Recognition

Firm Awards

  • Emerging Professional Friendly Firm, AIA New England, 2018 & 2019
  • Emerging Architects Award, AIA Connecticut 2009, 2016, 2019
  • Oklahoma Book Award Gold Medal for Devon: Story of a Civic Landmark, 2014
  • Innovator of the Year, Business New Haven Magazine, 2012
  • IDP Outstanding Firm Award 2009-2012, American Institute of Architects, 2009
  • Finalist, Vision Award, Constructech Magazine, 2007

Personal Awards

  • New England Top Young Professional Award, ENR (presented to Adrienne Nelson), 2020
  • Drawing Award – Watercolor Honor Award, AIA Connecticut (presented to Anthony Markese), 2016
  • Drawing Award – Process Drawing, AIA Connecticut (presented to Anthony Markese), 2014
  • Distinguished Alumni Award, ISU Alumni Association, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa (presented to each Jon Pickard and William Chilton) 2010
  • Christian Petersen Design Award, Iowa State University College of Design (presented to each Jon Pickard and William Chilton) 2007
  • Design Achievement Award, Iowa State University College of Design (presented individually to Jon Pickard in 1989 and William Chilton in 1995)
  • Drawing Award (two awards), AIA Connecticut (presented to Jon Pickard), 2002

Project Awards

  • 1144 Fifteenth Denver, Colorado

    • Top Ten Skyscrapers, Emporis, 2018
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  • 1180 Peachtree Atlanta, Georgia

    • Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge, Top Energy Savers - 25%, Presented by Mayor Kasim Reed, 2013
    • Top 50 Atlanta Landmark, Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2012
    • Deals of the Decade - Best Overall, Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2010 
    • Architecture Award, Americas, International Property Awards, 2009
    • The Office Building of the Year Award (TOBY), Earth Award, BOMA/Atlanta, 2009
    • American Architecture Award, Chicago Athenaeum, 2008
    • Award for Excellence: The Americas, Urban Land Institute, 2007
    • Best Sustainable Tall Building Award, Runner-Up, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, 2007
    • Building of the Decade 1996 – 2006, AIA Atlanta
    • Skyscraper Award, Finalist, Emporis, 2006
    • Green Development Award, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, 2006
    • Design Award, Best in Atlanta Real Estate, Atlanta Business Chronicle, 2005
    • Innovative Glass Designers Award, Glass Magazine, 2004
    Go to Project Page
  • 24th at Camelback I Phoenix, Arizona

    • Development of the Year Award, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, 2001
    • Best of NAIOP, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, 2000
    • Excellence in Energy Performance, Energy Star Label, 2002, 2005
    • Clean Air Award, National Air Filtration Association, 2006
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  • 24th at Camelback II Phoenix, Arizona

    • The Office Building of the Year (TOBY) Earth Award, BOMA Phoenix, 2014
    • The Office Building of the Year Award (TOBY) (250,000 - 499,999 sf), BOMA Phoenix, 2011
    • Best of NAIOP, Speculative Office Development of the Year, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (Arizona), 2011
    • Best of NAIOP, Transaction of the Year, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (Arizona), 2011
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  • 300 North LaSalle Chicago, Illinois

    • The Outstanding Building of the Year Earth Award, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) of Chicago 2014  
    • Honor Award, AIA Connecticut 2012
    • Award for Excellence: The Americas, Urban Land Institute, 2011
    • Award of Excellence, Architectural Record Good Design is Good Business Awards, 2011
    • Office Development of the Year Award, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (Chicago), 2010
    • Green Development of the Year Award, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (Chicago), 2010
    • Green Good Design Award, Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture, 2010
    • Best New Office Building, Friends of Downtown (Chicago), 2010
    • Development of the Year, Crain’s Commercial Real Estate Awards, 2010
    • Best Tall Building Americas, Nominee, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, 2009
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  • 609 Main Houston, Texas

