Winners of Vision Design Awards Announced

Chattanooga, TN, April 6, 2018 – Floor Focus magazine is honored to announce the winners of the ninth annual Vision Design Awards. Architecture and design firms from across North America submitted innovative projects that were judged primarily on the integration of the floor with the overall space design.

The projects were entered into commercial building categories: Corporate, Education, Hospitality/Retail and Healthcare. This year’s winners are

Grand Prize Winner: Corporate

Project: Hyatt Global Headquarters, Chicago, Illinois

Design Firm: Gensler, San Francisco, California

Corporate Winner

Project: OpenText, San Mateo, California

Design Firm: HOK Architects, San Francisco, California

Corporate Honorable Mention

Project: Paul Hastings LLP, Los Angeles, California

Design Firm: Rottet Studio, Los Angeles, California

Education Winner

Project: The Rosa Deal School of Arts, Memphis, Tennessee

Design Firm: ANF Architects, Memphis, Tennessee

Education Honorable Mention

Project: Kenneth Kai Tai Yen Humanities Building, Pennington, New Jersey

Design Firm: Voith & Mactavish Architects, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Hospitality/Retail Winner

Project: Cavalry Court Hotel, College Station, Texas

Design Firm: Rottet Studio, Houston, Texax

Hospitality/Retail Honorable Mention

Project: Hollywood Park Casino, Ingelwood, California

Design Firm: JCJ Architecture, San Diego, California

Healthcare Winner

Project: Boston Medical Center: Menino Addition and Renovation, Boston, Massachusetts

Design Firm: SmithGroup, Boston, Massachusetts

Healthcare Honorable Mention

Project: Hawaii Pacific Health Kapi’olani Medical Center Children’s Outdoor Playroom Renovation, Honolulu, Hawaii

Design Firm: Lionakis, Honolulu, Hawaii

Bentley Mills, Crossville,Tarkett and Floor Focus magazine sponsored the contest. All product and firm names are stripped from the entries prior to judging so that the jurors vote strictly based on the merit of the design. Floor Focus applauds these sponsors in their support of the concept of blind judging, ensuring that the contest awards and celebrates design for design’s sake.

Judges for this year’s contest were Shashi Caan, The Collective; Andrew Wolfram, TEF Design; and Helene Gregoire, BCJ.

Entries for next year’s awards will be accepted beginning January 2019. 

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