AIA-LRGV celebrates Award Recognitions every year… We celebrate our Zebby Awards and Design Awards alternately:

Zebby Awards

The Zebby Awards are dedicated to Zeb William Rike, a University of Texas B. Arch. 1936 graduate and founding member of the AIA Lower Rio Grande Valley, for his devotion and service to South Texas and the AIA-LRGV architecture community.  Mr. Rike worked in our community for more than 40 years, while completing over 600 architectural projects both at home and abroad.  The award will be given to a team and/or individual that has shown a leadership role in our local profession and has exemplified service to it.

Award Descriptions:

Person(s) of esteemed character who have given distinguished service to the profession of Architecture and AIA-LRGV.

(Any member of AIA-LRGV may nominate)

Zebby Nomination Form


Design Awards

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The AIA-LRGV Chapter Design Awards Program honors and celebrates its members’ commitment to design excellence in architecture. The ongoing awards program demonstrates to clients and the public the availability of local award-winning firms and individuals dedicated to providing outstanding architectural services.

 

 

AIA-LRGV 2021 Design Award Recipients:

Honor Award:

Laredo College Cigarroa Science Complex
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Photo Credit: Mandy Kirkpatrick
 

Honor Award:

San Agustin Cathedral
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Photo Credit: Mandy Kirkpatrick
 
Honor Award: Highest Tier Award Level. Recognizes excellence in architectural work and elevates the quality of architecture in our region, and establishes a continually progressive standard of excellence.
 

Merit Award:

Magnolia Gardens
Megamorphosis
Photo Credit: Border Creative Co.
 

Merit Award:

Pop-Up House
ORANGE MADE architecture
Photo Credit: Jazmin Francis
 
Merit Award: Second Tier Award Level. Recognizes excellence in architectural work, elevates the quality of architecture in our region, and establishes a continually progressive standard of excellence.
 

Spark Award:

San Juan City Hall Transit Terminal
ERO Architects
Rendering: ERO Architects
 
Spark/Unbuilt Project Award: Recognizes excellence in architectural work and elevated quality of architecture for unbuilt projects.
 
 
Not Awarded:
 
Citation/Honorable Mention Award: Third Tier Award Level.  Awarded at Jury’s discretion for projects meeting unique or unusual design resolution for projects.
 

Jury:

Connie Rivera, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP – Richter Architects, Corpus Christi

Geof Edwards, AIA, LEED AP – alta architects, San Antonio

Jesse Hager, AIA – Content Architecture, Houston

 

We thank our 2021 Sponsors

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