Exceptional Architectural and Site Design Honored by Fairfax County

Aug. 10, 2010
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News Highlights

  • Five winners selected for exceptional architectural and site design achievement in the county.
  • Awards to be presented in October.

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2010 Award Winners

Five entries have been selected to receive 2010 Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards. The recipients were selected by the design jury for the Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards Program based on four criteria:

  • Exemplifies a superior work of architecture.
  • Incorporates total site design and landscaping.
  • The context of the work in relationship to its surroundings.
  • Applies energy and water conservation, and other green building practices.

The award recipients are:

Honor Award
Art and Design Building, George Mason University (institutional; completed 2009)
Architectural Firm: Ayers Saint Gross Architects + Planners
Owner/Developer:George Mason University

Merit Award
Graticule (residential; completed 2009)
Architectural Firm:David Jameson Architect
Owner/Developer:Terry and Stephanie Wikberg

Merit Award
IBM Dulles Station West (office; completed 2009)
Architectural Firm:VOA Associates, Inc.

Honorable Mention Award
Cassidy Turley (office interior; completed 2009)
Architectural Firm:DBI Architects, Inc.
Owner/Developer: Cassidy Turley

Honorable Mention Award
Evans Farm (historical/adaptive reuse; completed 2009)
Architectural Firm:Duany Plater-Zyberk & Company
Owner/Developer:Elm Street Development, Inc. & West Group

Entries were judged by a review committee composed of Robert E. Beach, History Commission; William T. Brown, American Institute of Architects, Northern Virginia Chapter; John Burns, Architectural Review Board, chairman and (design jury) chair; Lisa Delplace, Potomac Chapter, American Society of Landscape Architects; Denis Gulakowski, Engineers & Surveyors Institute; J. Paul Lewis, Fairfax County Chamber of Commerce; Randall Mars, American Institute of Architects, Northern Virginia Chapter; and Ben Wales,Virginia Chapter, American Planning Association.

The program is sponsored by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and administered by the Fairfax County Department of Planning and Zoning, in cooperation with the county’s Architectural Review Board and the Northern Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects.

For more information, call the Department of Planning and Zoning, at 703-324-1380, TTY 711.


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