The American Institute of Architects (AIA) and its Committee on the Environment (COTE) announced this year’s Top Ten Green Projects yesterday. These projects exemplify sustainable architecture. An alphabetical list of award-winners, as well as projects receiving honorable mention, follows below.

The AIA’s COTE has recognized sustainable design with this awards program since 1997. This year’s winners will be feted at the AIA’s National Convention and Design Exposition, in San Antonio, next week. The jury included: David Brems, FAIA, of Gillies Stransky Brems Smith; Alisdair McGregor, PE, of Arup; John Quale, LEED AP, of the University of Virginia School of Architecture; Traci Rose Rider, LEED AP, of North Carolina State University; Anne Schopf, AIA, of Mahlum Architects; and Susan Szenasy, editor-in-chief of Metropolis.

Honorable Mention 2007 Top Ten Green Projects




William J. Clinton Presidential Center

Little Rock, Arkansas

Polshek Partnership Architects

Gerding Theater at the Armory

Portland, Oregon

GBD Architects

Provincetown Art Association and Museum

Provincetown, Massachusetts

Machado and Silvetti Associates

Stillwell Avenue Terminal Train Shed

New York City

Kiss + Cathcart Architects

The 2007 Top Ten Green Projects




EpiCenter, Artists for Humanity

Boston, Massachusetts


Global Ecology Research Center

Stanford, California

EHDD Architects

Government Canyon Visitor Center

Helotes, Texas

Lake/Flato Architects

Hawaii Gateway Energy Center

Kailua-Kona, Hawaii

Ferraro Choi and Associates

Heifer International

Little Rock, Arkansas

Polk Stanley Rowland Curzon Porter Architects

Sidwell Friends Middle School

Washington, D.C.

Kieran Timberlake Associates

Wayne L. Morse U.S. Courthouse

Eugene, Oregon

Morphosis & DLR Group

Whitney Water Purification Facility

New Haven, Connecticut

Steven Holl Architects

Willingboro Master Plan & Public Library

Willingboro, New Jersey

Croxton Collaborative Architects, PC

Z6 House

Santa Monica, California

LivingHomes, Ray Kappe