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Cotton Gin Receives AIA Honor Award

AIA National recently announced its 2017 Honor Award winners. Among those was Antenora Architects’ Cotton Gin at the Co-Op District in Hutto. The project also won a 2016 TxA Design Award. The 23 national award winners were selected from over 700 entries for exemplifying architectural excellence. This year’s jury included: Mark Reddington, FAIA, LMN Architects (Chair); Gregory P. Baker, AIA, HNTB Architecture; David Cordaro, AIAS Representative; Leslie K. Elkins, FAIA, Leslie K. Elkins Architect; Timothy J. Johnson, AIA, NBBJ; William Q. Sabatini, FAIA, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini; Adrian D. Smith, FAIA, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; Beatrice Spolidoro, Assoc. AIA, Rothschild Doyno…

Texas Society of Architects 25-Year Award

This award recognizes a building of enduring significance that has withstood the test of time by retaining its central form, character, and overall architectural integrity. The accolade was presented during the Society’s convention in Austin on October 19.  Temple Emanu-El is only the seventh building recognized by the Society since 1997.  Last year, I.M. Pei’s Fountain Place, also in Dallas, was honored. Members of the 25-Year Award jury were Craig Reynolds, FAIA, president of the Society; Tommy Cowan, FAIA, Lifetime Achievement medalist in 2011; President-Elect Lawrence Speck, FAIA; Brian Kuper, chair of the Design Awards Committee; Michael Malone, chair of…