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Celebrating Design and Professional Excellence in New York State Public Art & Architecture.

AIA New York State, in partnership with the New York State contracting agencies, created the Excelsior Awards in 2014 to provide a model of excellence for state-funded building design, landscape architecture, and public art, including professional practice and advocacy.


We’d Like to Thank Our 2022 Sponsors

2022 Excelsior Award Recipients

Submitting Firm | Urbahn Architects, PLLC

General Contractor | Skanksa USA Civil

MEP and FP Engineering, IT and Telecom | Jaros Baum & Bolles

Civil and Geotechnical Engineering | Langan Engineering & Environmental Services

Structural Engineering | Severud Associates

Skylight Structural Engineering | Schlaich Bergermann Partner

Historic Building Restoration | Building Conservation Associates

Photo Credit | © Ola Wilk, Photographer

Submitting Firm | RKTB Architects, P.C.

MEP Engineering | New York Engineers

Site, Civil Engineering | Mclaren Engineering Group

Structural Engineering | Rodney D. Gibble Consulting Engineers

Photo Credit | © Albert Vecerka/Esto

Submitting Firm | Ashley McGraw Architects, D.P.C.

Structural Engineering | Severud Associates

MEP, FP Engineering | JFK&M Consulting Group

Landscape Architecture | MKW and Associates

Civil and Geotechnical Engineering | Langan

Cost Estimating | Toscano Clements Taylor

Contractor | WWC Contracting

Photo Credit | © Revette Studio; Ashley McGraw Architects, D.P.C.

Submitting Firm | Michielli + Wyetzner Architects

Structural Engineering | Thornton Tomasetti

Civil Engineering | GHD Group

Mechanical and Plumbing Engineering | ME Engineering

LEED | ME Engineering

Acoustical Engineering | LSTN Consultants

Geotechnical Engineering | John P. Stopen Engineering

Landscape Architecture | Mathews Nielsen Landscape Architects

General Contractor | LeChase Construction Services

Photo Credit | © Alexander Severin

Submitting Firm | WXY architecture + urban design

MEP, Structural, Site & Civil Engineering | CHA Companies

Technology System Design | Engineered Solutions

Specialty Structural Engineering | Spring Line Design

General Constructors | Bette + Cring

Photo Credit | © Albert Vecerka/Esto

Submitting Firm | PLAN Architectural Studio, P.C

Mechanical and Electrical Engineering | DVL Engineers

Structural Engineering | Ysrael A. Seinuk

Site Engineering | Philip Habib Associates

Landscape Architecture | Starr Whitehouse Landscape Architects

Photo Credit | © Tim Wilkes Photography

Submitting Firm | Dattner Architects

Engineering | LaBella Associates

Civil Engineering and Landscape Architecture | Environmental Design & Research Companies

Contractor | LeChase Construction

Photo Credit | © Alexander Severin

Submitting Firm | Kiss + Cathcart, Architects

Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, Structural and Communications Engineering |

Tunneling | ARUP/AECOM

Construction Manager | WSP

Photo Credit | © Kiss + Cathcart, Architects

Submitting Firm | BKSK Architects LLP

Landscape Architecture | SCAPE and The LA Group Landscape Architecture & Engineering

MEP | GEA Consulting Engineers

Structural and CIVIL Engineering | Rennia Engineering Design

Lighting Design | David Clinard Studio

Acoustic, AV/IT: Cerami & Associates

Graphic Design | MTWTF

Exhibition Design | Moey Inc

Cost Estimating | Stuart-Lynn Company

Construction Manager | LIRO

Photo Credit | © Amy Barkow | Barkow Photo

2022 Professional Service Awards & Presidential Citation

The Professional Awards honor excellence in practice and advocacy of design in NYS public architecture.

Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Award

The Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller Award recognizes licensed architects employed in the public sector in New York State whose work on projects within their jurisdiction has furthered the cause of design excellence in public architecture.

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