Here are the 16 winners of the 2023 AIA Architecture Award

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Here are the 16 winners of the 2023 AIA Architecture Award

At Diana Kellogg Architects’ Rajkumari Ratnavati Girl's School, one of the 2023 Architecture Award winners, recessed spaces within the walls of the courtyard serve as both design elements and places to play for students. (Vinay Panjwani)

The AIA has announced 16 winners of the 2023 AIA Architecture Award, an annual prize that recognizes contemporary buildings of all uses, sizes, and budgets. Among the winning projects are the new Minneapolis Public Service Building (PSB) designed by Henning Larsen; the Marygrove Early Education Center by Marlon Blackwell Architects, a Project of the Year finalist in AN’s 2022 Best of Design Awards; and CO Architects’ renovation of architect Paul Revere Williams’ Pritzker Hall at University of California Los Angeles

According to the organization, the “Architecture program celebrates the best contemporary architecture and highlights the many ways buildings and spaces can improve lives.” Winning submissions “demonstrate design achievement, including a sense of place, purpose, history, and environmental sustainability.”

This year’s jury included Ashley Wilson, Ashley Wilson Architect (chair); Jose Leo Arango; Randall Deutsch, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign School of Architecture; Gabriel Ignacio Dziekiewicz, DesignBridge; Teresa Jan, Multistudio; Luis Nieves-Ruiz, East Central Florida, Regional Planning Council; and Zakiya Wiggins, LS3P.

Take a look at the winning projects below:
(Jason O’Rear)

633 Folsom
San Francisco

(Alan Karchmer)

Center of Developing Entrepreneurs
Wolf Ackerman and EskewDumezRipple
Charlottesville, Virginia

(James Florio)

GoSpotCheck Headquarters
Tryba Architects

(Albert Vecerka/ESTO)

John W. Olver Design Building, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Leers Weinzapfel Associates
Amherst, Massachusetts

(Tom Holdsworth)

Lubber Run Community Center
VMDO Architects
Arlington, Virginia

(Albert Vecerka/ESTO)

Marlboro Music Reich Hall
Marlboro, Vermont

(Timothy Hursley)

Marygrove Early Education Center
Marlon Blackwell Architects

(Corey Gaffer)

Minneapolis Public Service Building
Henning Larsen and MSR Design

(Benjamin Benschneider)

Mukilteo Multimodal Ferry Terminal
LMN Architects
Mukilteo, Washington

(Vinay Panjwani)

The Rajkumari Ratnavati Girl’s School
Diana Kellogg Architects
Rajasthan, India

(Todd Mason)

The Rockefeller University Stavros Niarchos Foundation – David Rockefeller River Campus
Rafael Viñoly Architects
New York

(Lara Swimmer)

Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences Middle School
LMN Architects

(Jason O’Rear)

TIDE Academy
LPA Design Studios
Menlo Park, California

(Kim Rodgers)

UCLA Pritzker Hall Modernization
CO Architects
Los Angeles

(Kevin Scott)

University of Washington, Life Sciences Building

(Chuck Choi)

Worcester Blackstone Visitor Center
Worcester, Massachusetts