Celebrating Our 2023 Honors

As we close out 2023 and look to 2024, we’re pressing pause to reflect on a year of recognition and celebration for our projects, firm, and people. These honors aren’t just accolades, but a reflection of our 126-year legacy. For, behind each of the projects included below is a dedicated team that believes in the power of collaboration to design spaces that empower ideas and connect people. We extend our most heartfelt thanks to these teammates, clients, and partners who’ve gifted us a year of growth, connection, and discovery.  

Projects 

Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved 

The Congress for the New Urbanism, 2023 Charter Award 

Moxy Virginia Beach 

HRACRE, 2023 Design Awards, Best Recreation/Entertainment/Hospitality Project 

Gather & Hem at Hilton Richmond 

IIDA Mid Atlantic Chapter, Premiere Design Award 

The Planet Apartments 

Storefront for Community Design & Historic Richmond, Golden Hammer Award, Best New Construction: Residential 

The Quarters 

IIDA VA/WV & ASID Virginia, Interior Design Excellence Award, First Place, Corporate under 35,000 SF 

VCU College of Engineering Research Building

Copper Development Association, North American Copper in Architecture Award 

Firm

BD+C 2023 Giants 400 Rankings 
  • Architecture/Engineering – #57 
  • Hospitality – #9 
  • University – #45  
  • Industrial – #45 
  • Office – #66 
  • Labs – #96 
  • Sports – #99 

 

Interior Design Top 100 Giants 
  • Hospitality Giant – #14  
  • Design Giant – #53  

 

ENR Top 500 Design Firms 
  •  #470 

 

Architectural Record  Top Architecture Firms
  • #246  

 

NEWH TopID Award

People

Burt Pinnock 

AFP, Central Virginia Chapter, 2023 Enduring Spirit of Philanthropy Award 

William & Mary, 2022-23 Inclusive Excellence Champions 

Bob Clark 

Virginia Business Power 500 List 

Anca Lipan 

William & Mary, 2022-23 Inclusive Excellence Champions 

Appointed to the Virginia Art and Architecture Review Board 

Angelo Phillos 

Appointed to the Virginia Fair Housing Board 

Sonny Joy-Hogg 

William & Mary, 2022-23 Inclusive Excellence Champions 

NEWS & INSIGHTS

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People

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