AIA San Francisco Announces 2024 Design Awards Recipients

Sophia Teng, Communications Coordinator


AIA San Francisco Announces 2024 Design Awards Recipients

2024 AIASF Design Awards | Architecture Honor Award
Building 12 | Perkins&Will | © Bruce Damonte.

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) April 19, 2024 | AIA San Francisco (AIASF) recognized the 2024 AIASF Design Awards honorees during the AIASF Design Celebration event on Thursday, April 18, 2024 in Herbst Theatre at the War Memorial & Performing Arts Center. The emcee was Monique Anton, Founder / CEO of Modern Homes Realty.

This year’s program featured a diverse range of project types that highlighted the Bay Area’s rich history of design leadership. Award recipients included Perkins&Will, Studio Gang, Mark English Architects, S^A | Schwartz and Architecture, Min Lin, Faulkner Architects, Aidlin Darling Design, Studio VARA, San Francisco Public Works, Bureau of Architecture, Herman Coliver Locus Architecture, jones | haydu, and Min Design.

The 2024 AIASF Design Awards was juried by five esteemed leaders in architecture and design which included Allison Williams, FAIA of AGWms_studio, Billie Tsien, AIA of Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects, Lorcan O'Herlihy, FAIA of Lorcan O'Herlihy Architects [LOHA], Paul Mankins, FAIA of substance architecture and Iowa State University, and Toshiko Mori, FAIA of Toshiko Mori Architect and Harvard University Graduate School of Design (GSD).

"This year's Design Celebration underscored AIASF's commitment to elevating the quality of life in the Bay Area through design excellence. We were thrilled to recognize firms whose contributions significantly impact our shared built environment, fostering a vibrant, sustainable, and equitable city with each project," remarked Stacy Williams, Executive Director of AIASF.

The AIASF Design Awards submissions are divided into three main categories: Architecture, Interior Architecture, and Unbuilt Design. The Design Awards program incorporates the fulfillment of sustainable design principles into all categories.

This year’s AIASF Design Awards program was made possible by the generous support of sponsors and partners including San Francisco Magazine, HDR, Forell | Elsesser Structural Engineers, Tipping Structural Engineers, Abstinence Spirits, Batch & Bottle, Capo Isetta, Talisman Wines.

In existence for nearly half a century, AIA San Francisco's Design Awards program recognizes the outstanding achievements in architecture and design of Bay Area individuals and organizations. It celebrates exceptional architectural design as well as the work of allied professionals from afar who contribute to our local built environment's framework. The program serves to inform the public of the breadth and value of the architectural practice.

The 2024 Design Award Honorees are featured in an online gallery that includes project images. A full list of AIASF's 2024 Design Award recipients can be found in the table below.

AIA San Francisco Announces 2024 AIASF Design Awards Honorees
Architecture Honor Kresge College Expansion Project at the University of California, Santa Cruz Studio Gang
Architecture Honor Pier 70's Building 12 Adaptive Re-Use Perkins & Will
Architecture Merit Meadow House Mark English Architects
Architecture Merit Modal Home S^A | Schwartz and Architecture
Architecture Merit Red Rock Faulkner Architects
Architecture Citation Google Retail Store - Williamsburg Aidlin Darling Design
Architecture Citation Fire Country Lookout Studio VARA
Architecture Commendation Southeast Community Center San Francisco Public Works, Bureau of Architecture
Architecture Commendation 1064 Mission Supportive Housing & Mixed Use Development Herman Coliver Locus Architecture
Interior Architecture Citation The Caffè by Mr. Espresso jones | haydu
Interior Architecture Citation Capturing Light Min Design
Unbuilt Design Honor Hydro-social Water Treatment Urban Deck Min Lin
Unbuilt Design Honor Soquel Creek Faulkner Architects


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Serving the Bay Area for over a century, AIA San Francisco (AIASF), is committed to enhancing the quality of life in the Bay Area by promoting excellence in architecture, design, and the built environment. AIASF represents members practicing architecture, as well as allied community professionals in San Francisco and Marin counties. As a resource for our members and the public, AIA San Francisco strives to improve the quality of life in the Bay Area through community involvement, education, advocacy, public outreach, and member services.

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The Center for Architecture + Design (the Center) is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to creating a public-focused dialogue on architecture, design, and the built environment in the San Francisco Bay Area. Established in 2005 by the San Francisco Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, the Center enhances public appreciation for architecture and design through virtual and in-person exhibitions, lectures, tours, film series, and other programs, including the annual Architecture + the City festival. Located on the street level space of the historic Hallidie Building, the Center was designed by a "Community of Builders," spearheaded by Aidlin Darling Design, BCCI, and Salter. AIA San Francisco’s new Center for Architecture + Design will inform, educate, and inspire innovative ideas about architecture and design in the Bay Area.