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AIA South Carolina recognizes excellence in architecture and design in communities throughout the state

The American Institute of Architects’ South Carolina Chapter (AIASC) announced the 2019 recipients of the annual AIASC Design and Chapter Awards. The awards program encourages and recognizes design excellence throughout South Carolina and promotes public awareness of the role architects play in shaping the quality of life in their communities. Awards were presented on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 1208 Washington Place in downtown Columbia, S.C.

This year’s design awards were given in New Construction, Residential Design, Adaptive Reuse, Historic Preservation, and Interior Architecture for projects located in communities throughout the state. The Birmingham-based jury included Cheryl Morgan, FAIA, Emerita Professor of Architecture at Auburn University; Jay Pigford, AIA, of ArchitectureWorks; Alex Krumdieck, AIA, of Krumdieck A + I; and Tammy Cohen, AIA, of CCR Architecture & Interiors.

New Construction Award Recipients:

  • Honor Award – University of South Carolina (UofSC) Center for Health and Well-Being
    Architect: Quackenbush Architects + Planners with Perkins + Will (Columbia, S.C.)
    Project Location: Columbia, S.C.
    Photographer: Charles Davis Smith and Rion Rizzo
  • Honor Award – James Island Town Hall
    Architect: Liollio Architecture (Charleston, S.C.)
    Project Location: James Island, S.C.
    Photographer: Atlantic Archives, Inc.
  • Merit Award – York Technical College Building “C” Renovation
    Architect: Watson Tate Savory, Inc. (Columbia, S.C.)
    Project Location: Rock Hill, S.C.
    Photographer: GMATSONPHOTO
  • Merit Award – The Hub at Douthit Hills, Clemson University
    Architect: BOUDREAUX with Ayers Saint Gross (Columbia, S.C.)
    Project Location: Clemson, S.C.
    Photographer: Brad Feinknopf
  • Merit Award – Richland Library St. Andrews
    Architect: Liollio Architecture (Charleston, S.C.)
    Project Location: Columbia, S.C.
    Photographer: Paul Warchol Photography, Inc. and Benton Henry Photography
  • Citation Award – Midlands Technical College Learning Resource Center
    Architect: Quackenbush Architects + Planners (Columbia, S.C.)
    Project Location: Columbia, S.C.
    Photographer: Rion Rizzo and Kickstandstudio.com
  • Citation Award – Sandcastle Bath House
    Architect: Bello Garris Architects (Charleston, S.C.)
    Project Location: Kiawah Island, S.C.
    Photographer: Firewater Photography
  • Citation Award – An Outdoor Room: Department of Veterans Affairs
    Architect: Liollio Architecture (Charleston, S.C.)
    Project Location: Charleston, S.C.
    Photographer: Liollio Architecture

Adaptive Reuse Award Recipients:

  • Honor Award – Richland Library Edgewood
    Architect: Studio 2LR, Inc. (Columbia, S.C.)
    Project Location: Columbia, S.C.
    Photographer: Kickstandstudio.com
  • Merit Award – Aug Smith On Main
    Architect: McMillan Pazdan Smith Architecture (Spartanburg, S.C.)
    Project Location: Spartanburg, S.C.
    Photographer: Derrick Simpson Photography
  • Merit Award – Sullivan’s House
    Architect: The Middleton Group (Charleston, S.C.)
    Project Location: Sullivan’s Island, S.C.
    Photographer: Keen Eye Marketing
  • Citation Award – Central Energy
    Architect: Garvin Design Group (Columbia, S.C.)
    Project Location: Columbia, S.C.
    Photographer: BrianDressler.com

Historic Preservation Award Recipients:

  • Honor Award – Thomas Rhodes House
    Architect: Frederick + Frederick Architects (Beaufort, S.C.)
    Project Location: Beaufort, S.C.
    Photographer: Atlantic Archives, Inc.
  • Honor Award – Quartermaster Dock House
    Architect: Herlong Architects (Sullivan’s Island, S.C.)
    Project Location: Sullivan’s Island, S.C.
    Photographer: Herlong Architects
  • Merit Award – 9 Prices Alley, Charleston
    Architect: Clark-Glidewell/Architect, LLC with Chris Rose Architects (Charleston, S.C.)
    Project Location: Charleston, S.C.
    Photographer: Holger Obenaus Photography

Interior Architecture Award Recipients:

  • Merit Award – Socastee Elementary School
    Architect: Mozingo + Wallace Architects, LLC with SFLA and Stantec (Myrtle Beach, S.C.)
    Project Location: Myrtle Beach, S.C.
    Photographer: Tom Holdsworth
  • Citation Award – UofSC Cyndi and Ken Long Family Football Operations Center
    Architect: Quackenbush Architects + Planners with Gensler Sports (Columbia, S.C.)
    Project Location: Columbia, S.C.
    Photographer: Christy Radecic Photography
  • Citation Award – DP3 Architects Office Upfit
    Architect: DP3 Architects, Ltd. (Greenville, S.C.)
    Project Location: Greenville, S.C.
    Photographer: Firewater Photography

Robert Mills Residential Award Recipients:

  • Merit Award – Lowcountry Wharf House
    Architect: Anderson Studio of Architecture and Design (Mt. Pleasant, S.C)
    Project Location: Kiawah Island, S.C.
    Photographer: Brennan Wesley Photography, Callie Cranford Photography and Kelly Ferguson
  • Citation Award – Node House
    Architect: Thomas & Denzinger Architects (Charleston, S.C.)
    Project Location: Kiawah Island, S.C.
    Photographer: Jim Somerset and Thomas & Denzinger Architects

In addition to the design award winners listed above, AIASC Chapter awards were also presented to:

  • 2019 Firm Award presented to Columbia, S.C.-based architectural firm, Garvin Design Group. The Firm Award, which is conferred upon by the AIASC Board of Directors, is the highest honor bestowed to a South Carolina firm, which recognizes design excellence, contribution to the profession of architecture, and continuity of service to the public.
  • The Community Collaboration Award was awarded to Columbia, S.C.-based real estate sales and management firm, The Moore Company for ‘Flip & Give.’ The Community Collaboration Award is bestowed upon programs, institutions, or individuals who advance the public understanding and appreciation of design in the built environment, or for a project exhibiting exceptional engagement of the community in the design process.
  • The Patron Award was awarded to Columbia, S.C.-based Richland Library. This award is bestowed upon elected officials, public administrators, or community leaders who contribute to the development of laws, regulations, or policies that affect architecture, or the public’s perception of architecture, as an important part of our environment, life-style, and heritage.
  • The Social Justice Award was awarded to Columbia, S.C.-based Richland Library. The Social Justice Award is given to an individual or group that has demonstrated the power of a participatory design process to eliminate inequities in the built environment and for distinguished work embodying social responsibility to actively address relevant issues.

For more information regarding this year’s award recipients, visit: https://aiasc.org. To view this year’s winning projects, visit: https://aiascawards.secure-platform.com/a/gallery?roundId=1031.

 

About AIA South Carolina (AIA SC)

Raising the design standard for more than 100 years, the South Carolina Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIASC) is an association dedicated to providing its members with opportunities to gain knowledge through continuing education, public health advocacy, safety and welfare, and becoming more involved in the community. For more information: www.AIASC.org.