Williams Blackstock Architects leads the way in Birmingham

Williams Blackstock Architecture, AIA Alabama
Joe Blackstock of Williams Blackstock Architects receiving President’s Award. Photo via AIA Alabama’s Facebook

Get ready to applaud, Birmingham, because Williams Blackstock Architects received high honors from The State of Alabama American Institute of Architects (AIA). Read on to find out what they won. 

About Williams Blackstock Architects

Williams Blackstock Architects is a large Birmingham-based architecture firm. Founded in 1990, the company has completed many notable projects. Some include:

  • Cahaba Brewing Company (2016)
  • Homewood Board of Education Building (2013)
  • Innovation Depot (2007)
  • Ronald McDonald House (2007)

The Awards

Joel Blackstock, Williams Blackstock Architects – AIA President’s Award 2020

The AIA President’s Award signifies the top achievement given by AIA Alabama for distinguished service to the profession or accomplishments in a given year, or over multiple years.

“Joel has been a strong and leading presence among the design community in Birmingham and throughout the state.  He has also given much time to the Alabama Center For Architecture in their efforts to escalate the recognition of good design in all of our communities.”

Larry Vinson, Executive Director, AIA Alabama

Jeremy Cutts, AIA, Williams Blackstock Architects – Young Architect Award 2021

This Young Architect Award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession early in their careers.

Williams Blackstock Architects also won awards for these projects

  • The Switch (REV Birmingham) – The People’s Choice Award
  • Auburn University Mell Classroom Building (Auburn University) – Merit Award
  • 2200 Magnolia (Capstone Real Estate) – Merit Award

More winners in Alabama

  • Emerging Professional Award: Katie Wood Assoc. AIA, Studio 2H Design in Birmingham
  • Emerging Professional Award: Nic Gray, Assoc. AIA with Watermark Design Group in Mobile
  • Accolade Award: Rebecca Dunn AIA, WATERSHED, Fairhope, AL
  • Gold Medal Award: David Hinson, FAIA, Hinson Dagg Architects in Auburn

Congrats to the Williams Blackstock Architects team and all the other winners recognized by The State of Alabama American Institute of Architects (AIA). 👏🏻

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