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American Institute of Architects Spokane announces 2020 design award winners

The Spokane chapter of the American Institute of Architects has announced its 2020 design award winners.

In an Oct. 23 Facebook Live virtual event, AIA’s Spokane chapter honored five architecture firms for projects designed over a two-year period across four categories: built architecture over $5 million, built architecture under $5 million, renovation architecture and unbuilt designs.

Member firms and architects submitted 36 projects for consideration by a three-person jury. Honor, merit, citation, craftsman and sustainability awards were granted in the four categories.

In the projects over $5 million category, Spokane-based NAC Architecture received an honor award for designing the Riverfront Park Pavilion. Spokane-based Integrus Architecture received a merit award for designing the North Idaho College Bob & Leona DeArmond College & University Center. NAC Architecture also garnered a citation award for the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery.

For projects under $5 million, Spokane-based ALSC Architects received a merit award for designing the Riverstone Transit Center in Coeur d’Alene.

Other merit award winners include Seattle-based Prentiss + Balance + Wickline for designing the Little Star Montessori School in Winthrop and Stillwater Residence in Bigfish, Montana. Integrus Architecture took home a citation award for Whitworth University’s Seeley G. Mudd Chapel Expansion.

Spokane-based Trek Architecture received a citation award in renovation architecture for Brick West Brewing.

In the unbuilt category, Integrus Architecture received a citation award for The Hive at Libby Center, while Prentiss+Balance + Wickline received craftsman and sustainability awards for Stillwater Residence and the Little Star Montessori School, respectively.

AIA Spokane, founded in 1955, has nearly 200 members.