Awards & Accomplishments

Architecture Is Fun is 23. Our projects have been incredibly successful, winning many awards and accolades from diverse organizations and design communities, yet, we are prouder still of the measurable impact that our work has had on the lives of families and the communities they call home.

For a complete Architecture Is Fun Awards & Accomplishment Listing, please download here:

Architecture Is Fun Awards
Firm Awards:
HUE Award to Architecture Is Fun, Inc.,
 Benjamin Moore, 2012.
Award given to architectural firm to recognize an exceptional use of color in commercial architecture and interiors.

American Institute of Architects Awards – Recent:
Young At Art Museum Cave, Davie, Florida:
Citation of Merit – Small Projects, AIA Chicago, 2016.
Recognition of a small project’s power.  Jurors commented the cave is “playful and innovative; something we would want to peek inside.”
DuPage Children’s Museum Pyramid Bench, Naperville, Illinois:
Citation of Merit – Small Projects, AIA Chicago, 2016.
Acknowledgment of experiential design. The jury called the Pyramid Bench an “active object”, noting its ability to encourage exploration and movement.
St. Chrysostom’s Day School Tree House Chapel, Chicago, Illinois:
Honor Award – Small Projects, AIA Chicago, 2013.
St. Chrysostom’s Day School Gothic Garden, Chicago, Illinois:
Distinguished Building Award, AIA Chicago, 2009.
Evanston Public Library Teen Loft, Evanston, Illinois:
Interior Architecture Award, AIA Chicago, 2008.
The Pritzker Family Children’s Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo, Chicago, Illinois
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Interior Architecture Award, AIA Chicago, 2007.
DuPage Children’s Museum, Naperville, Illinois:
Distinguished Building Award, AIA Chicago, 2003.
Kids On The Fly, O’Hare International Airport, Chicago, Illinois:
Interior Architecture Award, AIA Chicago, 1997.

Design Awards – Recent:
DuPage Children’s Museum Pyramid Bench, Naperville, Illinois:
Furnishings First Place Award, ASID Illinois, 2016.
Recognition of significant achievement in design. In association with Fun Finders.
Frost Art Museum, Miami, Florida:
Merit Award in Education, CODA Awards (Collaboration of Design + Art), 2016.
Award given in recognition of the unique collaboration of art, design and education.
Weissbluth Pediatrics, Chicago, Illinois:
Healthcare Design Excellence Award, ASID Illinois, 2015.
Recognition of significant achievement in designing healthcare projects: Jurors commented the award is for bringing modern beauty and design detail to a growing pediatric medical practice.
Children’s Museum of Fond du Lac, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin:
Fond du Lac Beautification Award, Fond du Lac County Board of Supervisors, 2013.
Award given to recognize an institution that encourages improvements in urban areas; the museum transformed an unused parking lot into 10000 square feet of what jurors called “a beautiful outdoor exploration area” that connects families with nature in ways that are both fun and healthy.

 

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