The Awards Keep Coming for NCA—4 Out of 8 at AIA/RI Architectural Design Awards

Newport, RI architectural team, Newport Collaborative Architects (NCA)walked away with 4 of 8 awards at the annual AIA/Rhode Island Banquet.

Newport, RI (PRWEB) December 17, 2004 -- On December 9 at the Harbor Court (New York Yacht Club) in Newport, RI, the American Institute of Architects, Rhode Island Chapter (AIA/RI) handed out eight design awards at their annual meeting. Four of the Architectural Design Awards went to Newport Collaborative Architects, Inc. (NCA). The recognized projects included both new construction and restoration designs.

NCA received Merit Awards for the following projects:
St. Andrews School, Barrington, RI, McCulloch Arts Center. Architectural Team: John K. Grosvenor, A.I.A, Michael DeMatteo, Melissa,Duby, AIA, Dan Herchenroether, Alex Huditch and Jon Paul Couture;

Plumb Beach Lighthouse, Narragansett Bay, RI. Architectural Team: Richard Ventrone and Arnold Robinson, AICP;

New Visions Head Start, Middletown, RI. Architectural Team: Glenn Gardiner, AIA, Michael DeMatteo, Melissa, Duby, AIA, Greg Yalanis.

An Honor Award was received for the new Rhode Island Credit Union, Providence, RI. Architectural Team: Glenn Gardiner, AIA, Jim Libby, AIA, Dan Kwasnikewski, Kristie Gardiner, David Frieder, AIA.

All nominees were registered AIA/Rhode Island members. Awards were given on two levels: Honor Awards for projects that showed outstanding achievement in architectural design; and Merit Awards for projects with noteworthy achievement in architectural design. The panel of judges consisted of five honorable members of AIA/Connecticut.

According to NCA Managing Partner, John K. Grosvenor, AIA, “It is very rewarding to be recognized by our peers whom we respect so much, and we are very proud of the individuals who worked so diligently on these projects.”

Newport Collaborative Architects, Inc. offers complete design services from it offices in Newport and Providence, RI. Founded in 1981, NCA has received 54 design awards for historic restoration and innovative new construction projects. NCA specializes in the design of educational facilities, hotels and resorts, and historic rehabilitation. More information is available at

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