Department of Planning and Development

Fairfax County, Virginia


TTY 711

12055 Government Center Parkway, Suite 730
Fairfax, VA 22035

Exceptional Design Awards Program,
Department of Planning and Development

James M. Scott Exceptional Design Awards - Past Recipients

List of Award Recipients from 2002-2021


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Honor Award

The Boro


Merit Award

Woodlawn Fire Station #24 Replacement


Honorable Mention

Herrity Fountain Stormwater Retrofit Project

Innovation Center Station Parking Garage and Plaza

NS2 Innovation Lab

Prosperity Metro Plaza


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Honor Award

3347 Sheffield Court

The Potomac School, Spangler Center for Community and Athletics


Merit Award

The Divine House

INOVA Mather Proton Therapy Center


Honorable Mention

HI-LO House

Leidos Global Headquarters


Fairfax County Herndon Station Parking Garage

Burke Lake Golf Facilities


Honor Award

Merit Award

Caboose Commons

Capital One Headquarters

Langley High School

VITA Tysons


Honorable Mention


Hollin Meadows Elementary School

John Marshall Library

St. James Sports and Wellness Complex


Honor Award



Merit Award

Fairfax County Public Safety Headquarters

M.C. Dean Headquarters

National Scoliosis Center


Honorable Mention

Stringfellow Transit Center


Honor Award


Noblis Headquarters


Merit Award

DPR Construction MidAtlantic Headquarters

Transurban USA Headquarters


Honorable Mention

Direct Holdings Global Headquarters

King Abdullah Academy

Modera Mosaic

Reston District Police Station and Governmental Center


Honor Award

Bailey's Upper Elem. School for Arts & Sciences: Office-School Conversion

The Potomac Intermediate School

Washington Gas, Springfield Operations Center


Merit Award

LMI Headquarters


Woodrow Wilson Library


Honorable Mention

Clermont Elementary School

McLean Police Station and Governmental Center

Merrifield Center


Honor Award

Linden Lane

Oak Mar RECenter


Merit Award

Fairfax County Animal Shelter

Newington DVS Maintenance Facility


Honorable Mention

American Farmhouse

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Station No. 10

Heritage Fellowship Church

Sage - East Coast Headquarters


Honor Award

Banaji Pediatric Dental Specialists

Music Theater Building/George Mason University

Thomas Edison High School Modernization


Merit Award

Do Carriage House

The Aerospace Corporation

Tysons West


Honorable Mention

Coviello Oral Surgery

Halstead Square


Honor Award

Difficult Run Residence

IAI Headquarters

United Christian Parish of Reston


Merit Award

Beltway Warehouse Re-Use

Charity Works GreenHouse

Korean Central Presbyterian Church


Honorable Mention



Honor Award

de Laski Performing Arts, Building, George Mason University

Fort Belvoir Community Hospital

Lakefront Residence

Woodlawn Village Neighborhood Center


Merit Award

Dolley Madison Library - Fairfax County Public Library


Honorable Mention

Balfour Beatty Construction

CurvyGirls Bridal

I-66 Transfer Station Operations Center

Patriot Home Wounded Warrior Home Project


Honor Award



Merit Award

Congregation Olam Tikvah

Gupta Residence

The Lake House

Thomas Jefferson Library


Honorable Mention

Bitar Cosmetic Surgery Institute

Martha Washington Library

Planes of Light

Potomac Lower School


Honor Award

Art and Design Building, George Mason University


Merit Award


IBM Dulles Station West


Honorable Mention

Cassidy Turley

Evans Farm


Honor Award

1800 Tysons Boulevard


Merit Award

Burke Centre Library

Crosspointe Fire Station #41

KR Pool & Guest House

Viola House

Virginia Light

Volkswagen Group Of America, U.S. Headquarters


Honorable Mention


McConnell Public Safety & Transportation Operations Center

Reston Design Studio

Reston Hospital Women's Imaging Center

Fairfax Village Neighborhood Center

Snyder Residence

Uniwest Group

West Ox Bus Operations Center

Workhouse Arts Center


Honor Award

The Potomac School - Upper School


Merit Award

McLean Poolhouse

11415 Issac Newton Square

Fairfax Center Fire & Rescue Station 40

Park Village - Fort Belvoir Family Housing


Honorable Mention

Lakeview Renovation

A Slice of Light

Midtown North

SF DEsign Group / Chantilly, VA Office

Oakton Library, Oakton, VA


Honor Award

Vienna Presbyterian Church Phase II Ministry Center and Balcony Additions


Merit Award

Virginia Office of DBI Architects, Inc.

