & Rec
Honor Award | Adaptive Reuse
Project: 
Optimist Hall
Charlotte, NC
Architect: Perkins & Will
Owner: White Point Partners & Pace Properties
Citation Award | Adaptive Reuse
Project:
Community Matters Cafe
Charlotte, NC
Architect: LS3P
Owner: Charlotte Rescue Mission
Citation Award | Adaptive Reuse
Project: 
Agnes Scott College | Rebekah Scott Hall Renovation/Restoration
Decatur, GA
Architect: Jenkins Peer Architects
Owner: Agnes Scott College
Merit Award | Interiors
Project: 
Lending Tree Headquarters
Charlotte, NC
Architect: Redline Design Group
Owner: Lending Tree
Merit Award | Interiors
Project: 
An Office and Cantina
Grand Rapids, MI
Architect: ProgressiveAE
Owner: Confidential Client
Merit Award | Interiors
Project: 
Florence Crittenton
Charlotte, NC
Architect: LS3P
Owner: Keith Corp
Citation Award | Interiors
Project: 
Sodoma Law Office
Charlotte, NC
Architect:
C Design In Association with
SGA | NarmourWright Design

Owner: Sodoma Law

Citation Award | Interiors
Project: 
JLL Charlotte
Charlotte, NC
Architect: Gensler
Owner: Jones Lange LaSalle
Honor Award | Unrealized Projects
Project: 
4Roots Farm
Architect:  Little
Honor Award | Unrealized Projects
Project: 
Destination Crenshaw
Architect:  Perkins & Will
Merit Award | New Construction
Project: 
Campbell University Oscar N. Harris Student Union
Buies Creek, NC
Architect:  Little
Owner: Campbell University
Merit Award | New Construction
Project: 
Eastway Regional Recreation Center
Charlotte, NC
Architect: Neighboring Concepts
Owner: Mecklenburg County Parks & Rec
Citation Award | New Construction
Project: 
Quest at Latta Nature Preserve
Charlotte, NC
Architect: BB+M 
Owner: Mecklenburg County Parks & Rec
Citation Award | Housing
Project:
Greyfriars Residence
Mooresville, NC
Architect: Cluck
Owner: The Tinelli Residence

2021 SERVICE AWARD WINNERS

S. Scott Ferebee Service to the Section Award
Donald Green, AIA
ProgressiveAE
Citizen Architect Service to the Community Award
Catherine Morrison, AIA
Neighboring Concepts
Emerging Professional of the Year
Erica Kennedy, AIA
ODA Architecture
Laurel Award
Dr. Tom Hanchett

2021 SERVICE AWARD WINNERS

Merit Award | Advanced Design Competition
Project:
GroCycle
Student: Christina Kavanagh & Austin Farr
UNC Charlotte School of Architecture
Merit Award | Advanced Design Competition
Project:
GroCycle
Student: Christina Kavanagh & Austin Farr
UNC Charlotte School of Architecture
Merit Award | Advanced Design Competition
Project:
Uplift
Student: Meredith Nortz & Daniel Fernandez
UNC Charlotte School of Architecture
Merit Award | Advanced Design Competition
Project:
Rivalis
Student: Meredith Nortz
UNC Charlotte School of Architecture
Merit Award | Early Design Competition
Project:
HIGHGARDEN
Student: Hector Rubio
UNC Charlotte School of Architecture

View the photos from the awards gala here
 

Thank you to our 2021 Design Awards Jury Chair, Jennifer Devlin-Herbert, FAIA EHDD
Partner 
San Francisco, CA

 

Thank you to our distinguished jury:


Michael Anders, AIA 

Perkins & Will
Project Architect
San Francisco, CA

Rosa Sheng, FAIA
Smith Group
San Francisco, CA

Michael Willis, FAIA
San Francisco, CA


2020 Winners (Download PDF)  
Watch the 2020 design awards videohere

Think you would like to submit?
Read the descriptions below and submit during the Call for Submissions Is Open!  

Citizen Architect Service to the Community
This category recognizes the work of architects who serve as elected or appointed officials, public administrators or institutional leaders and establish and contribute to the development of laws, regulations, policies or initiatives that promote excellence in architecture.


The S. Scott Ferebee Service to the Section Award
The S. Scott Ferebee Service Award recognizes the work of architects who, by their skill, professionalism, dedication, ability and commitment, and/or volunteer contributions have consistently advanced the common goals of AIA Charlotte.

The Laurel Award
The Laurel Award is to recognize individuals, firms or organizations outside the profession who have made significant contributions to the improvement of the region's built environment. Contributions may include, but are not limited to, advancement or development of laws, regulations, policies or initiatives that promote excellence in architecture; the commissioning of notable additions to the built environment; or activities that raise the public's consciousness of the importance of excellent design in the shaping of our world and culture.


Emerging Professional of the Year Award
Established in 2013, to recognize an individual Associate AIA member or an AIA Architect member who has been registered 10 years or less who exemplifies the highest qualities of leadership and who has demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to their AIA Component or region, to the design and construction industry, to the community, and/or to other professional organizations.

Firm of the Year Award
Established in 2013, the purpose of the Firm Award is to recognize notable achievements in design, community service, education, and service to the profession and the AIA by an architectural firm. Projects, accomplishments, and service submitted must reflect a period of at least 10 years.

Questions? Contact AIA Charlotte at 704-369-2302.