    • Out-of-State Honor Award, CTGBC, 2019
    • Commercial High-Rise Architecture Award, Americas Property Award, 2018
    • ICE Award, Excellence in Construction Award, ABC Houston, 2017
    • Award of Honor-Exterior, Denver Lighting Brilliance Award (to Illume), 2017
    • Pinnacle Award of Excellence – Commercial Interior, Marble Institute of America+Building Stone Institute (MIA+BSI) 2017
    • Commercial Real Estate Deal of the Year, Houston Business Journal, 2014
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  • 4600 South Syracuse Denver, Colorado

    • Best New High-Rise, Best of Denver Westword, 2000    
    • Development of the Year Award, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, 1999    
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  • Amegy Bank Headquarters Houston, Texas

    • Finalist, Landmark Awards: Office, Houston Business Journal, 2017
    • Winner, Landmark Awards: Headquarters Move, Houston Business Journal, 2017
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  • ATCO Commercial Centre Calgary, Alberta

    • Merit Award, American Architecture Awards, 2019
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  • BG Group Place Houston, Texas

    • TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year) Award, Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) 2016
    • Development of Distinction Award, Urban Land Institute Houston, 2014
    • Green Good Design Award, the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, 2012
    • American Architecture Award, the European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design, 2012
    • Finalist, Best Tall Building Americas, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, 2012
    • Landmark Award - Office Category, Houston Business Journal, 2012
    • Special Citation for Excellence in Architecture, AIA New England, 2011
    • Architecture Award, Americas Property Awards, 2011
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  • BHP Billiton Headquarters Houston, Texas

    • Finalist, ABC Houston Excellence In Construction, 2016
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  • Boathouse Chicago, Illinois

    • Award, Unbuilt Architecture, Boston Society of Architects, 2012
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  • BOK Park Plaza Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    • Mayor's Award for Outstanding Development (to Bank of Oklahoma), Mayor of Oklahoma City 2018
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  • California Green Irvine, California

    • Innovation in Green Community Planning Award (presented to City of Irvine), American Planning Association (Orange County Chapter), 2009
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  • CalPERS Headquarters Complex Sacramento, California

    • Architecture Award, Americas, International Property Awards, 2010
    • Green Good Design Award, Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture, 2010
    • Beyond Green Award, Sustainable Buildings Industry Council, 2009
    • Award of Honor, Savings By Design Energy Efficiency Integration Awards, 2007 
    • Green Honor Award, AIA Central Valley, 2006
    • Environmental Recognition Award, Sacramento Environmental Commission, 2006
    • Waste Reduction Award, California Integrated Waste Management Board, 2004
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  • ConocoPhillips West Campus Houston, Texas

    • Design Award, AIA Connecticut, 2011
    • Honor Award, American Society of Landscape Architects, Texas Chapter, 2010
    • APEX Award, The Associated General Contractors, Houston Chapter, 2008
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  • Devon Energy Center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

    • Merit Award, AIA Connecticut, 2018
    • Global Award for Excellence, Urban Land Institute, 2015
    • Honorable Mention Award, AIA New England, 2014
    • Green Good Design Award, Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture, 2014
    • Finalist, WAN Façade of the Year Award, 2013
    • National Finalist, Best Tall Building Americas, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, 2013
    • Phoenix Award, Region 6, United States Environmental Protection Agency, 2013
    • Award of Excellence, Architectural Record Good Design is Good Business Awards, 2013 
    • High Rise Architecture Award, Americas Property Awards, 2012
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  • Eaton Center Beachwood, Ohio

    • Honor Award, AIA QUAD Design Award, 2017
    • Merit Award, ASLA Colorado Design Awards, 2014
    • Global Design Award (for Eaton Experience), Society for Experiential Graphic Design, 2014
    • Office Architecture Award, Five Stars, Americas Property Awards, 2014
    • Office Interior Regional Award, Americas Property Awards, 2014
    • Award of Excellence, Cleveland Engineering Society, 2014
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  • Eaton House Dublin, Ireland

    • Honor Award, AIA QUAD Design Award, 2017
    • Honor Award, Architecture: the Encompassing Art, AIA Connecticut, 2016
    • International Architecture Award, The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum, 2016
    • Pinnacle Award of Merit, Marble Institute of America, 2015
    • Design Award, AIA Connecticut, 2015
    • Honorary Mention for Architectural Design, (Inaugural) AIA Europe Awards, 2015
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  • Eighth Avenue Place Calgary, Alberta

