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8th BSA Design Awards Gala

The 8th BSA Design Awards Gala will be held on January 17, 2019 at BSA Space, 290 Congress Street, Boston. Hundreds of industry professionals gathered for a cocktail reception to celebrate the 2018 design award winners.

The BSA Design Awards Gala is the design community's best and highest celebration of great design and the people who create it. As always, the Gala provides ample opportunity for networking and connecting with architects, designers, developers, builders, and other top industry professionals. There will be a cocktail party for this black tie event at BSA Space, which will also host an exhibition celebrating the year's design award-winning projects.

The party will include hors d'oeuvres, multiple bars, and hours of time to network, mingle, and toast the winning firms and projects. Interested in sponsoring the Gala? Learn more or email msalvatierra@architects.org.

For general inquiries, email gala@architects.org.

​View photos from last year's Gala!

2018 Individual Honors and Awards

This year, the BSA recognizes Ann Beha FAIA, principal of Ann Beha Architects, as the recipient of the 2018 BSA Award of Honor.

Other honorees, awarded by their peers for their accomplishments, include: The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, recipient of the 2018 Commonwealth Award; Judith Nitsch and Lisa Brothers, recipients of 2018 BSA Honorary Membership; and Vince Pan AIA, recipient of 2018 BSA Earl R. Flansburgh Young Architects Award.

Ann Beha FAIA​​ Vince Pan AIA The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Judith Nitsch Lisa Brothers
BSA Award of Honor
Ann Beha FAIA
BSA Earl R. Flansburgh Young Architects Award
Vince Pan AIA
BSA Commonwealth Award 
The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy
BSA Honorary Membership 
Judith Nitsch
BSA Honorary Membership 
Lisa Brothers

 

2018 Winning Projects

Campus and Urban Planning

domestiCITY [for an affordable atlanta]: Everyone Wants a Home of Their Own.
Designed by Utile
Client: City of Atlanta, Department of City Planning's Office of Housing & Community Development;Enterprise Community Partners; Assist Inc. Community Design Center

Las Salinas: An Ecological and Urban Regeneration in Vina del Mar, Chile
Designed by Sasaki
Client: Inmobiliaria Las Salinas

MIT Green Roof Study
Designed by Arrowstreet
Client: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

UConn Downtown Hartford Campus
Designed by Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Client: HB Nitkin Group, University of Connecticut

West Java New University
Designed by Sasaki
Client: PT Beruang Mas Perkasa


Healthcare Facilities Design

Hartford Hospital Bone and Joint Institute
Designed by HDR
Client: Bimal Patal

MINT
Designed by Höweler + Yoon Architecture
Client: private

Scripps Networks Tower
Designed by Shepley Bulfinch with Barber McMurray Architects
Client: East Tennessee Children's Hospital

The Burnham Family Memory Care Residence at Avery Heights
Designed by Amenta Emma Architects
Client: William Englehart


Hospitality Design

Envoy Hotel
Designed by Group One Partners with Stantec
Client: private

Glass House
Designed by Hacin + Associates
Client: BioMed Realty; The Briar Group

Hotel Grinnell
Designed by Perkins+Will
Client: Hotel Grinnell

Lamplighter Brewery & Taproom
Designed by ASK Design/Build
Client: Lamplighter Brewing Co.

Lumen at Beacon Park
Designed by Touloukian Touloukian
Client: DTE Energy

Taste Wine Bar and Kitchen
Designed by GLD Architecture
Client: private

The Godfrey Hotel
Designed by Finegold Alexander Architects with The Gettys Group, Bergmeyer, and Niemitz Design Group
Client: Oxford Capital Group

The Verb
Designed by Elkus Manfredi Architects
Client: Samuels & Associates


Interior Architecture/Interior Design

Brand Strategy Group
Designed by Amenta Emma Architects
Client: Quinnipiac University

Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations, Vanserg Hall
Designed by Kennedy & Violich Architecture
Client: Harvard University

East Boston Branch Library, Boston Public Library
Designed by William Rawn Associates, Architects
Client: City of Boston Public Facilities Department, Boston Public Library

Jamaica Plain Branch Library, Boston Public Library, Addition & Renovation
Designed by Utile
Client: City of Boston Public Facilities Department, Boston Public Library

John W. Olver Design Building
Designed by Leers Weinzapfel Associates
Client: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sushi Kappo
Designed by BOS|UA with Rukamathu.Smith
Client: Estefania Ladner and Jose Garcia


Sustainable Design

719 Washington Residences
Designed by Piatt Associates
Client: Thomas Piatt

Hitchcock Center for the Environment
Designed by designLAB architects
Client: Hitchcock Center for the Environment

Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex
Designed by Payette
Client: Northeastern University

John W. Olver Design Building
Designed by Leers Weinzapfel Associates
Client: University of Massachusetts Amherst

Lincoln Net Positive Farmhouse
Designed by ZeroEnergy Design
Client: private

Winchester High School
Designed by SMMA
Client: Winchester High School


Unbuilt Architecture and Design

LALA Gateway Bridge
Designed by Abramson Teiger Architects

Plus Bridge
Designed by Höweler + Yoon Architecture

Seoul Cinematheque
Designed by NADAAA

Structured Symbiosis
Designed by HKS

Wastescraper
Designed by HKS


Honor Awards for Design Excellence

10 Farnsworth
Designed by CBT
Client: Farnsworth Congress

Ankara Office Tower
Designed by Anmahian Winton Architects with rgg Architects
Client: private

Daniels Building
Designed by NADAAA with Adamson Associates Architects
Client: Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto

Lumen at Beacon Park
Designed by Touloukian Touloukian
Client: DTE Energy

MASS MoCA Building 6
Designed by Bruner/Cott
Client: MASS MoCA

Tecnológico de Monterrey New Main Library
Designed by Sasaki with GLR Arquitectos and RDLP Arquitectos
Client: Tecnológico de Monterrey

Rubenstein Arts Center
Designed by William Rawn Associates, Architects
Client: Duke University

Science and Engineering Complex
Designed by Payette
Client: Tufts University

Undermountain House
Designed by O’Neill Rose Architects
​Client: private


Harleston Parker Medal

As If It Were Already Here
Designed by Janet Echelman
Client: The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy

Collier Memorial
Designed by Höweler + Yoon Architecture
Client: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

East Boston Branch Library, Boston Public Library
Designed by William Rawn Associates, Architects
Client: City of Boston Public Facilities Department, Boston Public Library

Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex
Designed by Payette
Client: Northeastern University

Tozzer Anthropology Building
Designed by Kennedy & Violich Architecture
Client: Harvard University