Awards & Recognition

Recognized Excellence

The ideas and practices that made our projects notable often become more widely used, spreading solutions more rapidly. A representative selection appears below.

2016
East Harlem Center for Living & Learning
  • Mutual of America, National Award Program: Community Partnership Award
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2015
Aria Apartments
  • Urban Land Institute, Colorado Impact Awards: Infill
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Paseo Verde
  • U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), LEED for Homes, Project of the Year
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2014
Aria Apartments
  • Mayor's Design Awards, Sustainable Style
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Paseo Verde
  • Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC), Blue Ribbon Awards
  • Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC), Groundbreaker Award
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) - Philadelphia Design Honor Award, Built Category: New Construction
  • Philadelphia Association of Community Development Corporations (PACDC), Blue Ribbon Awards
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) - Philadelphia Design Honor Award, Built Category: New Construction
  • Delaware Valley Green Building Council (DVGBC), Groundbreaker Award
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2013
Chamberlain Heights
  • U.S. Green Building Council Connecticut Chapter, Outstanding Achievements and Accomplishments in Residential Green Building, Award of Honor
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Paseo Verde
  • Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Regional Excellence Award, Regional Land Use Project of the Year
  • Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission, Regional Excellence Award, Regional Land Use Project of the Year
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Via Verde
  • American Institute of Architects, Multifamily Housing Award
  • Urban Land Institute, Global Awards for Excellence, Winner
  • American Society of Landscape Architects (NY Chapter), Honor Award
  • The Bruner Foundation Inc., Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence, Silver Medal
  • Society of American Registered Architects NY, Sustainability in Design Award
  • American Institute of Architects/ U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Secretary's Housing and Community Design Award, Excellence in Affordable Housing Design
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2012
Chamberlain Heights
  • Associated Builders and Contractors of Connecticut Awards, Excellence in Construction, Award of Merit, Residential
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Metro Green Apartments
  • Associated General Contractors of America - CT, Build CT Award: Constr. Management/ General Contractor, Mid-Size Constr. ($5M - 20M)
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Metro Green Residences
  • U.S. Green Building Council, Green Project, Honor Award, Multifamily Residential
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Paseo Verde
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA), Pennsylvania Award for Architectural Excellence, Citation of Merit
  • AIA PA Award for Architectural Excellence, Citation of Merit
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Via Verde
  • Society for Marketing Professional Services-NY, Industry Award
  • New York City Brownfield Partnership, Big Apple Brownfield Green Building Award
  • American Institute of Architects New York, Andrew J. Thomas Housing Award
  • Urban Land Institute Terwilliger Center for Housing, Jack Kemp Workforce Housing Models of Excellence Award, Winner
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New York School of Interior Design
  • National Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) Celebration of Architecture & Design Program Award
  • Society of American Registered Architects (SARA) Design Award of Honor, Interior Design Category
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Orchestra of St.Lukes, The DiMenna Center
  • Society for Marketing Professional Services-NY Industry Award
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2011
107-145 West 135th Street
  • Novogradac Journal of Tax Credits Developments of Distinction Award: Innovative HUD Financing, Honorable Mention
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Elements Townhomes
  • The Associated General Contractor's Best Building Award: Buildings $2.5 million to $5 Million
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Fortune Castle Gardens
  • New York State Affordable Housing (NYSAFAH) Awards for Excellence, Downstate Project of the Year
  • Multifamily Executive, Project of the Year: Affordable, Merit Award
  • Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award, Special Needs Housing
  • Boston Society of Architects, John M. Clancy Award for Socially Responsible Housing
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Silver Gardens Apartments
  • US Environmental Protection Agency, National Award for Smart Growth Achievement for Smart Growth and Green Building
  • Charles L. Edson Tax Credit Excellence Award, Green Housing
  • The Associated General Contractor's Best Building Award: Environmental
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Orchestra of St.Lukes, The DiMenna Center
  • AIA NY State Award of Merit, Adaptive Reuse Category
  • Society of American Registered Architects National Design Award, Interior ArchitectureCategory
  • Interior Design Best of Year Awards, Institutional Category, Finalist
  • ENR/Best of 2011, National Culture/ Worship Category, Winner
  • Contract Magazine Design Awards, Adaptive Reuse Category, Winner
  • AIA Tri-State Design Award, Interior Architecture Category
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2010
Elements Townhomes
  • Southwest Contractor Project of the Year: Small Project (Under $10 million)
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Metro Green Apartments
  • Multifamily Executive: Project of the Year: Affordable, Merit; and Green, Merit
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Silver Gardens Apartments
  • Southwest Contractor Project of the Year: Residential
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The Cooper Union New Academic Building
  • American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter, Architecture Honor Award
  • The Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS), MASterworks Award for Best New Building
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Frisco: Peak One Parcel
  • APA, Colorado Chapter, Excellence Award: Outstanding Planning Project,
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2009
The Joseph Vance and Sterling Buildings
  • LEED EB Gold
  • "What Makes it Green?: 2009 Regional Top 10 Awards", AIA Seattle
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David and Joyce Dinkins Gardens
  • Real Estate and Construction Review - New York Tri-State and Philadelphia & The Delaware Valley Edition, Building of America Award
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The Cooper Union New Academic Building
  • New York Construction, Green Building Project of the Year
  • American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter, Creating Stellar Architecture using BIM
  • American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter, Jury's Choice Award
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2008
Clipper Mill
  • Urban Land Institute Award for Excellence: The Americas
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David and Joyce Dinkins Gardens
  • NYC SmallBusiness Services, Neighborhood Achievement Awards for Development
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The Cooper Union New Academic Building
  • Concrete Industry Board (CIB) Annual Award
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2007
Burnham Building
  • Terner Prize for Innovation and Leadership in Affordable Housing, Finalist
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Highlands' Garden Village
  • Urban Land Institute Award for Excellence: The Americas
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2006
The Cooper Union New Academic Building
  • American Institute of Architects, New York Chapter, Merit Award
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2005
Highlands' Garden Village
  • US Environmental Protection Agency: Smart Growth Achievement Award
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2003
Highlands' Garden Village
  • Clean Air Excellence Award
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2001
Burnham Building
  • Northeast Sustainable Energy Association, Northeast Green Building Award
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2000
Burnham Building
  • New York State Conference of Mayors and Municipal Officials/ Empire State Report Local Government Achievement Awards, Certificate of Merit
  • The Preservation League of New York State Annual Preservation Award
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1999
Denver Dry Goods Building
  • American Institute of Architects/ Committee on the Environment, Top Ten Green Buildings
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1997
Benedict Commons
  • American Institute of Architects – Colorado Chapter, Merit Award
  • Ahwahnee Community Livability Award
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Denver Dry Goods Building
  • Ahwahnee Community Livability Award,
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1996
Benedict Commons
  • Aspen Historical Preservation Commission Honor Award
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Denver Dry Goods Building
  • Urban Land Institute Award for Excellence, Finalist
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1995
Denver Dry Goods Building
  • National Trust for Historic Preservations National Preservation Award
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Translating our vision of healthy communities into successful projects has earned us wide acclaim and numerous awards.