The American Institute of Architects, San Francisco chapter (AIASF) is pleased to announce the honorees of the 2016 AIA San Francisco Design Awards program. The winners were revealed and celebrated at the newly renovated Herbst Theater, San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center Wednesday with Master of Ceremonies Jennifer Dunlop Fletcher of SFMOMA and members of the design community.
“Each year the AIASF Design Awards celebrates the best of Bay Area architects, and this year’s Austin-based jury had the unenviable challenge to winnow over 150 entries to our group of 2016 honorees,” AIASF Executive Director Jennifer Jones, CAE, IOM, describes of the process. “Every award-winning project offers unique and distinctive design solutions to enhance the architectural experience and further demonstrates the diversity of creative and innovative projects from our talented industry."
Winners were recognized for their exceptional contributions to the built environment integrating the overall practice of sustainable design principles in all categories with the support of PG&E’s Pacific Energy Center. Special commendations were also awarded in the areas of Historic Preservation, Urban Design, Social Responsibility and Sustainability.
“AIASF has so many talented design firms that, each year, the jury has their work cut out for them, and this year was no exception,” says AIASF 2016 President Aaron Jon Hyland, AIA. “Our warmest congratulations to all honorees, and thank you to everyone who submitted and made this year’s awards program another success.”
Winning projects are featured online at www.aiasf.org/awards, included in a print publication available at the AIASF office, and will be showcased in an upcoming exhibition on view at the AIA San Francisco gallery (130 Sutter Street, Suite 600).
ARCHITECTURE – HONOR AWARD
TLCD Architecture + Mark Cavagnero Associates for College of Marin Academic Center
ZGF Architects + Affiliated Engineers, Inc. for Stanford University, Stanford Energy Systems Innovation
SmithGroupJJR for University of California Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s Chu Hall
Jensen Architects + Architectural Resources Group for David Ireland’s House (+Historic Preservation Commendation)
ARCHITECTURE – MERIT AWARD
Aidlin Darling Design for Brecon Estate Winery
VeeV Design for Grace Street Residence
Turnbull Griffin Haesloop for Hupomone Ranch
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects for North Beach Branch Library
Group 4 Architecture, Research + Planning, Inc. for Rinconada Library
ARCHITECTURE – CITATION AWARD
HOK + Mark Cavagnero Associates for San Francisco Public Safety Campus
Mork Ulnes Architects – SFOSL for Trollhus
TEF Design for Don Fisher Clubhouse (+ Social Responsibility Commendation)
Gensler for The Tower at PNC Plaza (+ Sustainability Commendation)
INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE – HONOR AWARD
IwamotoScott Architecture for Bloomberg Tech Hub
Aidlin Darling Design for Skyhaus
INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE – MERIT AWARD
Gensler for Coblentz Patch Duffy and Bass
Gensler, Hamilton + Aitken Architects, Robin Chiang & Co. for SFO, Terminal 3, Boarding Area E
INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE – CITATION AWARD
Jensen Architects + VerPlanck Historic Preservation Consulting for Children’s Day School at Dolores Park (+Historic Preservation Commendation)
Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill, LLP for The Strand, American Conservatory Theater (+ Social Responsibility Commendation)
SPECIAL COMMENDATION – HISTORIC PRESERVATION (Awarded in partnership with SF Heritage)
San Francisco Public Works and Carey & Co. for War Memorial Veterans Building.
SPECIAL COMMENDATION – SUSTAINABILITY
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects for Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation
SPECIAL COMMENDATION – SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY (Awarded in partnership with Public Architecture)
Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects and Saida + Sullivan Design Partners for 474 Natoma
Herman Coliver Locus Architecture for Half Moon Village Affordable Senior Housing
Studio Terpeluk for Lava Mae.
SPECIAL COMMENDATION – URBAN DESIGN (Awarded in partnership with SPUR)
MIN | DAY for Blue Barn Theatre & Boxcar 10
Field Paoli Architects for Whole Foods Market on The Alameda
DESIGN AWARDS JURY
The 2016 Design Awards Jury took place in Austin, TX with submissions reviewed by the following panel of jurors:
Burton Baldridge, AIA (Baldridge Architects), Christopher Cobb (Chris Cobb Architecture), AIA, Robert Harris, FAIA (Lake|Flato), and Wendy Dunnam Tita, AIA (Page).