Tagged: aia design awards

AIA Judges: Juan MirĂ³, Heather McKinney and Richard Archer

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

These three architects served as this year's panel of judges for the AIA Arkansas Design Awards.

AIA Design Awards Chair: Travis R. Bartlett of MAHG Architecture

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

Since joining MAHG, Travis R. Bartlett has served as the project architect on many of the firm's largest projects, and has in this capacity been responsible for the coordination and scheduling of large design teams consisting of numerous specialty engineering and design consultants.

AIA Award of Merit: June Biber Freeman

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

Currently, as director of the Architecture and Design Network, June Biber Freeman oversees a series of free, public lectures by architects and design professionals. Now in its tenth season, the program she conceived and has run as a volunteer is supported in part by the Central Arkansas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, the Fay Jones School of Architecture and the Arkansas Arts Center.

AIA Emerging Professional Award: James Meyer of WER Architects

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

James Meyer, Assoc. AIA, is a project designer at WER Architects in Little Rock. He is also a founding member of studioMAIN, a board member of the Architecture + Design Network, the Associate Director of the Arkansas Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the rising Regional Associate Director for the Gulf States Region of the American Institute of Architects.

AIA Finalist: Restoration and Renovation of Peabody Hall

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

Due to its historically significant location, great care was taken to respect the site and the building's historic character while providing a state-of-the-art facility.

AIA Finalist: Hugg & Hall Mobile Storage

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

Containers are not just for storage anymore. A portable storage company needed a new corporate facility. An office building and shop structure was built using repurposed shipping containers in the design. This approach was both cost-efficient and environmentally friendly.

AIA Finalist: HA House

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

The HA house is a single-family residence for a retired couple relocating to the Ozark Mountains from California.

AIA Finalist: Epley Center for Health Professions

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

The Epley Health Center was expanded from 20,000-SF to 40,000-SF and contains two departments, the nursing school and the center's speech and hearing clinic.

AIA Finalist: Courtyard House

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

The Courtyard House is a pre-fabricated modular home designed and built by students, and it is a single-family, affordable house in downtown Little Rock.

AIA Finalist: 28 Springs

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

28 Springs is a new restaurant venture featuring Ozark plateau cuisine in a refurbished auto dealership. The streamlined aesthetic enlivens the space with movement and vitality.

AIA Citation Award: The Creative Corridor - A Main Street Revitalization for Little Rock

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

The Creative Corridor retrofits a four-block segment of Little Rock's endangered downtown Main Street through economic development catalyzed by the cultural arts.

AIA Merit Award: Vetro 1925

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

Influenced by Italian architectural precedents, Vetro 1925 is a modern Italian restaurant built within, and respecting, an eighty-eight year old historic building.

AIA Merit Award: PORCH House Prefabrication

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

The project addresses issues of sustainable design and affordability in the context of urban, inner-city America. Influenced by vernacular traditions and a specific cultural landscape, the project seeks to create experiential delight out of a small-scale design opportunity.

AIA Merit Award: Northwest Arkansas Free Health Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

The Northwest Arkansas Free Health Center urgently needed a new home to house their medical and dental clinics, one that brings dignity to the underserved.

AIA Merit Award: Eureka Springs High School

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

A modern, high-performance 88,000-SF multi-level high school, sculpted by the site's natural characteristics, celebrating education and community use while utilizing sustainable building materials and methods in a fun, economical and inspiring way.

AIA Honor Award: UALR Student Services Center

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

A new academic center, consolidating campus administration and enrollment services, becomes a landmark gateway to campus.

AIA Honor Award: CALS Children's Library

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

A new Children's Library and Learning Center is based on experiential learning, where children are educated through hands-on activities that teach life skills needed to become responsible adults.

Letter From AIA Arkansas President David McKee

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/14/2013 12:00 am

As AIA Arkansas President for 2013 it gives me great pleasure to present this year's Design Awards publication. The projects showcased within exemplify some of the best creative talent in the field of Architecture found here in Arkansas.

Letter From AIA Arkansas President Michael Lejong

by Michael Lejong 9/17/2012 12:00 am

It is my pleasure to present the 2012 Design Awards publication, which illustrates the outstanding design talent within 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 exceptional projects AIA Arkansas architects have produced.

Letter From AIA Arkansas President Frank A. Barksdale

by Frank A. Barksdale 9/19/2011 12:00 am

AIA Arkansas' Design Awards program showcases excellence in architecture and urban design in our state. Recognizing achievement in a broad range of architectural work, the program serves to inform the public of the breadth and value of architectural practice.