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The Palladio Awards

Founded in 2002, the annual Palladio Awards honor outstanding achievement in traditional design. The event recognizes both individual designers and design teams whose work enhances the beauty and humane qualities of the built environment. Through creative interpretation or adaptation of design principles, we celebrate techniques developed through 2,500 years of Western architectural tradition.

The Palladio Awards, co-produced by TRADITIONAL BUILDING and the TRADITIONAL BUILDING CONFERENCE SERIES, is the first and only national awards program for residential and commercial/institutional projects which demonstrate excellence in traditional design.


2022 Palladio Award Winners 

Palladio 2022 Winners

First and foremost, thank you to all the firms and individuals who submitted projects to the 2022 Palladio Awards. Every year, the judges of this competition have the unenviable task of selecting a group of winners from the most impressive structures in the world.

The 21st annual Palladio Awards competition recognized fourteen architectural firms for outstanding work in traditional design for commercial, institutional, public, and residential projects.

Residential Winners 

Completed Project – Aerial View

Completed Project – Aerial View

Adaptive Reuse and/or Sympathetic Addition

The Aurora
The Architect's Studio - www.springlakearchitect.com

Very enriching contrast, and a beautiful hypnotic view.

Very enriching contrast, and a beautiful hypnotic view.

Craftsmanship

Via Marina
BELT – belt.com.co

A new flowering meadow in close proximity to the front of this original 1846 home.

A new flowering meadow in close proximity to the front of this original 1846 home.

Exterior Spaces: Gardens & Landscapes

Natural Legacy
James Doyle Design Associates - jdda.com

Custom lighting, reclaimed white oak island cabinetry with walnut top, Titanium marble slabs for backsplash and Terracotta quarry tile with Palazzo limestone surround.

Custom lighting, reclaimed white oak island cabinetry with walnut top, Titanium marble slabs for backsplash and Terracotta quarry tile with Palazzo limestone surround.

Interior Design

Rancho Sabino Grande
Peace Design - peacedesign.com

The rear covered porch looks out over the raised pool and fire pit across the lake and golf greens. Above, character grade cypress has been limed to a medium tone which cuts glare. Below, sandblasted concrete decks are underfoot. Steel doors visually connect the interior and exterior.

The rear covered porch looks out over the raised pool and fire pit across the lake and golf greens. Above, character grade cypress has been limed to a medium tone which cuts glare. Below, sandblasted concrete decks are underfoot. Steel doors visually connect the interior and exterior.

New Design & Construction--less than 5000 sq.ft.

Windsor Residence in the South Village
Moor, Baker & Associates Architects, P.A. - www.moorarch.com

Two protruding nested gables add character to the rear of the residence. The roof is composed of three different Vermont and Welsh slates to minimize possible fading with time.

Two protruding nested gables add character to the rear of the residence. The roof is composed of three different Vermont and Welsh slates to minimize possible fading with time.

New Design & Construction--more than 5000 sq.ft.

Merry Wood
Harrison Design - www.harrisondesign.com

View from harbor.

View from harbor.

Residential Multi-Unit Projects

The Corsair
Robert A.M. Stern Architects – ramsa.com

View of the primary northeast façade of the house, facing southwest, along the entrance drive. The house is positioned within an Olmsted landscape featuring mature trees and formal gardens, creating a private estate setting with the city of Philadelphia.

View of the primary northeast façade of the house, facing southwest, along the entrance drive. The house is positioned within an Olmsted landscape featuring mature trees and formal gardens, creating a private estate setting with the city of Philadelphia.

Restoration and Renovation

Krisheim
John Milner Architects, Inc. - www.johnmilnerarchitects.com

Commercial Winners 

A new mezzanine level adds daylight workspace and defines the main entryway.

A new mezzanine level adds daylight workspace and defines the main entryway.

Adaptive Reuse and/or Sympathetic Addition

Rejuvenation of An Historic Powerhouse
Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects - wonglogan.com

Solid brass Library Chandelier reproduction plated with zinc and antiqued to match the original pewter finish with hand-blown glass shades.

Solid brass Library Chandelier reproduction plated with zinc and antiqued to match the original pewter finish with hand-blown glass shades.

Craftsmanship

Fair Lane: Home of Clara & Henry Ford Lighting Reproduction
Heritage Metalworks - hmwpa.com

New stair and mezzanine, with restored historic offices at lower right.

New stair and mezzanine, with restored historic offices at lower right.

Interior Design

Rejuvenation of An Historic Powerhouse
Marcy Wong Donn Logan Architects - wonglogan.com

The Nave Interior - The cruciform chapel culminates at the sanctuary and dome, which reaches seventy-two feet from the floor. The four Evangelists are depicted in pendentives of the dome, while the twelve tondi windows represent the twelve Apostles.

The Nave Interior - The cruciform chapel culminates at the sanctuary and dome, which reaches seventy-two feet from the floor. The four Evangelists are depicted in pendentives of the dome, while the twelve tondi windows represent the twelve Apostles.

Impact

The Chapel of Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity
Duncan G. Stroik Architect, LLC - www.stroik.com

Façade of Thomas and Donna May School of Arts & Sciences at Stonehill College faces the campus quadrangle’s south side, creating a hub for students and faculty, forming the cornerstone of a new quadrangle that embraces Georgian architecture and initiates the first step in the creation of a restored architectural culture.

Façade of Thomas and Donna May School of Arts & Sciences at Stonehill College faces the campus quadrangle’s south side, creating a hub for students and faculty, forming the cornerstone of a new quadrangle that embraces Georgian architecture and initiates the first step in the creation of a restored architectural culture.

New Design & Construction--more than 30000 sq.ft.

Thomas and Donna May School of Arts & Sciences
The S/L/A/M Collaborative - slamcoll.com

View across reflecting pool towards Spring House.

View across reflecting pool towards Spring House.

Public Spaces: Parks, Plazas, Gardens, Streetscapes

Spring House
Don B. McDonald Architect, AIA, Ltd. - www.donbmcdonald.com

After carefully removing the construction that was added after 1863 the missing components were reconstructed using traditional materials and techniques.

After carefully removing the construction that was added after 1863 the missing components were reconstructed using traditional materials and techniques.

Restoration and Renovation

Warfield House
EYP - eypae.com


Ochre Court Ballroom, Salve Regina University

Ochre Court Ballroom, Salve Regina University

The ceremony to celebrate the 2022 winners will take place on June 14, at the Traditional Building Conference in Newport, RI.

Our awards ceremony will take place at Salve Regina University's Ochre Court Ballroom, at 7:00 pm on June 14. Tickets to the Palladio Awards Dinner can be accessed along with your Traditional Building Conference registration, here. 

See Application and Entry Requirements for the Palladio Awards. 

For inspiration on the types of projects we consider, see our previous winners.