Architecture faculty and alumni award recipients at Boston Society of Architects 2018 Design Awards

Architecture faculty and alumni received numerous awards at the Boston Society of Architects 2018 Design Awards, held on January 18, 2018. See the entire list of BSA honorees and more information about the awards on the BSA website.  

Awards for Design Excellence:

Associate Professor Alexander D’Hooghe’s practice ORG Permanent Modernity received Citation for Design Excellence for the Brakel Police Station in Brakel, Belgium.

Ann Beha (MArch ’75) Architects received an Honor Award for Design Excellence for Saieh Hall for Economics, University of Chicago, Illinois.

William Rawn Associates received a Citation for Design Excellence for The Winsor School’s Lubin O’Donnell Center for Performing Arts and Wellness in Boston. William Rawn Associates also received the Harleston Parker Medal and the People’s Choice Award for the Boston Public Library Johnson Building Transformation. Rawn (MArch ’79) is the founding Principal of William Rawn Associates.

Small Firms/Small Projects Design:

Kennedy and Violich Architecture, the practice of Professor Sheila Kennedy and Frano Violich, received an Award for their Meister Consultants Group project in Boston.

Matter Design, the practice of Assistant Professor Brandon Clifford and Wes McGee (Assistant Professor, Taubman College), received an Honor Award (Small Firms/Small Projects Design) for their Five Fields Play Structure in Lexington, Massachusetts together with FR|SCH Projects. 

Lecturer Jeremy Jih, J.Roc Design, received an Award for his Trefoil House in Stowe, Vermont and a Citation for his Wood Flow roof deck in Boston.

Reverse Architecture, the practice of Carl Solander (MArch ’05) received an Award for the Zigzag House in Falmouth, Maine.


1-2: Professor Sheila Kennedy/Kennedy and Violich ArchitectureMeister Consultants Group
3: Associate Professor Alexander D’Hooghe/ORG Permanent Modernity, Brakel Police Station
4-5: Assistant Professor Brandon Clifford/Matter DesignFive Fields Play Structure
5: Lecturer Jeremy Jih/J.Roc DesignTrefoil House