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AIA announces the Recipients for the 2021 small project award

United States Architecture News - Jun 28, 2021 - 19:33   2965 views

AIA announces the Recipients for the 2021 small project award

Curated by Small Project Design (SPD), a knowledge community within AIA, The Small Project Awards are hosted with a goal to recognize small projects that epitomize highbrow quality work and advance excellence in microscale project designs. Running into its 18th year of felicitating small projects, the program aims at raising cognizance of the multifold contributions by an architect towards every project irrespective of the scope and scale.

The Small Project Awards were awarded across three categories to offer recognition to a wider range of projects of varying sizes and budgets, amplifying the exemplary design excellence achieved by modest projects. The listed Categories as per AIA were as follows.

Category 1 - Small project construction, an architectural object, work of environmental art, or an architectural design element that costs up to $150,000 in construction.

Category 2 - Small project construction that could cost up to $1,500,000 in construction.

Category 3 - Small project construction, an architectural object, work of environmental art, or an architectural design that is under 5,000 square feet.

2021, small project Award, awarded eleven projects across three categories; the recipients are


Category 1: 

Casa de Baño (Bathhouse),Temascaltepec de González, Mexico

By Robert Hutchison Architecture & JSa Arquitectura

AIA announces the Recipients for the 2021 small project award



Image Courtesy: Robert Hutchison Architecture & JSa Arquitectura. 

Photograph by Benedikt Fahlbusch.

  Community First! Village Micro House #710, Austin, Texas

  By McKinney York Architects


AIA announces the Recipients for the 2021 small project award


Image Courtesy: McKinney York Architects. 

Photographs by Thomas McConnell.

   Peach Hut, Henan China

   By ATELIER XI


Image Courtesy: ATELIER XI. 

Photograph by Chao Zhang.

Category 2:

Celebration Park, Naples, Florida

By David Corban Architect, pllc



Image Courtesy: David Corban Architect, pllc.

Photograph by Joshua Colt Fisher.

   Fraesfield Trailhead at the Scottsdale McDowell Sonoran Preserve, Scottsdale

   By SmithGroup



Image Courtesy: SmithGroup.

Photograph by Matt Winquist, Winquist Photography.

    Pemberton Residence, Austin, Texas 

    By Alterstudio Architecture



Image Courtesy: Alterstudio Architecture

Photograph by Casey Dunn.

   Portage Bay Float Home, Seattle 

    By Studio DIAA



Image Courtesy: Studio DIAA. 

Photographs by Kevin Scott.

    Xero Studio, Phoenix, Arizona 

    By Studio Ma, Inc.



Image Courtesy: Studio Ma. 

Photograph by Bill Timmerman.


Category 3:

Gillson Park Beach House, Chicago |

By Woodhouse Tinucci Architects LLC



Image Courtesy: Woodhouse Tinucci Architects LLC. 

Photograph by Mike Schwartz.

    Lyllye Reynolds-Parker Black Cultural Center, Eugene, Oregon 

    By Architecture  Building Culture



Image Courtesy: Architecture Building Culture.

    Society's Cage, Washington 

     By SmithGroup



Image Courtesy: SmithGroup. 

Photograph by Alan Karchmer/OTTO.

  Top Image: Peach Hut by ATELIER XI, Photograph by Chao Zhang.

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