IIDA North California announced the 2016 Honour Award winners

IIDA North California announced the 2016 Honour Award winners


The International Interior Design Association of Northern California (IIDA NC) announced its 2016 Honour Award winners. Launched in 2004, the annual IIDA Northern California Honour Awards celebrates the diverse industry of Interior Design and state-of-the-art projects from across Northern California.

The competition is open to designers and firms of all sizes, focuses and areas of interests. This year, a total of 95 projects were submitted across all categories with a total of 18 award winners from firms including Aidlin Darling Design, Gensler, HOK, Studio O+A and more.

The 2016 Award categories and winners are as follows:

LIVE: Anyplace We Call Home
Honour: Mill Valley Courtyard Residence by Aidlin Darling Design
Merit: Skyhaus by Aidlin Darling Design

WORK: Corporate Workplace Environments
Work Small: projects under 20,000 useable sq. ft
Honour: Muh-tay-zik Hof-fer by Gensler
Merit: Redpoint Ventures by IwamotoScott Architecture

Work Medium:  projects over 20,000 useable sq. ft and under 75,000 useable sq. ft
Honour: WIRED Magazine Editorial Offices by Gensler
Merit: Bloomberg SF Tech Hub by IwamotoScott Architecture

Work Large: projects over 75,000 useable sq. ft
Honour: Paris Meets Bladerunner by Studio O+A
Honour: Twitter One 10th Headquarters by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

PLAY: Where We Entertain Ourselves (hotels, restaurants, theaters, spas, casinos, Stores, showrooms, malls, tasting rooms, sports arenas)
Honour: Coffee Bar Kearny by jones | haydu
Merit: Neon Pigeon by EDG Interior Architecture + Design

SERVE: Where We Meet
Honour: HanaHaus by Gensler
Merit: LAX Joint Business Class Lounge by Woods Bagot

HEAL: Where We Flourish
Honour: Chu Hall by SmithGroupJJR
Merit: Oregon State Hospital, Junction City by HOK

GIVE: Social Responsibility (Any project with an emphasis on improving the physical space’s impact on society. Sustainability, Occupant Well-being, Historic Renovation, Improved Project Process, Pro-bono)
Thoughtworks San Francisco by FENNIE + MEHL Architects

AGAINST THE ODDS AWARD: One project in any category chosen by the jury that exemplifies award winning design despite budgets, schedule or other extraordinary challenges or constraints.
Coffee Bar Kearny by jones | haydu

Thoughtworks San Francisco by FENNIE + MEHL Architects

WOW! BEST OF SHOW AWARD: One project chosen by the jury to exemplify the best overall design of the entries.
Muh-tay-zik Hof-fer by Gensler

Committed to encouraging education within the student design community, the event also recognises top talent from the Bay Area’s leading design schools including California College of the Arts and San Jose State University. During the event, up to USD 12,000 was awarded to projects of design students.

The winning projects were judged for suitability to the project challenge, originality of the design solution, and the successful integration of interior forms, finishes and furnishings.

The 2016 jury included esteemed Julie Gauthier, Lauck Group in Houston;Will Meyer, Meyer Davis in New York; Diana Pisone, Ted Moudis in Chicago; Pablo Quintana, VOA of Washington DC; and Alissa Wehmueller, Helix of Kansas City.

(source: www.prnewswire.com)