    • Earth Award (Office Category) TransCanada BOMA, 2018
    • Office Architecture Award, Americas Property Awards, 2012
    • Finalist, American Architecture Awards, 2012
    • Nominee, Best Tall Building Americas, Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, 2012
    • Urban Design Award, Calgary Downtown Business Association, 2012
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  • Emory University Hospital Midtown Atlanta, Georgia

    • Award of Excellence, Texas Construction, Higher Education, 2006
    • Healthcare Design Award, The Center for Healthcare Design, 2005
    • Large Scale Project of the Year, Urban Land Institute Atlanta, 2003
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  • ER One Washington, DC

    • Juror Commendation, Unbuilt Project, AIA Dallas, 2007
    • Award of Excellence for Healthcare Facilities Design, Modern Healthcare and the American Institute of Architects, 2005
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  • Ernst & Young at 55 Allen Plaza Atlanta, Georgia

    • Development of Excellence Award (with W Atlanta Downtown), Urban Land Institute (Atlanta Chapter), 2009
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  • Iskandar Investment Headquarters Nusajaya, Malaysia

    • Design Award: Unbuilt, AIA Connecticut, 2011
    • American Architecture Award, Chicago Athenaeum and the European Centre for Architecture, 2010
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  • Minnesota Senate Building St. Paul, Minnesota

    • National Award of Merit (Federal/State/County/Municipal category), DBIA National 2017
    • Design-Build Excellence Award (Government Building category), DBIA-Upper Midwest Region 2017
    • Top Project of 2016, Finance & Commerce Newspaper (Minneapolis) 2017
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  • Northwestern Mutual Headquarters Milwaukee, Wisconsin

    • Honor Award, American Architecture Awards, 2019
    • Mayor's Design Award, City of Milwaukee, 2018
    • Commercial High-Rise Architecture Award, Americas Property Award, 2018
    • Project of the Year, Milwaukee Business Journal Real Estate Awards, 2018
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  • The Office Building of the Future Seattle, Washington

    • Award, Boston Society of Architects Unbuilt Design Awards 2014
    • Honor Award, AIA Connecticut, 2013
    • Winner, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties (NAIOP) Office Building of the Future Competition, 2012
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  • Orville L. Freeman Building St. Paul, Minnesota

    • Honorable Mention, AIA Connecticut , 2007
    • The Paul Waterbury Award for Outdoor Lighting, International Illumination Design Awards, Illuminating Engineering Society, Twin Cities Chapter, 2007
    • Supporting Energy Efficiency, Xcel Energy, 2003
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  • The Pinnacle Atlanta, Georgia

    • The Office Building of the Year Award  (TOBY *250,000 – 500,000 SF Category), Regional Award BOMA, 2003
    • The Office Building of the Year Award (TOBY), Earth Award, BOMA/Atlanta, 2003
    • Honorable Mention, Building with Most Distinctive Look, Atlanta Business Chronicle, 1999
    • Best in Atlanta Real Estate Award, Atlanta Business Chronicle, 1998
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  • The Pinnacle at Symphony Place Nashville, Tennessee

    • Award for Merit, American Society of Landscape Architects, Tennessee Chapter, 2012
    • Design Citation, AIA Middle Tennessee, 2011
    • Excellence in Development Award, Urban Land Institute, Nashville Chapter, 2010 
    • Office Development of the Year, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Tennessee Chapter, 2010
    • Best New Office Building, Nashville Scene, 2009
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  • River Point Chicago, Illinois

    • Merit Award, ​Out-of-State, Connecticut Green Building Council, 2018
    • Commercial High-Rise Architecture Award, Americas Property Award, 2018
    • Best Project over $150 Million, Excellence in Structural Engineering Awards, Structural Engineers Association of Illinois 2017
    • Winner, Merit Award, Chicago Building Congress, 2017
    • Finalist, Global Awards for Excellence, Urban Land Institute, 2017
    • Development of the Year, Finalist, NAIOP Chicago Awards for Excellence, 2016
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  • Uber Sky Tower Los Angeles, California

