October 2023 | AIA Atlanta

AIA Atlanta Announces 2023 Residential & Hospitality Design Awards Finalists

ATLANTA, Oct. 30, 2023 — Today, AIA Atlanta announces the finalists of the 2023 Residential & Hospitality Design Awards (RHDA). The annual program recognizes exemplary homes, restaurants, and hotels designed by architects registered in Georgia.

RHDA winners will be revealed at Build Something Great on Saturday, November 18. Presented by SIXmm and YKK AP, the event will be held at the historic Buckhead Theatre in Atlanta.

This year’s jury comprised four esteemed peers and leaders in the built environment, including:

  • Frank Barkow (Barkow Leibinger, Berlin, Germany)
  • Pavilina Ilieva, AIA (PI.KL Studi, Baltimore, Maryland)
  • Steve Nygren (Serenbe, Chattahoochee Hills, Georgia)
  • Korey White, AIA (DLR Group, Chicago, Illinois)


Single-Family – Contemporary

23 Perry
Lightroom Studio, LLC

490 Glen Iris
Lightroom Studio, LLC

Black Mountain Cross
35 Degrees North

Brevard House
Point Office Architecture & Design

Cantilever House
Sheila Lee Davies Architecture

Renovations/Adaptive Reuse – Under 5,000 Sq Ft

Ormewood Park Residence
Point Office Architecture & Design

Wylie Chapel Lofts
Jones Pierce Architects

Multifamily/Mixed-Use – Over 50 Units

1200 Ponce
Choate+Hertlein Architects

Centennial Yards South
Choate+Hertlein Architects

The Foundry
Cooper Carry, Inc.

Revival Lofts
Choate+Hertlein Architects

Niles Bolton Associates


Restaurant – Renovation/Tenant Build-out

Biggerstaff Brewing Co.
Office of Design

Cigar Club
The Johnson Studio at Cooper Carry

Elliott’s Restaurant
Office of Design

Restaurant – New Construction

Harrah’s Cherokee
BLUR Workshop

The Summit House at Balsam Mountain
Kuo Diedrich Chi Architects

Hotel – Guest Rooms 101+

Nobu Atlanta Hotel and Restaurant
The Beck Group

Virgin Hotels Nashville
BLUR Workshop

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