Awards & Recognition

 

HOLT has received over 85 state, regional, and national design awards for our Higher Education, Healthcare, Housing and Community work. These accolades are significant for both HOLT and each client as they acknowledge architectural innovation, as well as each client’s commitment to providing the best possible facility for their people, community, and environment.

 

Awards

Binghamton University

University Downtown Center
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Honorable Mention
American Concrete Institute, Central NY Chapter, Bronze Award: Excellence in Masonry Design & Installation

Cazenovia College

Reisman Hall
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Award of Merit

Clarkson University

Bertrand H. Snell Hall
American School & University, Honorable Mention: Best Institutional Building/College
General Building Contractors of NY, Build NY Award

Colgate University

Glendening Boathouse
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Award of Merit

Cornell University

Rockefeller Hall 4th Floor Renovations
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Award of Merit
American School & University, Silver Citation

MVR Hall Expansion
American Concrete Institute, Central NY Chapter, Excellence in Masonry Design & Excellence in Concrete Design

The Carol Tatkon Center, Balch Hall
American School & University, Educational Interior Design Excellence

Language Resource Center, Noyes Lodge
American School & University, Honorable Mention

Mary Donlon Hall Renovations
American School & University, Educational Interior Design Excellence

Corning Community College

Library & Learning Commons Renovations
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Award of Merit
Library Journal – Year in Architecture
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American Libraries Design Showcase

Ithaca College

Alumni Hall
American School & University, Showcased in Architectural Portfolio

Center for Natural Sciences
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Honor Award
American Concrete Institute, Central NY Chapter, Grand Award

Classroom Addition & Pedestrian Concourse
American Concrete Institute, Central NY Chapter, Silver Award: Excellence in Concrete Design & Installation

Fitness Center
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Honorable Mention

James J. Whalen Center for Music
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Design Excellence Award

Peggy Ryan Williams Center
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Design Excellence Award
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Award of Merit (unbuilt category)
American Council of Engineering Companies, Silver Award
A Time To Build CNY Business Journal, Best Educational Project

Robert B. Tallman Rowing Center
A Time To Build CNY Business Journal, Best Educational Project Recognition

Roy H. Park School of Communications
American School & University, Published In Architectural Portfolio

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Chapel + Cultural Center
National Registry of Historic Places

SUNY Broome

Natural Science Center
A Time To Build, CNY Business Journal, Best Educational Project Recognition

SUNY Cortland

School of Education with Integrated Child Care Center
American Concrete Institute, Central NY Chapter, Gold Award: Excellence in Masonry Design & Installation
A Time To Build CNY Business Journal, Best Educational Project Recognition

SUNY Oswego

Campus Center
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Honorable Mention

SUNY Upstate Medical University

Setnor Academic Building
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Award of Merit

Weiskotten Lecture Hall
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Award of Merit

Syracuse University

Dellplain & Sadler Halls
American School & University, Honorable Mention

Roy D. Simmons Coaches Center
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Honor Award

Tompkins Cortland Community College

Residence Hall Addition
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Honorable Mention

University at Buffalo

Educational Opportunity Center
Buffalo Business First, Brick by Brick Award

University of Vermont

Redstone Apartments
American School & University, Showcased in Architectural Portfolio

Wells College

Ann Wilder Stratton ’46 Hall
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Citation for Design

Aurora Inn
AIA Southern NY Chapter, Honorable Mention
General Building Contractors of NY, Build NY Award

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Publications & Press

  • Corning Community College | Library & Learning Commons – AIA SNY Chapter Award of Merit; Library Journal Year in Architecture; American Libraries Design Showcase

  • TC3 | Residence Hall Addition – AIA SNY Chapter, Honorable Mention

  • Ithaca College | Peggy Ryan Williams Center – AIA SNY Chapter Design Excellence Award; AIA SNY Chapter Award of Merit – Unbuilt; A Time To Build Awards, Best Educational Project; American Council of Engineering Companies Silver Award

  • Cayuga Medical Center | Cayuga Birthplace – AIA SNY Chapter, Design Excellence Award

  • HOLT | Net-Zero Collaborative Office – AIA SNY, Award of Merit

gbNYC Magazine
“It’s Gorges: Ithaca College’s Peggy Ryan Williams Center Earns LEED Platinum Honors”

Green Building & Design
“Subtle Theatrics”
Peggy Ryan Williams Center
Ithaca College

Buffalo Spree
Educational Opportunity Center
University at Buffalo

Green Business Quarterly
“HOLT Architects: New York-based firm brings unique, sustainable designs to higher education and healthcare”

Exterior view of Schuyler Hospital’s new impatient wing, located in Montour Falls New York. Part of the Cayuga Health System, Schuyler hospital is pictured on a winter afternoon, with a vibrant sky and snow on the ground. The unit includes 12 large, single rooms and 4 semi-private beds, designed to provide a pleasant, healing environment with an open central space, giving nurses an unobstructed view to the private patient rooms located along the unit’s perimeter. Included in the addition and renovation is a Primary Care Center with 18 rooms, telemedicine technology, a room dedicated to behavioral health visits and enhanced technology to provide rapid laboratory tests. Schuyler Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient Services An exterior to interior view of the new Hamilton Boathouse rowing center, with an elaborate peaked roof which covers a communal patio area, full of students exercising. The inside of the boat house is visible through doors that open the entire end of the building, showing wooden boat racks along the walls. The building has a white, warm tan, and light grey facade with the white metal and beam roof extending beyond the walls to create a canopy along all sides of the building. Hamilton College Boathouse Cayuga Medical Center Carpenter Park Medical Office Building Ithaca NY Cayuga Medical Center | Cayuga Park Medical Office Building Student Agencies Building Ithaca New York Student Agencies Inc. | Mixed-Use Student Residence A 2 story bank lobby with bright white walls, gray tile floors, sky blue and wooden accents and decorated with modern furniture is inclosed by 2 floors of offices, and is illuminated by large pane windows and an array of hanging globe lights. The renovated historic bank hall is located on the commons in Ithaca, Ny and is focused on new technology, including a large TV, computers, and iPads for customers to use. CFCU Community Credit Union | Transformation Center University of Rochester | iZone The central nurse’s station in CMC’s Cayuga Cancer Center in Cortland, NY, with light colored walls, warm tan wooden accents, and natural light filling the space, providing it a comfortable healing atmosphere. The central desk station is highlighted by circular soffit and a circular pendent light – Also illuminated by up-lighting. Floor to ceiling paned windows around the perimeter of the building flood the entire space with natural light, while adjustable hanging curtains provide the opportunity for private patient care. Private treatment rooms are also visible from the communal nurse and treatment area. Cayuga Cancer Center at Cortland Highland Hospital Rochester NY Patient Tower Addition Highland Hospital | Patient Tower Exterior shot of the Cayuga Medical Offices At Community Corners located at 903-909 Hanshaw Road, featuring 28,000sf, 3 story a tan brick façade with a steep gabled roof, and large modern windows fits seemingly into a mixed-use residential neighborhood. Adjacent to Gimme! Coffee, The Heights Restaurant, & Chemung Canal Trust Company and across the street from The Sunoco Gas Station; this on-stage/off-stage model includes 6 distinct pods or regions to house six to eight exam rooms each. Photographed on a sunny summer day, the entrance features a modern steel awning with black benches and planters spilling into an ample parking lot. Cayuga Medical Office at Community Corners