We are honored to announce that the American Architecture Prize (AAP) has awarded Desai Chia Architecture with the Small Firm of the Year Award in Multi-Disciplinary Architecture! Find us and a full list of the AAP Firm of the Year Award winners at the AAP Winners Gallery.
Katherine Chia presented "Intersections of Collaboration" at the Perspective USA 2017 Design Conference in June. The lecture covered the recent award-winning projects LM House, Watermill House, and Michigan Lake House.
Congratulations also to THE PLAN Magazine, sponsor of Perspective USA, on the 100th issue of their distinguished architecture journal, coming out next month!
The 2017 AIA New York State Design Awards jury has awarded the Michigan Lake House an Award of Excellence! The project will be on display at the AIANYS Design Awards Recognition Reception on November 10 in Albany, NY as part of the 2017 QUAD State Convention.
At the AZ Design Awards Gala in Toronto, the Photographer's Loft was awarded a trophy for the best architectural interior design project of the year.
The Michigan Lake House received one of six AIA Michigan Honor Awards at the AIA Michigan Design Awards Gala in Detroit. The project was noted for it's compelling form and beautifully crafted details.
The Michigan Lake House has been selected for a 2017 American Architecture Award! The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies will present a special exhibition of all awarded buildings at Contemporary Space in Athens Greece in July 2017.
Katherine Chia & Arjun Desai presented their lecture at the BAC, discussing the forces that shape their work: craft, construction, collaboration & community.
The Van Alen Institute named Kathy Chia a co-chair of the Van Alen Leadership Council. The Van Alen institute believes that design can transform cities, landscapes, and regions to improve people’s lives. The Institute collaborates with communities, scholars, policymakers, and professionals on local and global initiatives.