The AIA Peconic Design Awards were announced during a program on Saturday at the Ross School in East Hampton. A reception and People’s Choice Award voting took place before the ceremony, which was hosted by the architect Bill Chaleff, who presented the awards along with Michele Hugo, a past president of AIA Peconic.
The judges this year were Edward Siegel, a LEED-certified accredited professional architect, the architect Kim Yao, and Barry Bergdoll, a professor of art history and archaeology at Columbia University, who reviewed over 40 projects.
The chapter’s Honor Award for architecture went to Bates Masi Architects of East Hampton for a project titled Kiht’ han. Bates Masi was also recognized with a Merit Award for architecture for a project called Acton Cove. The Lacuna Project, a Sag Harbor firm, won an Honor Award for an emerging architect for its project House 9. An Honor Award for historic preservation went to Architecture AF for its Antler House renovation in East Hampton.
MB Architecture, with an office in East Hampton, won an Honor Award for an unbuilt project for its proposal for Herrick Park in East Hampton and a Jurors Award for architecture for a project it called Amagansett Case Study #6. Blaze Makoid, a firm in Bridgehampton, won a Merit Award for architecture and a People’s Choice Award for a Wyoming project called Shooting Star and a Merit Award for an unbuilt project in Sagaponack.
Martin Architects of Sagaponack got a Merit Award for historic preservation for a farmstead project in that village. Stelle Lomont Rouhani of Bridgehampton was recognized with a Jurors Award for an office barn. And DiSunno Architecture of Sag Harbor won a Jurors Award for historic preservation for its work on Ram Island.