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The People’s Favorite Iowa Architecture

Friday, April 28, 2017   (0 Comments)

The People’s Favorite Iowa Architecture

AIA Iowa’s People’s Choice Awards- The votes are in!

Des Moines, Iowa (April 28, 2017) –The American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa) is pleased to announce the winners of the second annual People’s Choice Award. Throughout the competition that lasted the month of April, the public had the opportunity to vote for architecture built by Iowa’s architects. The public could vote once per project per day through IowaArchitecture.org and at the end of the month, over 41,000 votes were counted.

The Top 5 People’s Choice Award Winners:

1) Milton Public Library 7830 votes FEH Design
2) Woodward-Granger Elementary School 5721 votes by DLR Group
3) Wild Rose Casino & Resort 5504 votes by DLR Group
4) DLR Group Work Place Improvements 5291 votes by DLR Group
5) Grand View University Student Center 4649 votes by FEH Design

Over 28 projects were submitted for consideration by the community, including many schools and public buildings. Milton Public Library emerged the winner by over 2000 votes.

All of the winning projects can be found on IowaArchitecture.org. AIA Iowa would like to extend our thanks to all who participated and to encourage you to vote again next year!

Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects has represented the professional interests of America’s architects. AIA Iowa, headquartered in Des Moines, is a statewide affiliate of national AIA with nearly 1,000 members.  AIA Iowa members are committed to excellence in design and are proactive in the design of livable communities. Members adhere to a code of ethics and professional conduct that assures the client, the public and colleagues of an AIA member architect’s dedication to the highest standards of professional practice.

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For interviews or pictures, please contact Jessica Reinert at AIA Iowa, (515) 244-7502, or e-mail her at jreinert@aiaiowa.org.

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