    • Unbuilt Award, AIA Connecticut, 2018
    • Unbuilt - Commercial and Mixed Use​, Best of Design Award, The Architect's Newspaper, 2018
    • Good Design Award, The Chicago Athenaeum Musuem of Architecture and Design, 2018
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  • US EPA HQ Arlington, Virginia

     

    • Federal Energy Saver Showcase Award, US Department of Energy, 2007 
    • Closing the Circle Award, White House, 2007
    • Finalist, Green Development Award, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, 2007
    • Craftsmanship Award, Washington Building Congress, 2007
    • Best Building, Environmentally Responsible – Green Construction: Award of Merit, National Association of Industrial and Office Properties, Northern Virginia Chapter, 2006
    • Award of Excellence: Sustainable Construction, Associated General Contractors, 2006
    • Best Real Estate Deal of 2004, Washington Business Journal, 2005
    • Lease Project of the Year Award, General Services Administration, 2004 
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  • W Atlanta-Downtown and The Residences Atlanta, Georgia

    • Atlanta Downtown Design Excellence Award (ADDEA), Central Atlanta Progress and Atlanta Magazine, 2009
    • Development of Excellence Award (with 55 Allen Plaza), Urban Land Institute (Atlanta Chapter), 2009
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  • Wachovia Park Winston-Salem, North Carolina

    • Downtown Winston-Salem Excellence Award, The Downtown Winston-Salem Association, 1999        
    • Exterior Landscape Award, The Community Appearance Commission of Winston-Salem and Forsyth County, 1999        
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  • Wells Fargo Des Moines, Iowa

    • Architecture Award, Americas, International Property Awards, 2010
    • Honor Award for Design Excellence, AIA New England, 2010
    • Honor Award, AIA Connecticut, 2008
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Publications

  • Eaton Center: Out of the Land

    February 28, 2015
    by Michael J. Crosbie (Author)
    Hardcover: 256 pages
    Publisher: Images Publishing Dist Ac (February 28, 2015)
    Language: English
    Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 1.1 x 11.9 inches

  • Devon: The Story of a Civic Landmark

    October 16, 2013
    by Michael J. Crosbie (Author)
    Hardcover: 256 pages
    Publisher: Images Publishing Dist Ac (October 16, 2013)
    Language: English
    Product Dimensions: 9.1 x 1.1 x 12 inches

  • Pickard Chilton: Architecture

    May 16, 2012
    by Mig Halpine (Author)
    Hardcover: 372 pages
    Publisher: Images Publishing Dist Ac; Slp edition (May 16, 2012)
    Language: English
    Product Dimensions: 10.3 x 1.7 x 14.1 inches

  • The Office Building of the Future

    December 28, 2012
    by Pickard Chilton (Author)
    Paperback: 158 pages
    Publisher: Images Publishing Dist Ac (December 28, 2012)
    Language: English
    Product Dimensions: 10.8 x 0.6 x 13.5 inches

  • Pickard Chilton Buildings and Projects 1997-2010

    2010
    by Richard Guy Wilson (Introduction)
    Hardcover: 184 pages
    Publisher: 9 Square Editors (2010)
    Language: English
    Product Dimensions: 20 x 10 x 1.5 inches

  • Pickard Chilton Buildings and Projects 1997-2007

    2007
    by Richard Guy Wilson (Introduction)
    Hardcover: 140 pages
    Publisher: 9 Square Editors (2007)
    Language: English
    Product Dimensions: 20 x 10 x 1.5 inches

Selected Exhibitions

Balancing Act: Urbanism & Emerging Technologies

(Uber Sky Tower)
Boston Society of Architects
May 17, 2019 - September 27 2019
Boston, Massachusetts

Avant-Garde Architecture

(Iskandar Investment Headquarters)
The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture
Summer 2016
Chicago, Illinois
followed by Athens, Milan, Lisbon and Berlin through 2017

New Chicago Architecture

The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture
Spring 2016
Milan, Italy followed by Athens, Lisbon and Berlin through 2017

Unbuilt Awards Forum

(Office Building of the Future)
28 – 30 October 2013
ABX Design Gallery
Boston, Massachusetts

