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AIANH Names Winners of Excellence in Architecture Design

Amherst, NH – The American Institute of Architects New Hampshire Chapter (AIANH) has announced the recipients of its 2016 Annual Excellence in Architecture Design Awards, the highest recognition of architecture that exemplifies excellence in overall design.

Ten projects from eight New Hampshire architectural firms were recognized at the AIANH Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet, January 22, at LaBelle Winery in Amherst. Two buildings were also noted in the Annual People’s Choice Awards.

The AIANH Excellence in Architecture award recipients are:

Honor Award

Family Retreat in Harrisville — architect: Sheldon Pennoyer Architects, Concord; contractor: Tim Groesbeck Builders, Sharon; photographer: John W. Hession.

Rick and Duffy Monahon Award For Design Excellence in Architectural Restoration and Preservation.

Renovation of the Hancock Meeting House in Hancock — Scully / Architects, Keene; construction manager: DEW / MacMillin, Keene; photographer: David Drasba, Scully Architects.

Merit Award

Bottomline Technologies Corporate Headquarters, Portsmouth — architect: TMS Architects, Portsmouth; general contractor: Tucker Associates, Rye; interior design: Malloy Interiors, Portsmouth; photographer: Rob Karosis.

Merit Award

Throwback Brewery, No. Hampton — architect: Manypenny / Murphy Architecture, Portsmouth; construction manager: Milestone Engineering & Construction, Concord; photographer: Ramsey Bakhoum / CUBE.

Merit Award / Small Projects – Small Firms Category

Penhallow Studio, Portsmouth — architect: Manypenny / Murphy Architecture, Portsmouth; general contractor: Insurcomm Construction, Portsmouth; photographer: John Benford Photography (1, 4) and Alyssa Murphy AIA (2, 3).

Honorable Mention

3S Artspace, Portsmouth — architect: McHenry Architecture, Portsmouth; construction manager: Wright-Ryan Construction, Inc., Portland, Maine; landscape architect: Terra Firma Landscape Architecture, Portsmouth, photography: David J. Murray, ClearEye Photo.

Alpine Ski Home, Lincoln — architect: Samyn D’Elia Architects, Ashland; contractor: The Lawton Company, Littleton; landscape architect: Pollack Land Planning, Concord; interior design: C. Randolph Trainor, LLC, Franconia; photographer: Rob Karosis.

Honorable Mention / Small Projects – Small Firms Category

Prime Roast Coffee Roastery, Keene — architect: Catlin + Petrovick Architects, Keene; contractor: Lavigne Construction, Gilsum; photography: Nancy Belluscio On-Site Photography.

Honorable Mention

True North at North Hill Life Care Community, Needham, Mass. — architect: JSA Inc., Portsmouth, N.H.; contractor: Consigli Construction, Milford, Mass.; landscape architect: Copley Wolff Design Group, Boston; photography: Rob Karosis (2-4), Nat Rea (1).

Honorable Mention

Greathorse Clubhouse, Hampden, Mass. — architect: TMS Architects, Portsmouth, N.H.; general contractor: CE Floyd Co., Middletown, Conn.; landscape architect: Leonard Design Associates, Arlington, Mass; Woodburn & Company, Newmarket, N.H.; interior design: TMS Architects; photography: Rob Karosis.

People’s Choice Awards

In the commercial category, the winner was the N.H. Welcome Center in Hooksett, designed by Samyn D’Elia Architects of Ashland.