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AIA Minnesota announces 2016 Honor Awards winners

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Alchemy Architects’ Sonoma Residence in Santa Rosa, California. (Courtesy Alchemy Architects)
Alchemy Architects’ Sonoma Residence in Santa Rosa, California. (Courtesy Alchemy Architects)

Seven projects were announced as winners of the 2016 AIA Minnesota Honor Awards at the 82nd AIA Minnesota Annual Convention and Exhibition. Jurors choose from 79 submissions, all from Minnesota-based architecture firms. The projects were divided into five categories: Architecture, Interiors, Restoration & Renovation, Urban Design & Master Planning, and Small Project.

This year’s jury included Santa Monica-based Julie Eizenberg, FAIA, founding principal at Koning Eizenberg Architecture, Boston-based Sheila Kennedy, FAIA, founding partner, KVA Matx, and Vancouver-based Patricia Patkau, Hon. FAIA, partner at Patkau Architects.

The Awards will be presented Friday, December 2nd, at the 2016 Awards Dinner. The AIA Minnesota 2016 Gold Medal will also be awarded to Robert C. Mack, FAIA, of McDonald & Mack Architects. The Young Architects Awards, Special Awards, 25 Year Award, Affordable Housing Design Award, and Louis Lundgren Award will also be presented.

Along with the project seen above, the seven Honor Award-winning projects include:

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MSR Designs’s Bee & Pollinator Center in Chanhassen, Minnesota for the University of Minnesota/Minnesota Landscape Arboretum. (Courtesy Richard Brine)


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HGA’s Emerson Process Management building in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Courtesy Don F. Wong)

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Salmela Architect’s Izzy’s Ice Cream Factory and Scoop Shop, in Minneapolis Minnesota. (Courtesy Paul Crosby)

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Salmela Architect’s Larson Bergquist house in Schroeder, Minnesota. (Courtesy Paul Crosby)

Salmela Architect’s Larson Bergquist house in Schroeder, Minnesota. (Courtesy Paul Crosby)

Salmela Architect’s Larson Bergquist house in Schroeder, Minnesota. (Courtesy Paul Crosby)

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MSR Design’s The Rose, in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Courtesy Don F. Wong)

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Perkins+Will’s studioIDS in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Courtesy Corey Gaffer)

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