Regional design awards
This year's AIA Northwest and Pacific Region design awards recognize a range of responses to specific locations and client needs. The vast geographic area represented includes Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, Hong Kong, Idaho, Micronesia, Montana, Oregon and Washington. The Northwest Pacific Region is the largest of the regional components of the American Institute of Archi-tects.
The winning projects, some of which are pictured on these pages, were recognized at the regional conference in Alaska this August.
This year's design award jury included architect Ted Garduque, chair and regional director; architect Alan Sandler of Washington D.C., and architect Florian Mauer of Whitehorse.
Honor Award winners include ACT Theatre, Callison Architecture, Seattle; West Powellhurst Elementary School, The Rommel Architecture Partnership, Portland; Commander Head-quarters and Navy Band Facility, LMN Architects, Seattle; Cook Inlet Elderly Housing, Koonce Pfeffer, Anchorage; Children's Village at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital, KDF Architecture, Yakima; and New Sagaya's City Market, M. Mense Architects, Anchorage.
Awards of Merit went to Discovery Park Visitor Center, The Miller Hull Partnership, Seattle; Dane County Exposition Center, LMN Architects; Methow Valley Cabin, Lawrence Architecture, Seattle; Seafirst Gallery, NBBJ, Seattle; Washington Mutual Capitol Plaza, Hosford Larson Rudeen Architecture, Boise; Studio House, Olson Sundberg Architects, Seattle; and Haines Portage Cove Shuttle Terminal Facility, Charles Bettisworth and Co., Fairbanks.
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