Award Winners

LeDroit-Kelly Miller Alley Enhancement Project by EL Studio and DC Housing Authority (Professional Commissioned Project)

Wings Over Ruins by HKS, Inc. (Professional Non-Commissioned Project)

Reprogramming the Suburbs: Imagining an inclusive and sustainable future for the cookie-cutter neighborhood by Virginia Tech School of Architecture (Student - Non-Commissioned Project)


Honorable Mention

Aquia Harbour Pre-School by MODE4 Architecture (Professional Commissioned Project)

The Church of Ascension and Saint Agnes Parish center and Housing Development by EL Studio (Professional Commissioned Project)



Award Winners

Artifacts by W.C. Ralston Architects (Professional Commissioned Project)


Fort Lauderdale Federal Courthouse by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (Professional Commissioned Project)


Honorable Mention

Bowie State University Martin Luther King, Jr. Communication Arts and Humanities Building by Perkins&Will (Professional Commissioned Project)

Hydrohaven: Our Marine Weapon Against Climate Change by Anamika Naraynsingh (Student - Non-Commissioned Project)



Award of Excellence

Treasure Hunt: Approach and Anticipation at Observatory by Yueming Lin, University of Virginia

Unbuilt Awards

Continuities: The Columbia Air Center Interpretive Center by Juanita Li, University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation

Floating City: A Pattern for Future Settlement on Water by Yueming Lin, University of Virginia

Green Convergence: Resilient Corridor for Jaipur by Chaoming Li, University of Virginia

Prototyping Hybrid Infrastructures: Networked Flood Mitigation for Norfolk, Virginia by Luis Medina and Yingxu Fan, University of Virginia

Virginia Tech Innovation Campus Academic Building 1 by SmithGroup

See the 2021 winning projects on our blog!



125.000 km_Prototypes of rehabilitation in abandoned ruins left by the tradition of nomadism throughout the spanish territory by Belen Gonzalez

Mallows Bay Interpretive Center​ by Taro Matsuno

See the 2019 winning projects on our blog!



Award of Excellence
LISBON STORY // RE-habilitation // RE-vitalization // RE-structuration //
by María González Aranguren - Aranguren & Gallegos architects; Lecturer, School of Architecture, University of Virginia

Award - Student / Non-commissioned projects

Angles of Incidence - Austin Edwards - University of Virginia

City Fragments, Building Transitions: An Urban Stitching of Hong Kong Through Film - Phil Chang - University of Virginia, School of Architecture

Folded Barcelona - A New Catalan Parliament - Haoruo Zhu & Fang Nan - University of Virginia
Supervisor: Prof. Manuel Bailo Esteve

Post Industrial Appalachia - Andrew Shea - University of Virginia

Willamette Public Charter School - Portia Strahan - Kuhn Architects

Award - Professional / Commissioned Projects
Material Memory Retroffiting
Architects: Luis Pancorbo and Ines Martin-Robles - University of Virginia; Pancorbo Arquitectos
Design team: Tyler Mauri, Austin Edwards, Katherine LaRose - University of Virginia

See the 2018 winning projects on our blog!



Merit in Professional - Commissioned Projects
Perkins+Will - Commonwe­­alth Center for Advanced Logistics Systems (CCALS)
HKS, Inc. - The North Texas Food Bank - A Catalyst for Social Change​
aldayjover architecture and landscape, University of Virginia - Recovery of Piedras River Meander and Historic Aqueduct​

Merit in Professional - Non-Commissioned Projects​
Michael Beaman, University of Virginia - ShopBox​
mcdowellespinosa, University of Virginia - The Sod-Lam Trekking Tower​

Excellence in Professional - Non-Commissioned Projects
Luis Pancorbo, University of Virginia; Ines Martin Robles, University of Virginia; Marcelo Ruiz Pardo; Sonia Nebreda - MALI. Art Museum of Lima. NEW ADDITION for CONTEMPORARY ART

Merit in Student - Non-Commissioned Projects​
Tyler Mauri, Austin Edwards, Ben Dinapoli, and Ziqi Chen, University of Virginia - Framing Logics

See the 2017 winning projects on our blog!



Honor Awards
Archotus - Sacrif(ice)
Joseph Brookover, Jr., University of Virginia - Re-Centering Delhi Cultural Transect for Independent India

Merit Awards
Gronning Architects, PLLC - Bamiyan Cultural Centre
Meditch Murphey Architects - Urban Grapevine
Landscape Architecture Bureau & FXFOWLE Architects LLP - Between Earth and Sky
E/L Studio - Arizona Avenue Residence
Thuy Do & Haomin Yang, University of Maryland, College Park - Navy Yard Waterfront Vessel
Mohamed Ismail, University of Virginia - Collecting the World (as we know it)
KUBE architecture - Woven Cultures-Peace Corps Commemorative Design 

See the 2016 winning projects on our blog!


mcdowellespinosa - Delirious Detroit
DLR Group | Sorg Architects - Water Dyke


Award of Excellence in Master Planning and Site Design
MulvannyG2 Architecture - Fuzhou Heritage Park

Award of Excellence in Materials and Innovation
Jeana Ripple - BREATHE WALL: microstructure INFRASTRUCTURE

Award of Excellence in Building Design
N.E.E.D. Architecture - Plastic Cube

Design Award
Jeana Ripple - Evaporative Skin
Perkins + Will - Franklin School, Washington, DC
Torti Gallas and Partners with The Spinnaker Group - Growing from Zero
Bonstra|Haresign Architects with LAB (Landscape Architecture Bureau) - Harbor Over[view]: Baltimore Housing, Baltimore, MD
Perkins + Will - Harvest, Philadelphia, PA
WDG Architecture - Imminent Bloom: A Residential Tower for the 21st Century, Queens, NY
Jonathan Culp - Johnson Family Farm Community Center
Sorg Architects - La Esfera, Miami, FL
Cannon Design - University of Baltimore – Langsdale Library, Baltimore, MD
Thomas Keiper - Living Pod: Housing for a Mobile Lifestyle 
RTKL - Looper
Kurt West - Polyhut
Abi Kallushi - Shadow Theatre of Alexandria, Alexandria, VA


Awards of Excellence
Ghazal Abbasy-Asbagh - Refolding Muqarnas: A Case Study
Andrew Baldwin - Lacrosse as Sacred Iroquois Tradition: The Architecture of Cultural Representation
Edward R. Ford - Park and Recreation Structures Revised
KGD Architecture - Civic Threshold

Awards of Merit
Jacob Bialek - Modular Personality: Vertical Integrated Student Housing
c2 architecture studio + HOK - infoCUBE: light monitors
Cunningham Quill Architects - St. Elizabeths Water Tower
Edward R. Ford - Trinity + One
Philip Goolkasian - South Capitol Natatorium
KGD Architecture - Office Building of the Future
LEO A DALY - China Mobile
McGraw Bagnoli Architects - Green Machine


Grand Prize Award 
Christine Chlebda - Winery in Montalto

Awards of Honor
Ronit Eisenbach - Sky Frames: Instruments of Discovery
Sandra Nam - The Southeast Side Story
Jaan Holt, Gui Talarico, Michael Vallen - Liberty Lights

Awards of Merit
Bill Kline, Brian Martin, Brenna Costello, David Treece, (SmithGroup JJR) - National Rehabilitation Hospital
Shawn Balon - Transitional Boundaries:  Reevaluating the Hutong
Ryan Erb - Momentum of Public Space/Daniel T. Shaw Library Metro Square


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