Colorado Springs architects win awards from AIA chapter

The American Institute of Architects Colorado, south chapter, recognized its 2012 architectural design winners Friday night at the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center.

Five award winners were selected from 12 entries, and were presented by jury chairman David Tryba of Tryba Architects in Denver.

The Honor Award for Built Architecture, the highest award, was given to RTA Architects Inc. in Colorado Springs , for its Gottlieb building additions and renovations.

The merit awards in the same category went to HB&A LLC in Colorado Springs for its work with the Pueblo Fire Station #4 and to RTA Architects for its Bear Creek Elementary School addition and renovation work in Boulder.

The merit award for un-built architecture went to HB&A for its work with the North Colorado Springs Readiness Center. And the citation award for un-built architecture went to CSNA Architects for its Colorado Springs Pauling Properties project.

AIA Colorado South is one of four chapters within the AIA Colorado component. The chapter is comprised of members from 18 counties in south and southeastern Colorado and includes Colorado Springs, Alamosa, Pueblo and La Junta.