HVCC Administration Building

Successful projects are the result of close collaboration with our clients, our consultants, as well as the construction firms that we partner with on a regular basis. Over the years our commitment to this collaboration has consistently led us to produce exceptional buildings and spaces for college and university, healthcare, and community clients. Many of these projects have received local, state, and national design awards. We are proud to share the recognition that our projects and our partners have received from the organizations listed below as a result of our successful collaboration.

Honor Award, Historic Preservation, 2017
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter 
Grand Staircase, Empire State Plaza

Best Research Project, Ph.D., 2017
Design & Health International Academy Awards (Design of Mental & Behavioural Health Facilities, Francis Murdock Pitts, Principal Investigator, on team led by Prof. Mardelle M. Shepley)

Excelsior Award for Public Architecture, Honor Award, 2016
American Institute of Architects
Fitzelle Hall Rehabilitation and Addition

Structural Engineering Project of the Year, 2016
Structural Engineering Institute, Mohawk Hudson Chapter
Grand Staircase, Empire State Plaza

Award of Merit, 2016
IIDA of Northern California Awards Heal Category
Oregon State Hospital
Architect: HOK; Consulting Architect: architecture+

Interior Design Project, Overall Winner, 2015
Design & Health International Academy Awards
Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital

Mental Health Project, Finalist, 2015
Design & Health International Academy Awards
Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital

Excelsior Award for Public Architecture, 2015
American Institute of Architects
Administration Building, Hudson Valley Community College

Honor Award, 2014
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
Fitzelle Hall Rehabilitation and Addition

Merit Award, 2014
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
Vermont Psychiatric Care Hospital

Citation, 2014
Boston Society of Architects/AIA Healthcare Facilities Design Awards
Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital
Architect: Ellenzweig; Collaborating Architect: architecture+  

Residential Project, Design Award, 2014
American Society of Interior Designers, Upstate New York/Canada East Chapter
Laub Residence

Masonry Bronze Medal, 2014
American Concrete Institute, Central New York
Hutchings Psychiatric Center Building 8 Rehabilitation

Honor Award, 2013
AIA New England
Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital
Architect: Ellenzweig; Collaborating Architect: architecture+

Merit Award, Institutional, 2013
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital
Architect: Ellenzweig; Collaborating Architect: architecture+

Merit Award, Historic Preservation, 2013
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
Husted Hall, University at Albany

Healthcare Award Shortlist, 2013
WAN (World Architecture News)
Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital
Architect: Ellenzweig; Collaborating Architect: architecture+  

Commercial Project/Large, Design Award, 2013
American Society of Interior Designers, Upstate New York/Canada East Chapter,
Worcester Recovery Center and Hospital
Architect: Ellenzweig; Collaborating Architect: architecture+

Merit Award, 2012
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
Eastern State Hospital Replacement
Arrasmith, Judd, Rapp, Chovan (Architect of Record) and SmithGroup and architecture+ (Associated Architects) 

Honorable Mention, 2030 Design Award, 2012
AIA Portland
Oregon State Hospital
Oregon State Hospital-Architect: HOK; Consulting Architect: architecture+

CMAA Project Achievement Award, 2012
New Construction over $100 million
Oregon State Hospital
Architect: HOK; Consulting Architect: architecture+

Hammurabi Award of Honor, 2012
Masonry & Ceramic Tile Institute
Oregon State Hospital
Architect: HOK; Consulting Architect: architecture+

Corporate Design Award, 2011
American Society of Interior Designers, Upstate New York/Canada East Chapter,
Departure Museum Shop, Albany International Airport

Design Excellence Award, 2009
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
Administration Building, Hudson Valley Community College

Building of America Award, 2009
Real Estate & Construction Review
Bradley Children's Hospital
In association with The SLAM Collaborative

Honor Award, 2008
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
Juravinski Centre for Integrated Healthcare (formerly West 5th Street Campus), St. Joseph's Health System
In association with Zeidler Partnership Architects

Merit Award, 2006
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
Massachusetts Psychiatric Facility
Architect: Ellenzweig; Collaborating Architect: architecture+

Best of 05, 2005
McGraw Hill New York Construction
Kennedy Towers Apartments

Merit Award, 2005
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
St. Thomas Psychiatric Center

Preservation Award, 2005
Preservation League of New York State
Bush Memorial Center and Gurley Hall

Honor Award, 2005
Capital District Masonry Institute
Bush Memorial Center, The Sage Colleges

Achievement in Lighting Design, 2004
Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
Rubin Dialysis Center

Outstanding Architecture, 2002
Education Design Showcase, School Planning & Management
Viking Child Care Center, Hudson Valley Community College

Honor Award, 2002
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Hudson Valley Community College

Beautification Award, 2001
Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Hudson Valley Community College

Honor Award, 2000
American Institute of Architects, PA Chapter
The Fisher Science & Academic Center, Simon's Rock College
In association with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Excellence in Design, 1999
American Institute of Architects, New York State
The Fisher Science & Academic Center, Simon's Rock College
In association with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Citation, 1999
National Wood Council
The Fisher Science & Academic Center, Simon's Rock College
In association with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Beautification Award, 1999
Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Louis Rubin Memorial Approach

National First Place, 1999
Class A & B Airports Food & Beverage, Airports Council International
Food Court, Albany International Airport

Honor Award, 1998
Boston Society of Architects
The Fisher Science & Academic Center, Simon's Rock College
In association with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Honor Award, 1998
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
The Fisher Science & Academic Center, Simon's Rock College
In association with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Merit Award, 1996
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
Sunmount Center for Intensive Treatment

Honor Award, 1996
Capital District Masonry Institute
Saratoga Springs Public Library

Award of Merit, 1996
American Concrete Institute, Eastern New York Chapter
Saratoga Springs Public Library

Beautification Award, 1993
Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
St. Paul's Episcopal Church

Beautification Award, 1993

Rensselaer County Regional Chamber of Commerce
The Almquist Studio

Finalist, 1993
Outstanding Architectural/Engineering Firm
Northeastern Subcontractors Association, Incorporated

Honor Award, 1992
American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church

Citation Award, 1992

American Institute of Architects, Eastern New York Chapter
Cohoes Public Library

Merit Award, 1992

Capital District Masonry Institute
St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church

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