The Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art is pleased to announce the 2019 Acanthus Awards. These awards recognize and promote excellence in Classical and Vernacular and will recognize achievement in Architecture, Interior Design, Preservation & Restoration, Renovation & Adaptive Reuse, Landscape Design, the Allied Arts & Craftsmanship, Unbuilt Work and Student Work.

2019 ACANTHUS AWARD JURORS

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Barbara Eberlein of Eberlein Design Consultants – Jury Chair

Peter Miller of Traditional Building Conference Series – Juror

Christopher Miller of John Milner Architects – Juror

Allan Summers of Robinson Anderson Summers, Inc. – Juror

ALLIED ARTS & CRAFTSMANSHIP

For a classical or traditional artwork, element within a composition, or individual object

Applied Arts, Design and Realization

Italian Villa, Lake Forest, Illinois

Simes Studios, Inc.


INTERIOR DESIGN

For a classical or traditional interior design project regardless of type

Craig & Company

Private Women’s Club LoungeInterior Design & Award of Arete Project by Craig & Company

Private Women’s Club Lounge

Craig & Company


LANDSCAPE DESIGN

For a classical or traditional new or extended landscape design project

Forest Retreat

Forest Retreat

Forest Retreat

Hollander Design Landscape Architects

Classical Walled Garden

Classical Walled Garden

Classical Walled Garden

Hoerr Schaudt Landscape Architects with Booth Hansen

RESIDENTIAL ARCHITECTURE OVER 5,000 GSF

For a classical or traditional new single-family residence or new addition to an existing single-family residence

Rugo/Raff Ltd. Architects with Tom Stringer Design Partners

1930 N. Orchard Street Residence

1930 N. Orchard Street Residence

Rugo/Raff Ltd. Architects with Tom Stringer Design Partners

INSTITUTIONAL OR COMMERCIAL ARCHITECTURE

For a classical or traditional new building or new addition to an existing building that is institutional, commercial, or a multi-family residential building type

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University of Notre Dame - Matthew & Joyce Walsh Family Hall of Architecture

John Simpson Architects - Design Architect

Stantec Architecture, Inc. - Executive Architect

Chapel of Holy Cross

Chapel of the Holy Cross

Chapel of the Holy Cross

Duncan G. Stroik Architect LLC


RENOVATION & ADAPTIVE REUSE

For a classical or traditional historic building, structure or landscape that has been renovated or repurposed for new use.

St. Regis Rome – Pierre-Yves Rochon

St. Regis Rome – Pierre-Yves Rochon

The St. Regis - Rome

Pierre-Yves Rochon

Acanthus winner

Burling Residence

Burling Residence

Seth Romig Architects, S.O.F.T. Homes, Goldberg General Contracting

STUDENT DESIGN PROJECT

For a student project that utilizes a classical or traditional design approach

Center for the Arts & Culture at the People’s Capital of Amaravati

Arvani Agarwal, University of Notre Dame

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The Civic Club of Chicago

Thomas Boyle, University of Notre Dame

THE ACANTHUS AWARD OF ARETE

For a project that best exemplifies accomplishment of its purpose

Private Women’s Club Lounge

Craig & Company

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Nostalgic Warehouse

Supplier of solid-brass vintage door hardware: more than 20 door-set patterns with coordinating cabinet hardware & accessories; for new construction & historic renovation projects; complete list of North American dealers online.