AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects

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AIA/COTE Top Ten Green Projects

Every year the AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) invites electronic submission of built projects.

View Results: 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000 | 1999 | 1998 | 1997

2011 Top Ten Award Winners

For information on the ten measures and supporting metrics used to evaluate the entries, see the Top Ten Metrics View.

2010 Top Ten Award Winners

For information on the ten measures and supporting metrics used to evaluate the entries, see the Top Ten Metrics View.

2009 Top Ten Award Winners

For information on the ten measures and supporting metrics used to evaluate the entries, see the Top Ten Metrics View.

2008 Top Ten Award Winners

For information on the ten measures and supporting metrics used to evaluate the entries, see the Top Ten Metrics View.
2008 Awards Presentation (1 MB zipped PowerPoint)

2008 Top Ten Award Honorable Mentions

2007 Top Ten Award Winners

For information on the ten measures and supporting metrics used to evaluate the entries, see the Top Ten Metrics View.
2007 Awards Presentation (1 MB zipped PowerPoint)

2007 Top Ten Award Honorable Mentions

2006 Top Ten Awards

2006 Top ten measures and supporting metrics
2006 Awards Presentation (1 MB zipped PowerPoint)

2005 Top Ten Awards

2005 Top ten measures and supporting metrics

2004 Top Ten Awards

2003 Top Ten Awards

2002 Top Ten Awards

  • Edificio Malecon (Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum (HOK)), Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Oberlin College Lewis Center (William McDonough + Partners), Oberlin, OH
  • Navy Building 850 (CTG Energetics), Port Hueneme, CA
  • NWF Headquarters (Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum (HOK)), Reston, VA
  • Bank of Astoria (Tom Bender, Architect), Manzanita, Oregon
  • Camp Arroyo (Siegel & Strain Architects), Livermore, California
  • Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities (RDG Bussard Dikis), Ankeny, Iowa
  • Pier 1 (SMWM), San Francisco, California
  • Puget Sound Environmental Learning Center (Mithun), Bainbridge Island, Washington
  • Tofte Cabin (Sarah Nettleton Architects), Tofte, Minnesota

2001 Top Ten Awards

2000 Top Ten Awards

  • C. K. Choi Building (Matsuzaki Wright Architects Inc.), Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • DEP Cambria (L. Robert Kimball Associates), Ebensburg, PA
  • Hanover House (Marc Rosenbaum, PE), Hanover, NH
  • Brainbridge Island City Hall (Miller/Hull Partnership), Brainbridge Island, WA
  • Emeryville Resource Building (Siegel & Strain Architects), Emergville, CA
  • Green Institute's Phillips Eco-Enterprise Center (LHB Architects and Engineers), Minnesapolis, MN
  • LadyBird Johnson Wildflower Center (Overland Partners), Austin, TX
  • McLean Environmental Living & Learning Ctr. (LHB Architects and Engineers), Ashland, WI
  • New South Jamaica Library (Stein White Architects), New York, NY
  • World Resources Institute (Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum Inc.), Washington DC

1999 Top Ten Awards

  • Denver Dry Building (Denver Urban Renewal Authority and Affordable Housing Development Corporation), Denver, CO
  • CCI Center (Conservation Consultants and Green Building Services), Pittsburgh, PA
  • Real Goods Solar Living Center (Van der Ryn Architects), Hopland, CA
  • Duracell Headquarters (Herbert S. Newman & Partners, PC), Bethel, CT
  • Georgia Tech Aquatic Center (Stewart & Stewart, Rosser Babrap w/ Roger Preston + Partners), Atlanta, GA
  • Kansas City Zoo Deramus Education Pavilion (Berkebile Nelson Immenschuh McDowell Architects), Kansas City, MO
  • McKinney ISD Elementary School (SHW Group Inc.), McKinney, TX
  • Missouri Historical Society Museum (Hellmuth, Obata + Kassabaum Inc.), St. Louis, MI
  • New York Life Building (Gastinger Walker Harden Architects), Kansas City, MO
  • REI Seattle Flagship Store (Mithun Partners, Inc.), Seattle, WA

1998 Top Ten Awards

1997 Top Ten Awards

  • Center for Regenerative Studies (Dougherty + Dougherty), Pomona, CA
  • Durant Road Middle School (Innovative Design), Raleigh, NC
  • Herman Miller Greenhouse (William McDonough + Partners), Holland, MI
  • Way Station (The ENSAR Group, Inc.), Frederick, MD
  • Body Shop U.S. Headquarters (Design Harmony), Wake Forest, NC
  • National Public Radio Headquarters (Burt Hill Kosar Rittelmann Associates), Washington DC
  • Natural Resource Defense Council Hdqtrs. (Croxton Collaborative Architects), New York, NY
  • New Canaan Nature Center Solar Greenhouse (Donald Watson, FAIA), New Canaan, CT
  • Prince Street Technologies (Thompson Ventulett Stainback & Associates), Atlanta, GA
  • Women's Humane Society Animal Shelter (Susan Maxman Architects), Bensalem, PA

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Our thanks to the ENERGY STAR program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and to the U.S. Department of Energy, and to BuildingGreen, Inc. for hosting the submission and judging forms.

For more information about the AIA COTE Green Project Awards, contact cotetopten@aia.org.

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