ARCHITECT's Angie Cook shares the winners of the 2015 AIA Detroit Honor Awards, which highlights a series of outstanding projects that have impacted Detroit's built environment this past year.

Recognized across five categories including Buildings, Interiors, Small Projects, and Urban Design, the 11 winning projects were designed by eight local firms. View them all in the ARCHITECT Project Gallery.

Four awards were also presented to individuals who have made significant contributions to architecture in the city and to the Detroit chapter of the AIA. Raymond Cekauskas, AIA, principal at Landry | Cekauskas Architecture received the AIA Detroit Gold Award; the Charles Blessing Award went to Joongsub Kim, PhD, AIA, professor in the College of Architecture and Design at Lawrence Technological University; Najahyia Chinchilla, Associate AIA, the Co-Studio Director of Workplace at Gensler, was given the Associate Member Award; and the Professional Affiliate Award was presented to Carolyn Dwyer, Hon. Aff. AIA, account manager at Patcraft

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