Merit Award Tripp Residence, Sawyer, MI Category: Residential 1 Firm: McCollum Architects; William McCollum, ALA Contractor: Hunt Construction A new owner's suite, screen porch and enclosing the swimming pool area were program requirements for this 100 year old, vintage farm house addition. The connecting link to the addition contains an intimate gallery and library with a window seat for a pleasant place to read a book. Photo: Agnes Donnadieu Photography
Merit Award Private Residence, Evanston, IL Category: Residential 1 Firm: Myefski Architects, Inc.; John Myesfski, ALA Contractor: S.J.Bacik Construction Company The design of this 2,000 square foot addition, completed in 2011, seamlessly ties into an existing turn of the 20th century single-family residence and incorporates the addition of a living space typically found in a contemporary home. Modern amenities include a large family room, kitchen and breakfast area, and a new master suite. Photo: Tony Soluir Photography
Merit Award Jewel Box Addition, North Shore, IL Category: Residential 1 Firm: MGLM Architects; Elizabeth McNicholas, ALA & Mark Garzon, ALA Contractor: Bloomfield Development This delicate North Shore addition adds six new rooms and an elevator that now function as petite gallery spaces for the homeowners’ Asian Art collection. Each room was conceived in an entirely different aesthetic, including Japanese, Chinese, western European - even one room in the form of the Europeaninterpretation-of-Asian: a whimsical muraled “Chinoiserie. Photo: Mark Garzon
Merit Award Wakefield Memorial Building, Wakefield, MI Category: Unbuilt Firm: Myefski Architects; John Myefski, ALA This 34,000 square foot project was designed to replace the aged, existing facility with a state-ofthe-art building that would be equally inspirational as the original. It celebrates the heritage of the Wakefield community while looking to the future in its use of technology for both design and environmental sustainability.
LICENSED ARCHITECT • VOL 16 NO. 4 • WINTER 2012
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