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Meet The AIA Dallas Design Awards Winners For 2016

The American Institute of Architects announced the winners of its highest recognition of 2016. Here are the new Dallas Design Award honorees.

Gensler's Hilti North America HQ In Plano


Hilti's main requirement for the 50k SF office was to celebrate its people and construction tool products. The entire project was built with Hilti tools and more than 26,000 modified Hilti products were woven into the space. Gensler earned praise for its clear concept, clean detailing and creation of shared spaces for collaboration. Check out our tour of the office for more.

Official's Houndstooth Coffee With Jettison Cocktail Bar In Dallas


This concept's dual function as a bar and coffee shop drove Official to concept the 2k SF space for both day and night. Houndstooth occupies the larger, sunlit area while Jettison fills the intimate back corner. Official won because of its playful interiors, creative use of light and duality of spaces.

Perkins+Will's Fire Station No. 27 In Dallas


This 24k SF fire station is the first multi-story station built in Dallas in over a century. With two levels of station and one level of parking, the compact site offered unique challenges to the designers, Perkins+Will. AIA awarded excellence on the basis of a successful urban infill building, strong organizing concept and celebratory story wall. 

Max Levy Architect's Prospect House In Dripping Springs


This 7k SF facility in Dripping Springs serves as a wedding and event center. The space accommodates events indoors, outdoors and on a screened-in breezeway. Jurors liked the restrained design and overall modesty of the project.