The End of the Road house by Muse Architects.
Flemish Revival by Barnes Vanze Architects.
bm Modular One by Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect.
Riggins House by Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect.
Brandywine House by Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect.
Overlook Road House by Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect.
Komai by Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect.
NOC Conversion by Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect.
The Samuel Nokes House by Reader & Swartz Architects.
4 Springs Lane by Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect.

AIA NOVA 2014 Design Awards

AIA Northern Virginia's annual awards celebration

Members of the AIA Northern Virginia chapter gathered on June 12 for their annual design awards celebration at 1812 North Moore, a new LEED-certified office building designed by Davis Carter Scott, Ltd., in Rosslyn, Virginia. After an opening reception, the awards were announced. A jury of Minneapolis architects judged the 2014 competition, which included 155 submissions. Their comments, along with photos of winning residential projects, are excerpted on these pages; a listing of non-residential winners follows. To view a winners’ gallery, visit aianova.org/DA14.

“A carefully done period architecture that brought this house back to life.” —Jury comment
JURORS’ CITATION (for Restoration Efforts)
Barnes Vanze Architects, Inc.
Flemish Revival, Washington, DC.
Photography: Anice Hoachlander, Hoachlander Davis Photography

“A lovely way to save an existing house. The proportions are wonderful; the inside is light and airy.” —Jury comment
AWARD OF MERIT
Muse Architects
The End of the Road, Bethesda, Maryland
Photography: Erik Kvalsvik 

“This house is very urban, very constrained, but very livable…quite an accomplishment to achieve all those elements.” —Jury comment
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect
NOC Conversion, Washington, DC.
Photography: Maxwell MacKenzie

“Very sophisticated details, including the screen wall and wood panels…are one of a kind.”—Jury comment
AWARD OF MERIT
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect
Overlook Road House, Washington, DC.
Photography: Anice Hoachlander, Hoachlander Davis Photography 

“There is that next level of composition and detail done in an elegant way that holds throughout.” —Jury comment
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect
Riggins House, Cabin John, Maryland
Photography: Maxwell MacKenzie 

“The architect took what was an extremely difficult site (very small) and turned that weakness into its strength.”—Jury comment
AWARD OF MERIT
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect
Komai, Alexandria, Virginia. Photography: Maxwell MacKenzie 

“The interior detailing and the interpretation of ‘boxy’ into the details are great.” —Jury comment
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect
4 Springs Lane, Rappahannock County, Virginia
Photography: Maxwell MacKenzie

“The bookcase is an amazing element…the warmth and texture of this two-story space was a master stroke.” —Jury comment
JURORS’ CITATION  (for Interiors)
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect
Brandywine House, Washington, DC. Photography: Anice Hoachlander, Hoachlander Davis Photography

“Skillfully done because the modular aspect did not dictate or hinder the form…really shows what modular can do.”—Jury comment
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE
Robert M. Gurney, FAIA Architect
bm Modular One, Bethesda, Maryland
Photography: Maxwell MacKenzie

“A charming project lovingly restored.”—Jury comment
AWARD OF EXCELLENCE (historic)
Reader & Swartz Architects, P.C.
The Samuel Noakes House, Winchester, Virginia
Photography: Nathan Webb, AIA


NON-RESIDENTIAL PROJECTS

Herlong Award
MATTHEW STEPHENS, POWERS BROWN ARCHITECTURE
Sugar Land Veteran’s  Memorial, Sugar Land, Texas

Awards of Excellence
SHINBERG LEVINAS
Eagle Academy, Washington, DC (Institutional)

PERKINS+WILL
Commonwealth Center for Advanced Manufacturing, Disputanta, Virginia (Institutional)

HICKOK COLE ARCHITECTS
Allsteel, Washington, DC (Commercial Interiors)

MULVANNYG2 ARCHITECTURE
Fuzhou Strait Intangible Cultural Ecological Park, Fuzhou, China (Conceptual | Unbuilt)

Awards of Merit
DBI ARCHITECTS, INC.
GetWellNetwork, Inc. (right), Bethesda, Maryland (Commercial Interiors). Photography: Eric Taylor

GENSLER
Confidential Communications Firm, Washington, DC (Commercial Interiors)

Jurors’ Citation
QUINN EVANS ARCHITECTS
Sherman Building Reconstruction, Washington, DC (Historic)


AIA Northern Virginia 2013 Design Awards