AIA Colorado Honors 2016 Young Architects and Designers
The American Institute of Architects Colorado Chapter presented 10 awards and five honors during its annual Young Architects Awards Gala (YAAG) program, held on June 3 at Gensler in Denver. The event marks the 17th anniversary of the awards program that recognizes emerging professionals.
The following 10 awards and five honorable mentions were selected from entries submitted by firms, designers, students and young architects (licensed 10 years or less) from across the state. The entries were judged by a jury of architects, as follows: Stephen Dynia (Jury Chair), Dynia Architects; Sarah Semple Brown, Semple Brown Design; Renee del Gaudio, Renee del Gaudio Architecture; Brent Mather, Gensler; E.J. Meade, Arch11; and Adam Harding, Roth Sheppard Architects.
Emerging Professional of the Year
Dominic Weilminster, RNL Design
Kaylyn Kirby, HDR Inc.
Winner: Brittany Wheeler Tomecek Studio Architects for “Amass”
Honorable Mention: Rachel Cusimano Roth Sheppard Architects for “Girl Running Germany Holocaust Memorial”
Unbuilt Architecture Under 20,000 Sq Ft
Winner: Mike Sudolsky Gensler for “[N]STALL”
Honorable Mention: Brian Martin Tomecek Studio Architecture for “Sky Tower”
Unbuilt Architecture Over 20,000 Sq Ft
Winner: Adam Wagoner and Raphael de la Fontaine Yale School of Architecture for “New Haven Basilica”
Honorable Mention: Kaylyn Kirby HDR Inc. for “Terre & Eau”
Built Architecture Under 20,000 Sq Ft
Winner: Colorado Building Workshop, University of Colorado Denver for “Colorado Outward Bound Micro Cabins”
Built Architecture Over 20,000 Sq Ft
Winner: Adam Ambro, Randall Hatley, Jonas Phillipsen and Scott Wightman Gensler for “Jackson Hole Airport, Phase II”
Winner: Thomas Harris and Patty Gut HDR Inc. for “Bows and Arrows”
Adaptive Reuse and/or Historic Preservation
Winner: Dana Ganssle Ellis Rowland + Broughton Architecture for “White House Tavern”
Honorable Mention: Eric Blase, Georgia Brown, Tim Hutchinson and Jonas Phillipsen Gensler for “Seed Building”
Winner: Cam Tu Dang Cam Dang Designs/Larson Incitti Architects for “Tulum Table & Chair”
Honorable Mention: Stephanie Wood University of Colorado Denver for “Erganomi”