Renovation and Addition of Clifton Presbyterian Church


Honorable Mention

Fort Belvoir Family Communities

Frederick P. Griffith Water Treatment Plant


Honor Award

Keene Residence

Herndon Senior Center


Merit Award

Lebas-Salerno Residence


Honorable Mention

Sallie-Mae Headquarters

Wolf Trap Center for Education

Four Stairs


Honor Award

Charlie Chiang's Restaurant


Merit Award

Robin Residence

Madeira School - Student Center

Cub Run RECenter


Honorable Mention

Private Residence

Beverly Pediatric Dentistry

Burke Volunteer Fire Station #14 and Community Hall


Honor Award

National Air and Space Museum, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center


Merit Award

Trillium House

MITRE Corporation and Pedestrian Bridge


Honorable Mention

Unity of Fairfax


Honor Award

Capital One Financial Corporation Headquarters Campus Phase 1


Merit Award

National Wildlife Federation Headquarters

Gannett/USA Today Headquarters


Honorable Mention



Honor Award

Poolhouse at Little Falls


Merit Award

The Norton Residence on Lake Barcroft

The MITRE Corporation

Velocita Corporation


Honorable Mention

1861 International Drive

List of Award Recipients from 1985-2001


Honor Award

Accenture Ideas Exchange


Merit Award

Central Cooling Plan Addition

Fairchild Dornier Headquarters


Honorable Mention

Raber Shed

The Harris Residence


Honor Award

Residence on the Potomac at Little Falls

One Freedom Square

Winstar Communications, Inc. at Presidents Park

Teleglobe International Headquarters


Merit Award

One Freedom Square Multi-story Car Park


Honorable Mention

Kossler Residence Renovation

Infinite Photo and Imaging


Honor Award

Meadows Pavilion - Wolf Trap Farm Park

Huntley Meadows Park Boardwalk and Observation Structures


Merit Award

Reston Overlook

The Langley School Classroom Building


Honorable Mention

Vienna Presbyterian Church

Tysons West Park Transfer Station

Criminal Justice Facility - Firearms Training Facility


Honor Award



Merit Award

Meadowlark Conservatory

Krasnow Institute

Ronald McDonald House


Honorable Mention

Addition to the Bowman Residence

Compton Village Community Center

ADA Concessions Pavillion near the South Lawn of the Filene Center

The Herndon Council Chambers


Honor Award

Washington Plaza Renovations


Merit Award

Herndon Fortnightly Community Library

A Glass Garden: The Callaway Residence


Honorable Mention

West Centreville Fire Station


Honor Award



Merit Award

A House along the Edge of a Ridge - The Greenwood Residence


Honorable Mention

Fairfax County Boys Probation Home

Ragan Oaks Apartments


Honor Award

Classroom Buildings - Burgundy Farm Country Day School


Merit Award


Chantilly High School


Honorable Mention

Marketplace of McLean

Freddie Mac Phase II

Aldrin Elementary School


Honor Award



Merit Award

Huffington Library - The Madeira School

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Station #16 and Clifton Meeting Hall


Honorable Mention

Westwood Baptist Church

Flint Hill Elementary School Renovation


Honor Award

Fairfax County Government Center


Merit Award

Hurd Sports Center - The Madeira School

Calvary Church of the Nazarene


Honorable Mention



Honor Award



Merit Award

Centreville Regional Library


Honorable Mention

Little River Glen


Honor Award

Chandler Residence

Reston Town Center Fountain Square


Merit Award

A Farmhouse Addition and Remodeling

Transformation of the Corcoran Residence

Stonecroft Condominiums

Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie Mac)

United Christian Parish


Honorable Mention

One Cambridge Court

Burke Presbyterian Church Phase II

Heritage Fellowship Church


Honor Award

Fairfax Building

The Old Schoolhouse


Merit Award

Tysons Corner Shopping Center Expansion

Center for Innovative Technology

Westfields International Conference Center

Westfields Corporate Center


Honorable Mention

Westfields Corporate Center

Chantilly Country Club


Honor Award

The Oaks Apartments

Pond Office Building


Merit Award

Grey Gables: A Mail Order House in a New Package

A New Residence in McLean

Fairview Park Marketing Center

Central Park at Dulles Corner

Fairview Park


Honorable Mention

Sully Station Community Center

Chantilly Bible Church


Honor Award

One Skyline Tower


Merit Award

Stouffer Residence

A River House

Tysons Dulles Plaza


Honorable Mention

Jonathan's Keepe

7600 Leesburg Pike

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Station No. 36


Honor Award

Fair Lakes One


Merit Award

The McLean Bank, Herndon Branch

Campus Point Office Building

Pohick Regional Library

Fairfax Yacht Club

The Hutchinson House - Lafayette Business Center


Honorable Mention



Honor Award

Tysons McLean III

Arboretum Maintenance Building Meadowlark Gardens Regional Park


Merit Award

An Evolutionary House

Virginia Power - Northern Division Headquarters

Parkridge Business Center, Phase II

Fairfax Unitarian Church

Lewinsville Day Health Care Center for Older Adults

GT Renaissance Centre


Honorable Mention



Honor Award

Times/Journal Company Headquarters

The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center

DMV Express Offices

Concession/ Restroom Complex Occoquan Regional Park


Merit Award

Bromley Village

Howard House

South Lakes Village Center

Bowman Green

Building #1, Westwood Corporate Center

Kidde Country Day Care II

Westwood Baptist Church



Waterside Garden Apartments

Tysons Executive Plaza

Farm Credit Administration

One Parkridge Center

Benjamin Franklin Intermediate School

Burke Presbyterian Church

Terraset Elementary School

Headquarters Addition for Northern Virginia Regional Park Authority


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