Updated March 25 at 6:26pm

AIA Rhode Island announces Archistar, design award winners


PROVIDENCE – AIA Rhode Island, a chapter of the American Institute of Architects, has announced the winners of the 2012 Design Awards Program.

The annual competition celebrates outstanding works of architecture from Rhode Island architects and honors the project teams and clients who work with them.

The chapter also awarded its prestigious Archistar Award, which recognizes exceptional individual contributions to architecture by non-architects.

Clark Schoettle, executive director of the Providence Revolving Fund, was selected for the 2012 Archistar Award for “working tirelessly to preserve Providence’s architectural heritage and stimulating community revitalization through advocacy, lending, technical assistance, and development in historic areas.”

The Archistar jury included Abernathy Lighting Design’s Kathy Abernathy, Megan Moynihan of Oysterworks LLC and previous Archistar winner, Lucie Searle, of AS220.

The winners of AIAri’s 2012 Annual Design Awards were as follows:

  • Honor Award: Hillside Hall, Kingston

    Category: Educational/Institutional

    Architect: LLB Architect

  • Honor Award: Archie R. Cole Middle School, East Greenwich

    Category: Educational/Institutional

    Architect: Symmes, Maini & McKee Associates

  • Merit Award: Interlink, Warwick

    Category: Commercial/Industrial

    Architect: Northeast Collaborative Architects

  • Merit Award: AS220 Mercantile Block, Providence

    Category: Adaptive Reuse

    Architect: Durkee, Brown, Viveiros, & Werenfels

  • Merit Award: Fort Adams Redoubt Jail, Newport

    Category: Historic Preservation

    Architect: Northeast Collaborative Architects

  • Merit Award: Twin Peaks, Warwick

    Category: Residential

    Architect: Jim Estes, Estes Twombly Architects

  • Merit Award: Hillside House, Block Island

    Category: Residential

    Architect: Tracey Dillon Architecture

  • Honor Award: Marsh House, Ipswitch, Mass.

    Category: Residential

    Architect: Peter Twombly, Estes Twombly Architects

  • Merit Award: Vedanta Society, Providence

    Category: Interiors

    Architect: William Kite Architects

  • Merit Award: Narragansett Bay Commission Field’s Point Administration Building, Providence

    Category: Sustainable Design

    Architect: William Kite Architects

  • Honor Award: Concord Riverwalk, Concord, Mass.

    Category: Sustainable Design

    Architect: Union Studio Architecture & Design

  • Merit Award: Community MusicWorks, Providence

    Category: Unbuilt

    Architect: 3SIX0 Architecture


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