2010 AIAVT Excellence in Architecture Design Awards
The jury said, “It’s tough to make an aesthetic project, while engaging exceptional performance, on a tight budget.” The jury felt the architects had done just that, while also “hitting all the bases” in terms of “historic preservation, ecology and affordability.
Building type categories were ignored by the Jury, three members of the AIA Western Massachusetts Chapter, Bruce Coldham, Erin Nunes Cooper and Martha Montgomery. The jury made its choices assuming sustainable design practices were a base requirement for selection. It commented that more information indicating the integration of energy conserving features may have helped many entries.