Tagged: aia design awards

AIA 2016 Design Awards Chair: Kyle Cook, AIA

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Kyle Cook graduated magna cum laude from the University of Arkansas School of Architecture in 2003. After graduation he continued work at Miller Boskus Lack Architects in Fayetteville before he and his wife returned to his hometown of Jonesboro. He joined Brackett-Krennerich Architects in 2007.

AIA Finalists: Marlon Blackwell Architects, deMx architecture, Modus Studio, WER Architects, Miller Boskus Lack Architects

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Four Fayetteville facilities and one from Fort Smith make up the five finalists of the 2016 AIA-Arkansas Design Awards.

AIA People's Choice Award: Hayden Padgett Memorial Press Box by Morrison Architecture

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Inspired by a courageous boy whose dream was to become a Mountain Home Bomber football player, the Hayden Padgett Memorial Press Box represents all Bombers gone too soon and the heart of a little boy who through his fight, touched so many and brought the community together.

AIA Citation Award: Third Street Parking Deck by AMR Architects

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

The onus of refacing this parking deck on Third Street in Little Rock is to reuse the existing deck in a way that is minimally invasive. That means keeping the parking counts high while adding valuable retail and dinning space on the first floor and providing compact affordable apartments on upper floors.

AIA Merit Awards: Skiles Architect, Miller Boskus Lack Architects

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

The B House is a dramatic addition to the corner of a transitional and diverse Fayetteville neighborhood. And the location of an overcrowded and undersized Starbucks became the impetus for the design of an expansion that captures space from an adjacent busy plaza.

AIA Honor Awards: Marlon Blackwell Architects, Allison Architects, Modus Studio, Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/7/2016 12:00 am

Three properties in northwest Arkansas and one in Little Rock net honor awards from AIA-Arkansas.

AIA 2015 Design Awards Chair: Jonathan Opitz

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Jonathan Opitz is principal at AMR Architects. He’s passionate about providing client focused services tailored to meet each client’s preferences, values, and needs.

The 2015 AIA Design Awards Jury: Dan Brown, Brad Satterwite, Josh Shelton

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Dan Brown is Hufft Projects’ director of residential design. Brad Satterwhite is a principal of KEM Studio and a LEED accredited professional. Josh Shelton joined el dorado in 1999 and became a principal with the firm in 2002.

AIA Emerging Professional: Josh Siebert, Assoc. AIA

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Josh Siebert, associate AIA, is the lead designer and co-founder of architecture and prototyping firm Modus Studio in Fayetteville.

AIA Award of Merit: Timothy Hursley

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Born in Detroit in 1955, Timothy Hursley began an apprenticeship in architectural photography with Hungarian photographer Balthazar Korab in 1972. Hursley moved to Little Rock in 1980, where he started his own architectural photography studio, The Arkansas Office.

AIA Fay Jones Gold Medal Ward: Blakely C. Dunn, AIA

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Blakely C. Dunn, AIA, is president of CADM Architecture Inc. in El Dorado. Since it was founded in 1936, CADM has become one of the oldest architectural firms in continuous practice in the state of Arkansas .

AIA Finalists: W. Chris Sheppard, Hight Jackson Associates, Core Architects, Jackson Brown Palculict Architects

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

The Burton residence is a dream project for a widow. Elkins School District has a new building with a sense of permanence. Pinnacle Springs One is a commercial, mixed-use building designed to fit its natural surroundings. And the Pulaski Technical College Fine & Performing Arts/Humanities Building is 
a multi-functional humanities, arts, and community-focused facility arranged in a multi-level design.

AIA People's Choice Award: Mid-America Science Museum by Wittenberg Delony & Davidson Inc.

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

The challenge for Mid-America Science Museum at the Donald W. Reynolds Center (MASM) in Hot Springs was to create a unique visitor experience that utilized the museum’s natural wooded context & existing facility, originally built in 1979, while reinforcing science education through hands on learning and adventure play.

AIA Citation Award: All Saints’ Episcopal Church by Marlon Blackwell Architects

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

Significant constraints and steep topography on site result in a small triangular footprint that informs and influences the form of the All Saints’ Episcopal Church.

AIA Merit Awards: SILO AR+D, Marlon Blackwell Architects, Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/19/2015 12:00 am

A live-work space, Mood Ring House consolidates work functions on the ground, with a majority of living spaces above.

Message from 2015 AIA President Mark O. Cahoon

by Mark O. Cahoon 10/19/2015 12:00 am

I am honored to present the 2015 AIA Arkansas Design Awards, showcasing the outstanding design talent belonging to Arkansas firms. These projects represent the best our design community has to offer. This publication will be distributed by Arkansas Business all across the state, showcasing the rich design diversity, incredible talent, and wonderful projects AIA Arkansas’ architects have produced.

Charles Witsell, Gordon Wittenberg Recipients of AIA 2014 Dick Savage Memorial Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Charles Witsell, FAIA, and Gordon Wittenberg, FAIA, are retired principals of the Little Rock architecture firms WER Architects/Planners (Witsell Evans & Rasco) and WD&D Architects (Wittenberg Delony & Davidson) respectively. They are the dual recipients of AIA’s 2014 Dick Savage Memorial Award.

Jonathan Opitz Named AIA's 2014 Emerging Professional

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Jonathan Opitz, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is a project architect at Little Rock’s AMR Architects. He is a board member for studioMain, the Architecture Design Network, and the American Institute of Architects Arkansas Chapter. He is the current chairman for the AIA Arkansas Central Section, the AIA Arkansas Sustainability Committee, the AIA Arkansas Convention Speaker and is also its Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXVIII representative.

Jeff Shannon Receives 2014 AIA E. Fay Jones Gold Medal Award

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Jeff Shannon, FAIA, has devoted most of his career to practicing and teaching architecture in his native Arkansas. Educated at the University of Arkansas and at Rice University, he was dean of the Fay Jones School of Architecture at Arkansas from 2000 to 2013.

The 2014 AIA Design Awards Jury: Sheila Dial-Barton, Price Harrison and Kem G. Hinton

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/20/2014 12:00 am

Sheila Dial-Barton is an Associate at EOA Architects. Price Harrison founded Price Harrison Architect and Associates PLLC in 1998. And Kem G. Hinton is a founding partner at Tuck-Hinton Architects. All three of this year's judges hail from Nashville, Tennessee.