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AIA Arkansas' Design Awards program honors excellence in architecture and urban design in Arkansas. Recognizing achievement in a broad range of architectural work, the program inform the public of the breadth and value of architectural practice. The program includes the Fay Jones Gold Medal Award, the highest award the Arkansas AIA presents to members.

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From the President: AIA Arkansas Design Awards Highlight State's Built Environment

It is an honor as the 2017 President of AIA Arkansas to present to you this year's AIA Design Awards publication which highlights our chapter's prestigious Design Awards Program as well as individual recipients of our Chapter Awards. read more >

AIA Honor Award 2017: Graphic House by Marlon Blackwell Architects

The Graphic House is a single-family home for a middle-income family of four that occupies a corner lot within a typical suburban neighborhood. read more >

AIA Honor Award 2017: UA Art & Design District Sculpture Studio by Modus Studio

The new sculpture studio facility for the University of Arkansas School of Art is the first and defining building for a new remote district of campus located in a 3.8-acre raw industrial brownfield block in south Fayetteville. read more >

AIA Merit Award 2017: Harvey Pediatric Clinic by Marlon Blackwell Architects

The Harvey Pediatric Clinic is the new home of a thriving pediatric clinic based in Rogers. The building's bold profile provides a visual identity to the clinic while establishing a strong presence along South 52nd Street. read more >

AIA Merit Award 2017: Office 1011 by Modus Studio

Office 1011 serves as a new model to transform traditional status quo city-based architectural design standards of cornice and window articulation into a modern palette. read more >

AIA Merit Award 2017: Walton Arts Center by Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects

A new design creates a dramatic transformation of the Walton Arts Center public identity. read more >

AIA Citation Award 2017: Greers Ferry Water Garden by UA Community Design Center

This study revives the forgotten vision for a public water garden to accompany the Greers Ferry Dam in Heber Springs. read more >

AIA People's Choice Award 2017: ATA International Headquarters by Wittenberg Delony & Davidson

The ATA International Inc. World Headquarters is the center for martial arts training worldwide, designed around the legacy of Eternal Grand Master H.U. Lee, who in 1977 founded ATA in Arkansas read more >

AIA E. Fay Jones Gold Medal Award 2017: Marlon Blackwell

Marlon Blackwell, FAIA, is a practicing architect in Fayetteville, and serves as the E. Fay Jones Distinguished Professor in Architecture at the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design at the University of Arkansas. read more >

AIA Dick Savage Award 2017: Tim Maddox

For over two decades, Tim Maddox, AIA, has represented the architecture profession with poise, pride, and professionalism. read more >

AIA Emerging Professional Award 2017: Heather Davis

Heather Davis, AIA, is an associate at Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects, where she is responsible for coordination and production in all phases of a project from concept design through construction. read more >

AIA Finalists 2017: DeMx, Hight Jackson, Modus Studio

Four projects from three firms selected for AIA Finalists in the 2017 Design Awards. read more >

Meet AIA Design Award Chair James Meyer, 2017 Jury

James Meyer is a project designer and architect at Taggart Architects. He is also a founding member of studioMAIN, a board member of the Architecture + Design Network and former regional associate director for the Gulf States Region of the American Institute of Architects. read more >