2014 AIA Institute Honor Award for Interior Design

2014 AIA Institute Honor Award for Interior Design

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected nine projects for the Institute’s 2014 Honor Award for Interior Design. Recognized as some of the “most outstanding building interiors created by licensed architects in the United States,” these projects will be honored at the 2014 AIA National Design Convention and Expo in Chicago.

Agricultural Bar / Design by Aidlin Darling

The restaurant is designed to complement the menu sourced from sustainable local farms and gardens through texture and durable, repurposed materials.

Bar Agricole / Aidlin Darling Design © Matthew Millman

K&L Gates at One New Change / Lehman Smith McLeish

In order to promote synergy between employees, the space offers opportunities for interdisciplinary business development and increased productivity.

K&L Gates at One New Change / Lehman Smith McLeish © Richard Bryant Architectural Photographer
K&L Gates at One New Change / Lehman Smith McLeish © Richard Bryant Architectural Photographer

Knoll Flagship Showroom, Offices and Shop / Architecture Research Office

Close collaboration led to the design of an interior where furniture and architecture are integrally linked to enhance and complement each other.

Knoll Flagship Showroom, Offices and Boutique / Architecture Research Office © Elizabeth Felicella
Knoll Flagship Showroom, Offices and Boutique / Architecture Research Office © Elizabeth Felicella

Los Angeles Holocaust Museum / Belzberg Architects

As visitors leave the park and begin their descent to the lobby, dramatic mood swings occur to prepare for the intensity of the journey.

Los Angeles Holocaust Museum / Belzberg Architects
Los Angeles Holocaust Museum / Belzberg Architects

Marc Showroom by Marc Jacobs /PC by Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects; HLW International

The creation of subtle visual screens provides privacy for guests while the opaque design elements allow maximum daylight into the interior.

Marc Showroom by Marc Jacobs / Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects PC;  HLW International © Scott Frances
Marc Showroom by Marc Jacobs / Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects PC; HLW International © Scott Frances

Odegaard Undergraduate Library / The Miller Hull Partnership

The removal and replacement of the main atrium staircase has resulted in much more usable study and gathering space and the new large skylight adds lightness to the three-story atrium.

Odegaard Undergraduate Library / The Miller Hull Partnership © Lara Swimmer
Odegaard Undergraduate Library / The Miller Hull Partnership © Lara Swimmer

Architects Pierre / Olson Kundig

Portions of the rock outcrop were excavated and reused as crushed aggregate in the flooring and carport, eliminating the significant cost of transporting waste off site.

The architects Pierre / Olson Kundig © Benjamin Benschneider
The architects Pierre / Olson Kundig © Benjamin Benschneider

SoHoLoft / Gabellini Sheppard Associates LLP

Light is the organizing design principle that reflects a balance between American and Scandinavian sensibilities, functional preferences and domestic living patterns.

Venture Capital Office Headquarters / Paul Murdoch Architects; Kappe Architects Planners

Gardens, transparency and wood finishes create a warm and inviting work environment allowing occupants to view the garden and enjoy natural light throughout the interior.

Venture Capital Office Headquarters / Paul Murdoch Architects;  Kappe Architects Urban planners © Eric Staudenmaier Photography
Venture Capital Office Headquarters / Paul Murdoch Architects; Kappe Architects Urban planners © Eric Staudenmaier Photography

To learn more, see the 2014 AIA Institute of Architecture Honors Awards.

Project descriptions via AIA.

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