AIA Announces Winners of 2016 Small Project Awards

Studio Dental was featured in the March 2015 issue of Contract, and is one of this year's AIA Small Project Award winners. Image courtesy of Mitch Tobias.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the winners of the 2016 AIA Small Project Awards. Presented by the AIA Small Project Practitioners Knowledge Community, the awards recognized small American projects from the past year that increased visibility of design excellence regardless of scope.

The 2016 jury chose winners that best adhered to this year’s theme of “Small Gesture, Big Impact.” Chaired by Marika Snider, AIA, of Snider Architecture in Beavercreek, Ohio, this year’s jury panel also included: Will Bruder, FAIA, of Will Bruder Architects in Phoenix; Mira Locher, FAIA, of Kajika Architecture PLLC in Salt Lake City; Elizabeth Ranieri, FAIA, of Kuth Ranieri in San Francisco; and Jonathan Tate, of Office Jonathan Tate in New Orleans.

The 2016 AIA Small Project winners are:

Category One: Up to $150,000 in construction costs:
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Studio Hive by GBBN Architects (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)


Image courtesy of Ed Massery.

Category One: Up to $150,000 in construction cost:
Deployable Smocked Porch by substance architecture (Des Moines, Iowa)


Image courtesy of Paul Crosby.

Category One: Up to $150,000 in construction cost:
wa_sauna by goCstudio (Seattle, Washington)


Image courtesy of Kevin Scott.

Category One: Up to $150,000 in construction cost:
Weihnacht Huts by Nikolov Architecture and Design (Bethlehem, Pennsylvania)


Image courtesy of Nik Nikolov.

Category Two: Up to $1,500,000 in construction cost:
Girl Scouts Camp Prairie Schooner by el dorado inc. (Kansas City, Missouri)


Image courtesy of Mike Sinclair.

Category Two: Up to $1,500,000 in construction cost:
Linear Cabin by Johnsen Schmaling Architects (Milwaukee, Wisconsin)


Image courtesy of Johnsen Schmaling Architects.

Category Two: Up to $1,500,000 in construction cost:

St. Pius Chapel and Prayer Garden by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple (New Orleans, Louisiana)


Image courtesy of Will Crocker.

Category Two: Up to $1,500,000 in construction cost:
Studio Dental by Montalba Architects (Santa Monica, California)
Studio Dental was featured in Contract in March 2015.


Image courtesy of Mitch Tobias.

Category Two: Up to $1,500,000 in construction cost:
Village Health Works Staff Housing by Louise Braverman, Architect (New York, New York)


Image courtesy of Iwan Baan.