The Georgia Architect, October 2011 - (Page 5)
the aia georgia 2011 design awards
AIA GEORGIA DESIGN AWARDS JUDGING CRITERIA Projects must exhibit design achievement that demonstrates exemplary skill and creativity in the resolution and integration of formal, functional and technical requirements, including ecological stewardship and social responsibility that acknowledges and advances social agendas. Projects should reflect a strong sense of place, ecology, history or purpose as an integral part of the demonstrated design excellence. Entries are to be weighed individually, not in comparison to one another. AIA Georgia bestows design awards on three levels. They are (in descending rank):
Recognizes outstanding achievements in design. This award is granted to projects that exemplify excellence of architectural design on all levels of analysis and is reserved for those projects that stand out from a group of otherwise meritorious projects. These are projects of distinction, worthy of notice and emulation by other architects.
Given at the jury’s discretion for meritorious projects deserving of recognition, demonstrating the architects’ design abilities. Recognizes achievement in design and awarded to projects that display a high standard of architectural quality and design.
THE BRICK AWARDS
Given at the jury’s discretion for project of notable accomplishment.
The Brick Awards are conducted and co-sponsored by the Brick Industry Southeast Region. The 2011 Brick Awards recognizes design achievements by Georgia based architectural firms. The criteria for judging was based on the skill and creativeness of the architect or architectural firm designing with brick.
1315 Peachtree Street
Architect: Perkins + Will Location of Project: Atlanta, GA Owner: Perkins + Will Design Director: Manuel Cadrecha, AIA Project Designer: Bruce McEvoy, AIA
This renovation of a 1986 office building addresses the challenges of creating a living laboratory and educational tool which reflects the client’s environmental commitment to its staff, clients and community, and its on-going pursuit of design excellence and its value to society.
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