Design Awards

Please join us as we announce the recipients of the 2014 AIA Dallas Built Design Awards. 

Wednesday, October 8th
6:15 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. Lecture (1.0 LU) and Awards Announcement
Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art

Program presented in partnership with the Dallas Architecture Forum

Coleman Coker is an architect and artist best known for the Cook House, the Barton Residence, the Shiloh Falls Residence, Texas Twister at Rey Rosa Ranch, the Patterson Clinic, Bridges Center, and the Alligator House.  Coker founded buildingstudio in 1999 after a thirteen-year partnership with Samuel Mockbee as Mockbee/Coker Architects. Their work was collected in Mockbee/Coker, Thought and Process.  Coker has earned numerous honors, including a P/A Design Award for low-cost housing, “Breaking the Cycle of Poverty”.  He has received two Record Houses Awards and National AIA Honor Awards. His work has been highlighted in various exhibits including MoMA, SF MoMA, Wexner Center for the Arts, the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum and in the permanent collection of the National Building Museum.

Coker holds a Master of Fine Arts, and an honorary Doctorate, from the Memphis College of Art. He was awarded the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome and was a Loeb Fellow in Advanced Environmental Studies at Harvard University Graduate School of Design.  He is the Ruth Carter Stevenson Regents Chair in the Art of Architecture at the University of Texas at Austin. Coker has lectured extensively at universities and professional forums and has participated in numerous design juries across the country.

2014 Built Design Awards Jury:
Anne Fougeron, FAIA
Coleman Coker
Wendy Evans Joseph, FAIA

Free to AIA Dallas & DAF Members/$5 Students/ $20 General Admission 
Registration will be taken at the door