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6 years in a row of sponsoring Design Awards!

And The 2014 Winners:

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Adaptive Reuse
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Winner: Honor Award
Simonton Swaika Black Architects, Inc.
W. Warner Williams Water Resource Park
Projects Under 300K  



Congratulations to:

Commercial Category
HONOR— KDag designs in collaboration with Appleseed Architecture – Brick & Tin
“This small restaurant’s clear plan shows the design is under control. The architect used lovely materials and nice details to complete the space.”

Renovation / Adaptive Reuse
MERIT – Cohen Carnaggio Reynolds – Integrated Medical Systems
“This adaptive reuse project encompasses good daylight and successful interiors to create a warm working environment, which can be challenging for a warehouse.”
MERIT—Williams Blackstock Architects – UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center
“The architect’s thoughtful concept, great use of daylight and clean aesthetic contributed to the successful design.”

HONOR – Dungan and Nequette Architects—Anderson Residence
“The great interior qualities, nice details and good scale make this home a success.”
MERIT—Design Initiative—Red Mountain Dwelling
“The design has a nice composition and warm interiors with the choice of wood, and it is a good use of sustainable principles.”

HONOR—Simonton Swaika Black Architects – W. Warner Williams Water Resource Park
“The project had successful elevations and good proportions, and the overall site elements are well composed.”
MERIT – TurnerBatson Architects – University of Alabama Huntsville Charger Union
“The architect handled the complicated program elements with competency and executed good site scale with connections to the larger campus.”
MERIT—Barry Davis Architects – Hoover Miracle Field
“The jury thought the Architect had a good choice of materials, and they appreciated the social impact of the project, as well as the nice and simple design. This project showed that architecture does not have to be heavy handed to have an impact.”

HONOR—Dungan and Nequette Architects – Anderson Residence
“The detail is nicely thought through.  The staircase beautifully breaks the box, and brings an elegance to the design."MERIT—Appleseed Architecture – Whitmire Lofts
“The color and pattern of the façade are interesting, and the weathering quality is well-composed.”

Under $300,000
HONOR—bDot Architecture – The Clubhouse
“The jury stated the design was resourceful and beautifully situated in the landscape. They also appreciated the interaction of light and material, during the day and especially at night.”

HONOR—bDot Architecture – Transportation Node
“The jury loved that this project was multi-modal. It is well thought out and interesting, but very practical and could easily be real.”

MERIT—Gresham, Smith and Partners – REV Birmingham Third Avenue Revitalization
“This project shows a great overall social impact on the urban fabric.”

You can review 2013 Design Awards here.