The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) honored the winners of its 2006 Design Awards at a ceremony in Washington, D.C., today. The agency bestows these awards to recognize public projects that exhibit innovative design in range of categories from modernization and preservation, to sustainability and engineering. From a field of 121 entries, the GSA chose 18 projects; a list of the winners follows below. For full coverage of today’s ceremony and more about the award winners, look for the May issue of RECORD.

GSA Design Award Winners for 2006

Category Project and Location Architect


United States Courthouse
Fresno, California

Gruen Associates/Moore Ruble Yudell


Oklahoma City Federal Building
Oklahoma City

Ross Barney Architects


Carl B. Stokes United States Court House

Kallman Mckinnell and Wood Architects, with Karlsberger Architecture (architect of record)


United States Border Patrol Station
Murrieta, California

Garrison Architects

Architecture / On the Boards

Peace Arch Port of Entry
Blaine, Washington

Bohlin Cywinski Jackson

Architecture / On the Boards

Jacob K. Javits Federal Building Entry Pavilion
New York City

Lehman Smith Mcleish


Des Moines Federal Building Facade Replacement
Des Moines

Smithgroup with
Designbuild Solutions (architect of record)


Howard M. Metzenbaum United States Courthouse

Westlake Reed Leskosky


United States Custom House

Kellermeyer Godfryt Hart with Berglund Construction (design/build)

Lease Construction

Internal Revenue Service Center
Kansas City, Missouri

BNIM | 360

Sustainability / Adaptive Reuse

Social Security Administration Teleservice Center
Auburn, Washington

TVA Architects

Sustainability / Workplace Environment

Census Bureau Headquarters
Suitland, Maryland

Skidmore Owings & Merrill

Interior Design / Workplace Environment

Bannister Federal Complex Atrium
Kansas City, Missouri

BNIM Architects

Engineering and Technology

Patent And Trademark Headquarters
Alexandria, Virginia

Syska Hennessy Group

Engineering and Technology

Fritz Lanham Federal Building Modernization
Fort Worth


Graphic Design

GSA’s Stewardship of Historic Buildings: Two Volumes
Washington, D.C.

Cox & Associates

Graphic Design

Workplace Matters
Washington, D.C.

Stuart Mckee Design

Construction Excellence

Food And Drug Administration Center For Drug Evaluations And Research
White Oak, Maryland

Heery/Tishman joint venture with Centex Construction (contractor)