DESIGNArlington 2013 award recipients were recognized for projects including public art, private home renovations, new construction and commercial space renovations. Judges examined 43 entries and winners were recognized at a reception on March 4, 2014.
Our panel of distinguished judges for the 2013 program included: Victor Dover, Urban Designer with Dover, Kohl & Partners; Sarah Lewis, Architect and Urban Designer with Fuss & O’Neill; Claire Bedat, Landscape Architect with AECOM; and John Rust, Architect and Historic Preservationist with Rust Orling Architecture.
Awards of Excellence
Diaz Residence – 4301 37th Road N.
Residential addition/renovation – Subtle updates to the front façade and a significant addition to the rear of the home modernized a single-family home without completely changing its appearance or how it fits in with neighboring homes.
Owners: Jerry and Wanda Diaz
Architect: Wanda Madrid-Diaz
Contractor: Arlington Construction Management
Bromptons at Monument Place – North Nash Street and 14th Street North
Residential new construction – Well-detailed neoclassical townhomes engage the street in a thoughtful way.
Developer: The Bromptons II
Architect: WHA Architecture & Planning
Others: Walter L. Phillips, Inc.; Michael Vergason, Goughnour Engineering
Wood Temple in a Garden – Studio W – 1608 N. Cleveland St.
Residential new construction – Well-designed studio outbuilding incorporates materials from the existing home. New addition is modern but respectful to neighborhood character.
Owner: Lawrence Washington
Architect: Temple Washington (WHA Architecture & Planning)
Contractor: Juniper Construction Company
+2Edison7 – 5077 27th St. N.
Residential addition/renovation – Compact footprint is appropriately scaled for the neighborhood. It creates contrasts with neighboring buildings without competing for attention.
Owner: Todd and Diane Ray
Architect: Studio Twenty Seven Architecture
Others: Phelps & Phelps; Ehlert/Bryan Inc.
Monroe House – 3132 N. Monroe St.
Residential new construction – Design is respectful of setbacks and scale of neighboring homes. Meticulously detailed without looking out of place.
Owner: Jeremy and Tamara Priess
Architect: Moore Architects PC
Others: Russ Whitworth, Ironstar; Jordan Honeyman Landscape Architecture
Crystal Drive Streetscape
Commercial renovation/ new construction. Transformed an auto-oriented street into a lively multi-use corridor. Highlights the shifting goals in urban design and placemaking.
Owner: Vornado/ Charles E. Smith
Architect: WDG Architecture; Cooper Carry, Inc.
Others: L.F. Jennings; Parker Rodriguez, Inc.; The Eisen Group; VKA Virginia, LLC
Egge Residence – 3317 N. 23rd St.
Residential addition/historic preservation – Addition nearly doubled the size of the historic home without altering its character.
Owners: Peter and Lindsay Egge
Architect: Fitzharris Designs, LLC
Others: SAI Contractors; KNF Engineering
Pentagon Row Plaza – Pentagon City
Open space renovation – Optimizes space and outdoor recreational areas. Highlights how a public space can be reinvented to adapt to new needs.
Owner: Federal Realty Investment Trust
Landscape Architect: Mahan Rykiel Associates
Architect: Brown Craig Turner Architects
Others: L.F. Jennings; VIKA Virginia, LLC
800 N. Glebe Road
Mixed-use new construction – This building engages the adjacent sidewalk. It includes a historic architectural reference to the former Bob Peck Chevrolet building, as well as a historic marker.
Architect: Cooper Carry, Inc.
Others: Clark Construction; Bowman Consulting Group; Girard Engineering
“Wave Arbor” in Long Bridge Park
Public art – Kinetic art incorporated into a recreational space.
Owner: Arlington County
Artist: Douglas Hollis
Others: Troco; Hughes Group Architects; Hargreaves Associates