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2016 AIA|LA Design Awards/
Next LA/Presidential Honorees
Amongst the most prestigious and competitive awards programs for architecture in the United States, the annual AIA Los Angeles Design
Awards honor excellence in built work (Design Awards) and yet unbuilt (Next LA Awards.)
This year saw the AIA|LA launch its first COTE LA (Committee on the Environment) awards, given to projects that further and/or demonstrate
achievement in the implementation of sustainability features. These winning projects were selected by experts and innovators in the field,
who noted performance, systems integration and other key elements in addition to design.
2016 AIA|LA Presidential Honors, recognizing individuals who have re-defined the possibilities of design, produced meaningful bodies-ofwork in an overall context, or contributed significantly to the profession and its practitioners, were bestowed by AIA|LA President Debra
Gerod, FAIA, Partner, Gruen Associates.
venue served as a reminder of historic contributions to the field over time and a landmark of Los Angeles' re-burgeoning Historic Core.
Tom Gilmore, the developer at the center of this resurgence, welcomed guests from the stage to begin the evening.
Design Award and Next LA awards are given in three classifications: Honor, Merit and Citation, with Honor being the highest category.
2016 DESIGN AWARDS SPONSORS
Thank you to these wonderful sponsors for making a prestigious and wonderful night out possible.
Very special thanks to Julie D. Taylor, Hon. AIA|LA and Taylor & Company.
ARC Document Solutions
David Lena Photography
Vantage Technology Consulting Group
Rios Clementi Hale Studios
Walter P. Moore
Francis Krahe & Associates
Lehrer Architects LA
Light Build Design
ME Engineers, Inc.
Bike Valet Sponsors
LA County Bicycle Coalition
Loescher Meachem Architects
Moore Ruble Yudell
Prudential Lighting Products
The Architect's Newspaper
AHBE Landscape Architects
2016 AIA|LA Design Awards
2016 DESIGN AWARDS JURY
Eui-Sung Yi, Design Principal, Morphosis
Julie Snow, FAIA, Founder, Snow Kreilich Architects
Ma Yansong, Assoc. AIA, Founder & Principal, MAD Architects
2017 AIA Los Angeles Membership Directory & Resource Guide
AIA LOS ANGELES AWARDS PROGRAMS
Over five hundred attendees took in the proceedings at the historic Palace Theatre on Broadway in Los Angeles. The stunning and storied