AIA Gulf States Region celebrates design excellence

Architects from the Gulf States Region of the American Institute of Architects gathered in Las Vegas during A’19 to celebrate the 2019 Honor Awards.  Seventeen projects were recognized for their innovative solutions to the design challenges presented.  Respected jury members chose these projects from those entered by architects practicing in the Gulf States region. The Honor Awards program identifies built works of distinction, and strives to promote the excellent work by architects from Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee.

Jury members commented on the strong work being done in the region. Together, they reviewed and selected 17 projects for recognition from the 169 entered. OrthoSouth was included in the award recipients, and received an Honor Citation.

OrthoSouth in Bartlett, TN won an Honor Citation


Other award recipients include:

  • Ozanam Inn Day Space, Tulane School of Architecture’s Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design (New Orleans, LA)

  • Tsunami Restaurant New Orleans, EskewDumezRipple (New Orleans, LA)

  • Big Class Writers’ Room, Tulane School of Architecture’s Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design (New Orleans, LA)

  • Historic Federal Reserve Bank, Williams Blackstock Architects (Birmingham, AL)

  • Hotel Napoleon, UrbanARCH (Memphis, TN)

  • Renovations and Additions to Sophie B. Wright School, New Orleans, LA , Waggonner & Ball, LLC (New Orleans, LA)

  • Sue Walk Burnett Journalism and Student Media Center @ Kimpel Hall – University of Arkansas, MAHG Architecture (Fort Smith, AR) & Dake Wells Architecture

  • The Sutcliffe House, DEMX architecture (Fayetteville, AR)

  • The Marine Education Center at the Gulf Coast Research Laboratory, Lake|Flato Architects and unabridged architecture (Bay St. Louis, MS)

  • The Eastland, Hastings Architecture (Nashville, TN)

  • Georgia Tucker Assisted Living Facility, TBA Studio (West Monroe, LA)

  • The Evans Tree House at Garvan Woodland Gardens, modus studio (Fayetteville, AR)

  • The Montgomery Interpretive Center, Chambless King Architects (Montgomery, AL)

  • Vanderbilt University, E. Bronson Ingram Residential College, David M. Schwarz Architects and Hastings Architecture (Nashville, TN)

  • Skylight Cinema, Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects (Little Rock, AR) in collaboration with Bercy Chen Studio 

  • Robinson Center Renovation & Expansion, Polk Stanley Wilcox Architects (Little Rock, AR) in collaboration with Ennead Architects