Winners of 2016 Residential Design and Honor Awards Announced

Press Release

By AIA Atlanta

ATLANTA, Nov. 18, 2016–AIA Atlanta, the Atlanta chapter of the American Institute of Architects, proudly announced the winners of the 2016 Residential Design Awards and the Honor Awards last evening during its annual Build Something Great ceremony.

The award categories for residential design included: Single Family: Nontraditional; Single Family: Traditional; Multifamily; and Renovations and Additions. Winners were determined by a three-person jury comprised of architects Joel Barkley; Erin Sterling Lewis, AIA; and Christopher Rose, AIA.

The Honor Awards recognize individuals who have demonstrated exemplary commitment and service to AIA, the community and the advancement of architecture.

Residential Design Awards Winners

Single Family: Nontraditional

Honor: Nantahala Mountain Retreat
Michael Neiswander, AIA
Scaly Mountain, North Carolina

Merit: Casa DeSilva
Surber Barber Choate + Hertlein Architects
Nuevo Leon, Mexico

Single Family: Traditional

Honor: Yonson Residence
Brightwater Homes
Milton, Georgia


Honor: Seventh Midtown
Lord Aeck Sargent
Atlanta, Georgia

Merit: Dwell Design Studio
Brooklyn Riverside
Jacksonville, FL

Renovations and Additions

Honor: LS3P Associates Ltd.
Lapitz Residence
Savannah, Georgia

Honor Awards Winners

Kwanza Hall Award
Shannon Powell

James Gant Fausett, FAIA Service to the Profession Award
Kathryn Bedette, AIA
Garfield Peart, AIA
Jay Silverman, AIA

Dorothy Spence Citizen Architect Award
K. Scott Gordon, AIA

John Busby Young Architect
Nicole Hilton, AIA

Silver Medal Award

Presidential Citation
James Gantt Fausett, FAIA

Explore the winning Residential Design Awards entries here.

About AIA Atlanta

With approximately 1,700 members throughout metro Atlanta, AIA Atlanta is an energetic, creative and agile advocate for architects, design professionals, students and the general public. Our diverse membership is comprised of professionals from a variety of backgrounds, including traditional firms, allied professional firms, retired professionals, colleges and universities, government centers, product showrooms, manufacturing facilities and home offices. All members have one connecting and powerful thread in common: a fine appreciation of architecture and design. For more information, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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