BWS Architects Design Achievements

 

AIA Design Awards

  • 2004 Western Mountain Region Merit Award (Pima County/ Pima Community College Performing Arts & Learning Center with Antoine Predock, Design Architect)
  • 2004 Arizona Citation Award (Pima County/ Pima Community College Performing Arts & Learning Center with Antoine Predock, Design Architect)
  • 2004 Southern Arizona Chapter Honor Award (Pima County/ Pima Community College Performing Arts & Learning Center with Antoine Predock Design Architect)
  • 2004 New Mexico Chapter Merit Award (Pima County/ Pima Community College Performing Arts & Learning Center with Antoine Predock, Design Architect)
  • 1995 Walter Taylor Award (Ventana Vista Elementary School with Antoine Predock Design Architect)
  • 1995 Western Mountain Region Merit Award (Ventana Vista Elementary School with Antoine Predock Design Architect)
  • 1995 New Mexico Chapter Honor Award (Ventana Vista Elementary School with Antoine Predock Design Architect)
  • 1993 Southern Arizona Chapter Honor Award (Ventana Vista  Elementary School with Antoine Predock Design Architect)
  • 1993 Southern Arizona Chapter Honor Award (Project M.O.R.E. Alternative High School)

AIA Honor Awards

  • 2014 AIA Arizona Firm of the Year Award
  • 2014 AIA Arizona Presidential Commendation Honors (Robin Shambach, AIA LEED AP, BWS Principal)

Governor's Awards

  • 2004 Governor’s Award for Energy Efficiency Award of Excellence (City of Tucson Adaptive Recreation/ Aquatic Center)
  • 2003 Governor’s Pride in Arizona Award for Distinguished Community Achievement (Pima Community College Desert Vista Campus)
  • 2004 Governor’s Award for Energy Efficiency Award of Excellence (Pima Community College Desert Vista Fitness Center)
  • 2000 Governor’s Energy Award (Sierra Vista Public Library)

State Historical Preservation Awards

  • 2013 Governor’s Heritage Preservation Honor Award (Ak-Chin Indian Community BIA Agent House Rehabilitation)
  • 2012 Tucson Pima County Historic Commission Historic Preservation Award (UA Cannon-Douglass House Restoration)
  • 2012 Governor’s Heritage Preservation Honor Award (UA Cannon Douglass House Restoration)
  • 2004 Tucson-Pima County Historic Commission Letter of Recognition (Royal Johnson House 240 North Court Avenue)
  • 2003 Arizona Heritage Preservation Honor Award (Casa Grande Woman’s Club Rehabilitation)
  • 2001 Arizona Heritage Preservation Honor Award (261 North Court Avenue Offices)
  • 2001 Tucson-Pima County Historic Commission Letter of Recognition (261 North Court Avenue Offices)

Other Awards and Recognition

  • 2015 Cornerstone Building Foundation Architecture Firm of the Year
  • 2014 USGBC Arizona Heavy Medals Recognition (San Xavier)
  • 2014 SAAEMA Career Achievement Award (Robin Shambach, AIA LEED AP, BWS Principal)
  • 2014 American School and University Architectural Portfolio Outstanding Design (Pima Community College Northwest Campus Science Building Expansion)
  • 2014 Masonry Guild Award for Building Excellence (San Xavier District Offices)
  • 2013 USGBC Arizona Heavy Medals Recognition (CCHCI)
  • 2013 City of Tucson Office of Conservation and Sustainable Development Certified Green Business Award
  • 2012 ASID Design Excellence Awards, Arizona South Chapter, 1st place - Commercial Interiors over 3500 SF (Pima Community College Downtown Campus CIL)
  • 2012 ASID Design Excellence Awards, Arizona South Chapter, Best of Show, 2012 (Pima Community College Downtown Campus CIL)
  • 2009 Ranked top 10 firms in ARCHITECT magazine’s ARCHITECT 50
  • 2009 International Award from the Royal Institute of British Architects (Applied Research and Development Building)
  • 2007 Cornerstone Building Foundation Architecture Firm of the Year
  • 2006 Arizona State Excellence in Masonry Merit Award, Arizona Masonry Guild (Green Valley Adult Learning & Performing Arts Center with Antoine Predock Design Architect)
  • 2006 National Concrete Masonry Association (Green Valley Adult Learning & Performing Arts Center with Antoine Predock Design Architect)
  • 2006 Sonoran Institute Building from the Best - Tucson Green Building Award (Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center)
  • 2006 Sonoran Institute Building from the Best - Tucson Adaptive Reuse and Rehabilitation Award (Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center)
  • 2005 Best New Facility Award - Arizona Parks and Recreation Association (Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center)
  • 2005 Holcim Award for Building Sustainability (Applied Research Development Building)
  • 2005 Best New Facility - Arizona Parks & Recreation Association (Edith Ball Adaptive Recreation Center)
  • 2004 International Dark-Sky Association Quality Lighting Award (Pima County/ Pima Community College Performing Arts & Learning Center with Antoine Predock, Design Architect)
  • 2004 Sonoran Institute Building From the Best of Tucson Adaptive Reuse and Rehabilitation Award (261 North Court Avenue Offices)
  • 2002 Arizona Chapter of the United States Green Building Council Recognition for the First L.E.E.D. Certified Project in Arizona (Pima Community College Desert Vista Campus: Plaza Building)
  • 2001 Sonoran Institute Building From the Best of Tucson Appropriate Regional Architecture (Pima Community College Desert Vista Campus: Golf Links Municipal Center)
  • 2001 University Of Arizona College of Architecture Roy Drachman Award for Excellence in Commercial Architecture (Pima Community College Desert Vista Campus)
  • 2000 Southern Arizona Metropolitan Energy Commission Energy Award First Place Commercial Division (Sierra Vista Public Library)