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Gander Point design-build project, other alumni win at AIA New Orleans Design Awards

July 27, 2021
Photo of an outdoor setting with tall trees and a seating area in the background

A design-build project from the Tulane School of Architecture - along with many other alumni and faculty - were honored at the New Orleans chapter of the American Institute of Architects 2021 Design Awards Program. 

In total, 12 different awards had Tulane School of Architecture affiliations. Gander Point, led by the faculty, staff and students of the Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design in Fall 2017, received the Honor Award for Small Scale Design. The Small Center project team worked closely with City Park staff and leadership to design and build a new gathering area where all park users can enjoy the natural waterfront setting.

Each year, the AIA New Orleans chapter celebrates the best of this region’s architecture, recognize achievement in a broad range of architectural work, and inform the public of the breadth and value of architectural practice. This was the second year that AIA New Orleans held it's awards program virtually, with help from a team of AIA members, including Andrew Liles, Adjunct Assistant Lecturer at Tulane School of Architecture. Each year, the AIA New Orleans chapter celebrates the best of this region’s architecture, recognize achievement in a broad range of architectural work, and inform the public of the breadth and value of architectural practice. 

Below is a listing of the awarded buildings, homes, and projects, including Tulane alumni, faculty and students named in order with which they were announced in the AIA New Orleans awards program.

 

MASTER PLANNING AND URBAN DESIGN, Award of Merit:  MILLER PARK by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

Christian Rodriguez, AIA, A '10

MASTER PLANNING AND URBAN DESIGN, Honor Award:  RESILIENT HAMPTON by Waggonner & Ball

Janice Barnes, A *95

Ramiro Diaz, A '00

COMMERCIAL/SMALL SCALE, Award of Merit:  PARIS PARKER SALON & SPA, by John C. Williams Architects

John C. Williams, A&S '74, A '78

INTERIOR ARCHITECTURE, Award of Merit:  AC HOTEL by Campo Architects

Miriam Salas, AIA, LEED AP, A *97

Mary Gilmore, AIA, NCIDQ, A *15

Kayleigh Bruentrup, NCIDQ, A '15

SMALL SCALE, Honor Award:  GANDER POINT by the Albert and Tina Small Center for Collaborative Design

Small Center Faculty/Staff:

Seth Welty, A '08

Nick Jenisch, A '03

Emilie Taylor Welty, A *06

Rashidah Williams 

Donn Peabody 

Sue Mobley 

Shoshana Gordon 

Students:

Antonia Butwell, A '18

Monica Marrero Ciuro, A *18

Carson Hall, A '18

Carolyn Isaacson, A *18

Izabela Lotozo, A '19

Magda Magierski, A '18

David Maples, A '18

Christie MelgarA *18

Rachel Neu, A '18

Elliott Petterson, A *18

Rachel Rockford, A '18

Nicole Saville, A '18

Diego Schubb, A '19

Jesse Williams, A '18

MULTI-FAMILY RESIDENTIAL, Honorable Mention:  THE JULIA by Trapolin Peer Architects

Ashley King, A '98

Peter Trapolin, A '77

Allison Price, A *16

SINGLE-FAMILY & TWO-FAMILY, Honorable Mention:  VERRET STREET RESIDENCES by Colectivo

Emilie Taylor Welty, A *06

Seth Welty, A '08

Sarah Satterlee, A *14

UNBUILT ARCHITECTURE, Award of Merit:  THE ECOTONE by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

Liz McCormick, RA, Former faculty

Christian Rodriguez, AIA, A '10

Sam Levison, AIA, A *18

Noah Marble, AIA, A '05

CIVIC/INSTITUTIONAL, Honor Award:  HOME BUILDING AT THADEN by Eskew+Dumez+Ripple

Christian Rodriguez, AIA, A '10

Chris Jackson, A *11

HISTORIC PRESERVATION, RESTORATION & ADAPTIVE REUSE, Honor Award:  SAZERAC HOUSE by Trapolin Peer Architects

Peter Trapolin, A '77

Shea Trahan, A *13

Margitta Rogers, A *10

Cynthia Dubberley, A '97

HISTORIC PRESERVATION, RESTORATION & ADAPTIVE REUSE, US Green Building Council Sustainable Award:  GREENWAY APARTMENTS by CCWIV Architecture

Christian Westerman, A '93

Young Architect Award

Jessica Walker, A '07