Unbuilt Awards Forum

(The Atrium, Iskandar Investment Headquarters)
20 November 2013
ArchitectureBoston Expo
Boston, Massachusetts

100 Years of Building: School of Architecture Centennial Celebration

12 October 2013
School of Architecture, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

Designing Relationships

23 September – 8 October 2013
Silpe Gallery, University of Hartford
Hartford, Connecticut

Designing Relationships

12 March - 7 April 2013
College of Design, Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa

Designing Relationships

7 January – 8 February 2013
School of Architecture, Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, Oklahoma

The City and the World: Projects from the 2012 American Architecture Awards

(BG Group)
5 November – 12 December 2012
Istanbul Design Biennial
Istanbul, Turkey

AIA New England Design Award Winners Exhibit

(BG Group Place)
Build Boston 2011 Convention, Boston, Massachusetts
16 - 18 November 2011

Designing Relationships

24 September – 21 October 2012
College of Design, University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, Minnesota

9th São Paulo International Architecture Biennial

(300 North LaSalle)

2 November - 4 December 2011

OCA - Parque do Ibirapuera
São Paulo, Brazil

AIA New England Design Award Winners Exhibit

(BG Group Place)
Build Boston 2011 Convention, Boston, Massachusetts
16 - 18 November 2011

"Sounding Up There" Art Installation

Brooklyn-based sound artist and musician Roberto Carlos Lange’s installation in 1180 Peachtree Lobby
Presented by: Flux Projects, Modern Atlanta

6 - 10 June 2011

The Green Good Design 2010 Exhibition

(CalPERS, 300 North LaSalle)
Conference on the Environment
Hamburg, Germany, April 2011

Contemporary Space Athens, Athens, Greece
6 April - 19 June 2011

AIA New England Design Award Winners Exhibit

(Wells Fargo Financial)
Build Boston 2010 Convention, Boston, Massachusetts
17–19 November 2010

New England Architects Exhibit

(CalPERS, 300 North LaSalle, ConocoPhillips West Campus, Wells Fargo Financial)
Build Boston 2010 Convention, Boston, Massachusetts
17–19 November 2010

LEED to Living Buildings

(CalPERS, 300 North LaSalle)
16 - 17 April 2010
IDID VI, Integrated Design/Integrated Development Conference
Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire

MIPIM Awards Finalists

(300 North LaSalle)
16 - 19 March 2010
Palais des Festivals de Cannes
Cannes, France

30 and Beyond: College of Design Alumni Exhibition

(CalPERS)
Gallery 181, College of Design, Iowa State University
3 August 2009 – 26 September 2009

American Institute of Architects 2009 National Convention

(300 North LaSalle)
EPA Energy Star Gallery
San Francisco, California
30 April – 2 May 2009

New World Architecture: Projects from the 2008 International & American Architecture Awards

(1180 Peachtree)
The Municipality of Florence, SESV Santa Verdiana, Florence, Italy
4 November 2008 -18 November 2008

Towards the First World: A Celebration of the Mega Development Projects in the Makkah Region

(Kingdom Tower)
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
October 11 2008 - January 3 2009

Le Montréal Du Futur

(900 de Maisonneuve)
BOMA QUEBEC (Building Owners and Managers association), in collaboration with De Grandpré Chait Lawyers and Desjardins Asset Management
Grande-Place at Complexe Desjardins, Montreal, Canada
March 25 to 31, 2008

Hines / 50 Years / 50 Selected Works

(1180 Peachtree)
Architecture Center Houston, Houston, Texas
13 December 2007 – 29 February 2008

Build Boston: New England Architects Exhibit

(CalPERS Headquarters Complex, ConocoPhillips West Campus, Wells Fargo Financial, 300 North LaSalle)
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston, Massachusetts
13 November 2007 – 15 November 2007

Skyscraper! Achievement and Impact (permanent exhibition)

Liberty Science Center, Jersey City, New Jersey
July 2007

Shaping the Atlanta Scene: Resurgens and Emerging Voices 06

(1180 Peachtree)
Museum of Design Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia
6 April 2006 through 3 June 2006