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Winners of the 2007 Competition

The sixth annual Palladio Awards competition has recognized ten architectural firms for outstanding work in traditional design for commercial, institutional, public and residential projects.

The Palladio Awards program is co-produced by Traditional Building and Period Homes magazines and is named in honor of Andrea Palladio, the Renaissance architect who created modern architecture for his time while drawing on past models for inspiration.

The winners for commercial, institutional and public work are:

Restoration & Renovation

Hartman-Cox Architects, Washington, DC, for the restoration of the Donald W. Reynolds Center for American Art & Portraiture, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC.

Adaptive Re-Use

Commonwealth Architects, Richmond, VA, for the adaptive reuse of a 1919 car dealership as an office and retail space in Richmond, VA.

New Construction

Hanbury Evans Wright Vlattas + Company, Norfolk, VA, and Shepley Bulfinch Richardson & Abbott, Boston, MA, for the design of the new Barret Library at Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

The winners for residential work are:

Restoration & Renovation

BKSK Architects LLC, New York, NY, for the restoration of a High Victorian residence in Riverdale, NY.

Sympathetic Addition

John Simpson & Partners, London, UK, and Zivkovic Associates Architects, New York, NY, for an addition to the Carhart Mansion, New York, NY.

New Construction – less than 5,000 sq.ft.

Christine G.H. Franck, Inc., New York, NY, for the design of the new Chadsworth Cottage, Figure Eight Island, NC.

New Construction – more than 5,000 sq.ft.

Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects, Inc., Boston, MA, for the design of the new Harborview House, Northeast Harbor, ME.

Special Award

Archer & Buchanan Architecture, Ltd., West Chester, PA, for a private museum in Chester County, PA.

"In its sixth year, the Palladio Awards program once again honors contemporary architects who look to tradition for inspiration," says Traditional Building and Period Homes Editorial Director Michael Carey. "These projects celebrate continuity and the rich vocabularies of traditional architecture. We are proud to recognize their excellence.”

The 2007 Palladio Awards were presented at a ceremony in Boston on Wednesday, March 7, 2007 as part of the Traditional Building Exhibition and Conference. The winners will present their projects the following day and the projects will be published in the June issue of Traditional Building and the July issue of Period Homes.

The jury for this year's program was:

Anne Fairfax, Partner, Fairfax & Sammons Architects and Chairman, The Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America
Michael Lykoudis, Dean, University of Notre Dame School of Architecture
Raymond Pepi, President, Building Conservation Associates, Inc.
Rob Robinson, Managing Principal, Urban Design Associates
Thomas Gordon Smith, Professor of Architecture, University of Notre Dame School of Architecture and Architectural Fellow, U.S. General Services Administration