2015 St. Louis AIA Design Awards

Posted by September 25, 2015


Several projects involving Sam Fox School faculty, alumni, and students received 2015 AIA St. Louis Design Awards. Through a juried process, the annual awards program recognizes excellence in the categories of architecture, interiors, unbuilt, craftsmanship, and drawing.

Drawing Awards

Lecturer Jason Butz, MArch12, received an Honor Award for Diamond in the Sky (firm: Cannon Design).

Allison Méndez, MArch12, received a Merit Award for Illuminated Gateway (firm: Butz + Méndez). 

Susan Pruchnicki, BA86/MArch88, received a Distinguished Award for Travel Sketch-pencil sketch (firm: Bond Architects).

Matthew Skinner, MArch14, received a Distinguished Award for Rock and Sky (firm: Trivers Associates).

Unbuilt Design Awards

Professor of Practice Eric Hoffman, MArch05, and lecturer Anna Ives of patterhn ives received an Honor Award for Portal House in Louisville, Kentucky.

Professor Heather Woofter and associate professor Sung Ho Kim of Axi:Ome received an Honor Award for the UMSL in Grand Center project.

Associate professor Gia Daskalakis of DAS-20 Architecture Studio received an Honor Award for the Dressage Arena in Quincy, Michigan.

Architecture Awards

RGA Global Headquarters, a project involving assistant director of career development Martin Padilla, MArch01, and Ben Paisley, MArch06, of Fox Architects and Stephen Katz, MArch93 of Gensler, received a Merit Award (photo by Fox Architects).

The Riverlands Avian Observatory in West Alton, Missouri, produced by a WashU architecture design-build studio with Cobalt Office, received a Distinguished Award (photo by Danny Reise).

For a full list of award-winning projects and images, check out this St. Louis Business Journal Story.

Note: If we have inadvertently overlooked honors conferred to other Sam Fox School students, faculty, or alumni as part of this competition, please email us at samfoxschool@wustl.edu and we will update this story.