Archive for the ‘Awards’ Category

A’Design Award 2010

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

The get your feet off my coffee table! was awarded a 2010 A’Design Award in the category of furniture design. The table will be exhibited at the MOOD Museum of Design in Como, Italy for the next year and will be featured in various print publications.

AIA Tampa Award of Merit

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

The Channelside Parking Garage was designed by James Cornetet while working for HKS Architects. The project was a design-build solution for a 720 car parking structure and cruise ship vehicle staging area. The Channelside Parking Garage received an AIA Tampa Award of Merit in acknowledgment of the structure’s design. The jury awarded the project the Award of Merit because of the difficulty inherit in bringing design to the parking garage typology, the reduction of scale due to the composition and selection of materials, and the structures unique presence at night.

AIA Orlando Award of Honor

Thursday, February 12th, 2009

The Channelside Parking Garage was designed by James Cornetet while working for HKS Architects. The project was a design-build solution for a 720 car parking structure and cruise ship vehicle staging area. The Channelside Parking Garage received an AIA Orlando Award of Honor in acknowledgement of the structure’s design. This is the highest design honor awarded to a project by the AIA Orlando Chapter. The jury awarded the project the Award of Honor because of the difficulty inherit in bringing design to the parking garage typology, the reduction of scale due to the composition and selection of materials, and the structures unique presence at night.

HKS Design Fellowship

Thursday, June 19th, 2008

In 2008 James Cornetet was admitted into the HKS Design Fellowship. The HKS Design Fellowship brings together the best and brightest architectural and design talent from all over the world to work on a specific design problem during a 3-day charrette in Dallas, Texas.The charrette in 2008 focused on designing a mixed use development in the trendy Deep Ellum arts district of Dallas.

AIA Florida Emerging Professional Design Competition

Saturday, April 19th, 2008

In 2008 James Cornetet won first place in the AIA Florida Emerging Professional Design Competition for his design for a lightrail station in Tampa, Florida. The project entitled Commuter Assemblage sought to revive the great train stations of the past, which acted as cathedrals to the locomotive engine. The design is an assemblage of various modes of transportation: pedestrian, automobile, bus and train, the design connects these otherwise disparate forms of transportation creating a hormonious network. The competition was juried by Craig Borum and Karl Daubmann the principals of PLY Architecture.

AIA Orlando Award of Excellence

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008

In 2008 James Cornetet was awarded the AIA Orlando Award of Excellence for his comfort station prototype design for Fairview Park. This is the highest design honor awarded to a project by the AIA Orlando Chapter. The jury recognized the project with this award, because of its interesting discipline of plan, section, and elevation consistency, and the project’s emphasis on sustainable strategies. The project was also praised for its emphasis on “Blue Architecture”, a new type of architecture which focuses on preserving water and implementing water conservation strategies.

USGBC “Emerging Green Talent” Competition

Monday, February 19th, 2007

In 2007 James Cornetet won second place in the USGBC “Emerging Green Talent” Competition for his comfort station prototype design for Fairview Park, located in Cincinnati, Ohio. The structure was designed to earn LEED Platinum Certification. The jury praised the structure for its use of low maintenance materials, graphic architecture and expressive use sustainable features, specifically the rainwater collection system which is integrated into the design and is the major expressive feature of the structure.

University of Cincinnati Award for Distinguished Design

Sunday, February 19th, 2006

In 2006 James Cornetet was recognized for his research in ornamentation and design by the School of Architecture and Interior Design thesis faculty, and was awarded the University of Cincinnati Award for Distinguished Design. Cornetet’s research in ornamentation resulted in his  Chicago Pleasure Palace design, a mixed use development with a focus on entertainment located near Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois.

AIA Cincinnati Award for Design Excellence

Sunday, February 19th, 2006

In 2006 James Cornetet was recognized for his research in ornamentation and design by the AIA Cincinati Chapter, and was awarded the AIA Cincinnati Award for Design Excellence. Cornetet’s research in ornamentation resulted in his  Chicago Pleasure Palace design, a mixed use development with a focus on entertainment located near Millennium Park in Chicago, Illinois.

form•Z Award of Distinction

Thursday, February 19th, 2004

In 2004 James Cornetet was recognized for his contributions in the field of digital fabrication in architecture at the Association for Computer Aided Design in Architecture (ACADIA) 2004 Conference, which was held in Toronto, Canada. Cornetet received the the form•Z Award of Distinction in recognition of his digital fabrication research associated with his design for a Shaker Spa.