2020 Award Recipients Video

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Awards Presentation

Challenge upon challenge upon difficulty upon arduous task have beset the entire world this year, and the architecture field is no exception. From pandemic to social unrest; from climate action emergencies to political upheaval, all have faced obstacles in one …

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California Architects Honored with Residential Design Awards

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California Architects Honored with Residential Design Awards 

Sacramento, Calif.— American Institute of Architects California is proud to officially announce the recipients of the 2019 Residential Design Awards.  

This year’s 

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Residential Awards Registration Now Open!

2019 Residential Design Awards, Awards|


If you are an architect who has a residence or two (or six) of which you are proud, then throw them into the ring and show our esteemed Jury your work. Register here!


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2017 AIACC Distinguished Practice Award Recipient: Michael Folonis, FAIA

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When entering the doors of 1524 Cloverfield Boulevard in Santa Monica, one will immediately take notice of a long, somewhat narrow office space. To the right rests a red Bianchi bicycle, made stationary with light wood blocks (aesthetically shaped. This …

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2017 Council Awards

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The practice of architecture can sometimes be about creating a legacy—either in portfolio or firm culture or contribution to society within other categories. The AIACC Council Awards Program celebrates these attributes with the Council Awards Program. This year’s recipients were …

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2015 AIACC Design Award Recipients Announced

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California Architects Honored with Prestigious State Award Program

Sacramento, Calif.—The American Institute of Architects, California Council (AIACC), proudly announces this year’s Design Award Recipients—a list honoring a broad range of innovative design.

On Jul. 9 -10, five jurors deliberated between …

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In Good Company

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The six degrees of separation theory—the idea that all are connected with a chain of no more than six links—can be easily disproved. Sometimes the world is small enough for the links to be less than six. Or five. …

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The Salk Institute Wins 25-Year-Award

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For decades, the Salk Institute by Louis Kahn has been described, re-described, visited and honored by words upon words upon yet more words. At some point, no one wants to hear yet another descriptor of the iconic structure.

So we …

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