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
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
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
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
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.