The Institute Honor Awards program recognizes achievements for a broad range of architectural activity to elevate the general quality of architecture practice, establish a standard of excellence against which all architects can measure performance, and inform the public of the breadth and value of architecture practice. Learn more about each of these projects on the AIA website.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Visitor Center, Weiss/Manfredi
Serves as a legible point of arrival while also defining a new threshold between the city and a variety of landscapes of the 52-acre garden.
Centre for International Governance and Innovation (CIGI) Campus, KPMB Architects
This campus formerly occupied by the Seagram distillery is a reinterpretation of a traditional academic quad.
Community Rowing Boathouse, Anmahian Winton Architects
This nonprofit rowing club relocated to the Charles River and now sits at an intersection of activity that allows it to serve the community on a grander scale.
Jackson Hole Airport, Gensler
The only airport in the U.S. located within a National Park, the Jackson Hole Airport is a considerate renovation that takes advantage of awe-inspiring surroundings.
King Street Station, ZGF Architects
With commuter ridership on the rise, this renovation project restored the building’s historic character and upgraded facilities to meet current needs.
Lakewood Cemetery Garden Mausoleum, HGA
Requiring careful consideration of the intimacy of personal grieving the Garden Mausoleum at Lakewood Cemetery challenges the paradigm of mausoleums as dark, introverted places.
Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust, Belzberg Architects
Balances spatial requirements with the introduction of a significant new structure into the urban park’s existing landscape.
The Pierre, Olson Kundig Architects
French for “stone,” The Pierre is a residence inspired by its owners affection for a stone outcropping on the property line and the views from the site itself.
Quaker Meeting House and Arts Center, Sidwell Friends School, KieranTimberlake
Transformed a 1950s gymnasium into a contemplative space with additional facilities for art and music instruction.
SCAD Museum of Art, Sottile & Sottile and Lord Aeck Sargent
Transformed a series of dilapidated freight warehouses and incorporated them into a complex that expands the Savannah College of Art and Design.
St. Louis Public Library, Central Library Transformation and Restoration, Cannon Design
Nearing the 100th-year anniversary of its Central Branch, the St. Louis Public Library sought to modernize its space and enhance its original Beaux Arts beginnings.
Credits: Albert Vecerka/Esto (Brooklyn); Maris Mezulis (CIGI); Peter Vanderwarker (boathouse); Tim Griffith (airport); Benjamin Benschneider (train station; Pierre); Paul Crosby Photography (mausoleum); Iwan Baan (Holocaust museum); Michael Moran Studio (school); SCAD; Tim Hursley (library).