Winners of 2020 Vision Design Awards Announced
Chattanooga, TN, April 9, 2020-Floor Focus magazine is honored to announce the winners of the eleventh 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.
Floor Focus will host a celebration honoring the winners September 11 and 12 in Savannah, Georgia, which will include the designers, jury members and representatives of the sponsor companies.
The projects were entered into commercial building categories: Corporate, Education, Hospitality/Retail and Healthcare. This year’s winners are
Grand Prize Winner: Corporate
Design Firm: Huntsman Architectural Group, New York
Project: Tarkett Atelier, New York
Design firm: Tecton Architects, Hartford, Connecticut
Project: Otis Elevator, Bloomfield, Connecticut
Corporate Honorable Mention
Design firm: RA-DA, West Hollywood, California
Project: DocMagic, Torrance, California
Design firm: TEF Design, San Francisco
Project: Live Oak School, San Francisco
Education Honorable Mention
Design firm: LS3P, Charleston, South Carolina
Project: Wando Mount Pleasant Library, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
Design firm: Barbour Spangle Design, High Point, North Carolina
Project: Furnitureland South Contract Showroom, Jamestown, North Carolina
Hospitality/Retail Honorable Mention
Design firm: Rottet Studio, Houston, Texas
Project: Conrad, Washington, DC
Design firm: Tecton Architects, Hartford Connecticut
Project: Connecticut Children’s Infusion Center, Farmington, Connecticut
Healthcare Honorable Mention
Design firm: AECOM, Arlington, Virginia
Project: Stony Brook University Medical and Research Training building, Stony Brook, New York
Bentley Mills, Crossville, HPS Schönox and Tarkett 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 of the Shashi Caan Collective; Lisa Pinyan of LS3P Associates; and Margo Jones of M. Jones Associates.
Entries for next year’s awards will be accepted beginning January 2021.