The Kentucky Society of Architects recently presented building projects across the state with its annual Excellence in Architectural Design awards. Five projects among the 45 entries received received honor awards, the group's highest distinction, and were published on Saturday's business page.
Five more were given merit awards and three others received citations. The group also offered eight special awards of recognition at its annual meeting Friday. The recipients were:
■ Riverview Park Visitor Service Building I in Louisville, designed by De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop of Louisville.
■ CSC Design Studio Renovation and PV Installation in Lexington, designed by CSC Design Studio of Lexington.
■ Turkey Foot Middle School in Edgewood, designed by PCA Architecture of Covington.
■ KFC Yum Center in Louisville, designed by Populous of Kansas City, Mo., and Louis & Henry Group of Louisville.
■ Mays residence in Louisville, designed by Architectural Artisans of Louisville.
■ University of Kentucky Digital Village, Phase II in Lexington, designed by JRA Architects of Lexington and Ratio Architects of Indianapolis.
■ University of Louisville 620 HSC Garage in Louisville, designed by Ratio Architects of Indianapolis and JRA Architects of Louisville.
■ A project for Great Meadows in Crestwood, designed by De Leon & Primmer Architecture Workshop in Louisville.
C. Julian Oberwarth Award: Steven A. Eggers of K. Norman Berry Associates Architects in Louisville for long-standing commitment to bettering the profession.
Distinguished Firm Award: Tate Hill Jacobs Architects of Lexington.
Distinguished Service Award: Krisia M. Rosa of Pohl Rosa Pohl in Lexington and Eric P. Steva of SHP Leading Design in Park Hills.
Emerging Professional Award: Stephen E. Gravatte of Gravatte Design Services in Louisville.
John Russell Groves Citizens Laureate Award: Tom Eblen of the Lexington Herald-Leader for encouraging the values of quality architecture.
Honorary Membership: John D. Kelly of Builder's Exchange of Kentucky of Louisville; honors person not otherwise eligible for membership.
Allied Professional Award: Senler, Campbell & Associates of Louisville to honor efforts to work harmoniously with architects.