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Awards & Recognition

Our firm’s culture is service-oriented – responsive, collaborative, and collegial. Our service culture places equal emphasis on good management practice and good design, and in that regard, we have won over 60 design awards.

 

 

AWARDS 2010-2020

2019

Corporate Under 20K
IIDA Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delware Chapter
Johnson & Johnson Our Story at the Powerhouse  |  Johnson & Johnson
New Brunswick, New Jersey

2018

Buildy Award
Mid-Atlantic Association of Museums (MAAM)
Nicholas & Athena Karabots Pavilion  |  The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2017

Honor Award, Architectural Excellence Awards
AIA Pennsylvania
Johnson & Johnson Our Story at the Powerhouse  |  Johnson & Johnson
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Best Adaptive Re-use Project, Construction Excellence Awards
General Building Contractors Association (GBCA)
Johnson & Johnson Our Story at the Powerhouse  |  Johnson & Johnson
New Brunswick, New Jersey

Best Educational Institution Project, Construction Excellence Awards
General Building Contractors Association (GBCA)
Whittier Hall  |  Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Excellence in Construction Award
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
North American Headquarters  |  Arbutus Biopharma
Warminster, Pennsylvania

2016

Citation of Merit, Architectural Excellence Awards
AIA Pennsylvania
Dana-Hallowell Residence Addition  |  Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Best of Education, IIDA Design Awards
International Interior Design Association (IIDA), PA/NJ/DE Chapter
Dana-Hallowell Residence Addition  |  Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Honor Award (Building/Technology Systems), Diamond Awards for Engineering Excellence
American Council of Engineering Companies of Pennsylvania (ACEC/PA)
Nicholas & Athena Karabots Pavilion  |  The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2015

Merit Winner (Industrial) & Green Build Award, Merit Construction Awards of Excellence Program
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
Global Headquarters Renovation  |  Mars Drinks
West Chester, Pennsylvania

Merit Winner (Education Over $5 Million), Merit Construction Awards of Excellence Program
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
Dana-Hallowell Residence Addition  |  Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania

Excellence in Exhibition Award*
American Alliance of Museums (AAM)
Nicholas & Athena Karabots Pavilion  |  The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
*in conjunction with The Franklin Institute’s Exhibit Design Team

Section Award*
Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), Philadelphia Section 
Nicholas & Athena Karabots Pavilion  |  The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
*in conjunction with The Lighting Practice

Grand Jury Award
Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
Merrick Hall  |  Northern Children’s Services
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Grand Jury Award
Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia
The ARCH (Arts, Research and Culture House)  |  The University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Project of the Year
ACE (Architecture • Construction • Engineering) Mentor Program, Pennsylvania Chapter
Nicholas & Athena Karabots Pavilion  |  The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2014

Honor Award
AIA Philadelphia
Nicholas & Athena Karabots Pavilion  |  The Franklin Institute
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Excellence Award for Best Historic Rehabilitation
General Building Contractors Association
Merrick Hall  |  Northern Children’s Services
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Sustainable Construction Award
Construction Management Association of America, Mid-Atlantic Chapter
Regional Tactical Training Facility  |  City of Philadelphia Police Department
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2011

Facility of the Year (Facility Integration Category)
ISPE, INTERPHEX and Pharmaceutical Processing Magazine
Global Clinical Supplies Manufacturing, Packaging and Warehouse Expansion  |  Merck & Co.
Summit, New Jersey

2010

Citation of Merit
AIA Delaware
Service Provider Center  |  AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Newark, Delaware

ThEA Award for Outstanding Achievement
Themed Entertainment Association
McNeil Avian Center  |  Zoological Society of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Significant Achievement Award
Association of Zoos & Aquariums
McNeil Avian Center  |  Zoological Society of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Urban Design with Historic Context Award
State Cultural Properties Review
New Mexico History Museum
Santa Fe, New Mexico

AWARDS 2000-2009

2009

Excellence in Construction Award
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC)
Service Provider Center  |  AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Newark, Delaware

Construction Excellence Award
State of DE/Delaware Contractors Association (DCA) 
Service Provider Center  |  AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Newark, Delaware

First Place Construction Excellence Award
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Central Pennsylvania 
Klehr Center for Jewish Life  |  Franklin & Marshall College
Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Citation of Merit
AIA Pennsylvania
Museum and Conference Center  |  Chemical Heritage Foundation
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Best Adaptive Reuse Project
General Building Contractors Association
Museum and Conference Center  |  Chemical  Heritage Foundation
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2006

