Awards Northern New England People

Portsmouth Design Firm Wins 5 Awards

Cigar Bar_da AbenaquiCC_daPortsmouth, NH – DeStefano Architects (D|A) was honored to receive five gold awards in the 2015 Cornerstone Awards, presented annually by the New Hampshire Home Builder’s Association. The awards serve to recognize excellence in the building industry. Winners are judged and selected by a carefully chosen group of industry professionals. This year the event ceremony was held at the Waumbec Mill building in Manchester, New Hampshire.


For commercial work, D|A received Gold Awards for design work at the Abenaqui Country Club in Rye and Federal Cigar and the Cigar Bar in downtown Portsmouth. The firm also received two awards for residential design of a private residence on Lake Winnipesaukee. D|A was also awarded for “Best Marketing Event” in honor of the firm’s 20th anniversary celebration in May 2015.