Honor Award
AIA Pennsylvania
Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building  |  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2005

Citation of Merit
AIA Delaware
Campus Dining Center  |  AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP
Newark, Delaware

Honor Award
AIA Philadelphia
Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building  |  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2004

Silver Award, Commonwealth Design Awards
10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania
Samuel M. V. Hamilton Building  |  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Merit Shop Award for Excellence in Construction
Associated Builders and Contractors, Southeast Pennsylvania Chapter
Performing Arts Center and Chapel  |  Gwynedd Mercy Academy
Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania

AWARDS 1980-1999

1999

  • Honor Award
    AIA Philadelphia
    Grove Hall, College of Business  |  Shippensburg University
    Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

1995

  • Honor Award
    AIA Philadelphia
    Logan Museum of Anthropology  |  Beloit College
    Beloit, Wisconsin
  • Preservation Award
    Wisconsin Trust for Historic Preservation
    Logan Museum of Anthropology  |  Beloit College
    Beloit, Wisconsin

1994

  • Design Award
    AIA Pennsylvania
    Whitehead Campus Center  |  Haverford College
    Haverford, Pennsylvania
  • Honor Award
    AIA Philadelphia
    Whitehead Campus Center  |  Haverford College
    Haverford, Pennsylvania

1993

  • Merit Shop Award for Excellence in Construction
    Associated Builders and Contractors, Southeast Pennsylvania Chapter 
    Whitehead Campus Center  |  Haverford College
    Haverford, Pennsylvania
  • Historic Preservation Commendation for Outstanding Achievement
    Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau for Historic Preservation
    Bartram’s Garden Outbuildings  |  John Bartram Association
    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1992

Honor Award
AIA Pennsylvania
Institute for Contemporary Arts  |  University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Honor Award
AIA Pennsylvania
F.W. Olin Hall  |  Ursinus College
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Honor Award
AIA Pennsylvania
Cumberland Union Building  |  Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Merit Award
AIA Philadelphia
Cumberland Union Building  |  Shippensburg University
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania

Merit Award
AIA Philadelphia
F.W. Olin Hall  |  Ursinus College
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Recognition for Education Design Excellence
American School & University Magazine (Architectural Portfolio)
F.W. Olin Hall  |  Ursinus College
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Recognition for Education Design Excellence
American School & University Magazine (Architectural Portfolio)
School & Rehabilitation Center  |  The Easter Seal Society
Lansdale, Pennsylvania

1991

Citation for Education Design Excellence
American School & University Magazine (Architectural Portfolio)
Henry Luce III Hall  |  The College of Wooster
Wooster, Ohio

1990

Recognition for Education Design Excellence
American School & University Magazine (Architectural Portfolio)
The Philip & Muriel Berman Museum of Art  |  Ursinus College
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

1989

Recognition for Education Design Excellence
American School & University Magazine (Architectural Portfolio)
Pennsylvania Ballet
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Honor Award
AIA Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania Ballet
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1988

Honor Award
AIA Pennsylvania
Eleventh Street Urban Infill Project  |  Cityscapes
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1986

Citation for Education Design Excellence
American School & University Magazine (Architectural Portfolio) 
Agricultural Arena  |  Pennsylvania State University
State College, Pennsylvania

Planning Award
Montgomery County Planning Commission
Residential Village  |  Ursinus College
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

Merit Award
AIA Philadelphia
Lourdes Library Addition  |  Gwynedd Mercy College
Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania

1985

Silver Medal
AIA Pennsylvania
Agricultural Arena  |  Pennsylvania State University
State College, Pennsylvania

Merit Award
AIA Philadelphia
Agricultural Arena  |  Pennsylvania State University
State College, Pennsylvania

1984

First Place, International Design Competition 
Newport News Cultural Arts Pavilion
Newport News, Virginia

Award for Excellence
AIA Pennsylvania
Lourdes Library Addition  |  Gwynedd Mercy College
Gwynedd Valley, Pennsylvania

Merit Award
Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Bureau for Historic Preservation
Peale House  |  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1983

Merit Award
AIA Philadelphia
Peale House  |  Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Franklin Institute
Franklin Institute Karabots Pavilion | Philadelphia, PA

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