Barrier-Free America Award

"The Barrier-Free America Award exemplifies excellence in the philosophy & execution of accessible design principles." Mark Lichter, Director of Architecture, Paralyzed Veterans of America

The 2018 Barrier-Free America Award Winner: Luna Middleman Architects 

This year's barrier-free america award winner, Luna Middleman Architects, is being recognized for its outstanding contributions to accessible design for the construction of Morgan's Wonderland & Inspiration Island. On Wednesday, May 2, 2018 from 3 - 5 PM, the winner will be honored at a private ceremony with a reception following. The winner will be presented with an award commemorating its outstanding work in the field of accessible design. 


Past Barrier-Free America Award Winners and Projects

2017
VA Governor's Mansion
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2015
Eleanor Smith
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2014
Ed Roberts Campus and DREDF 
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2013 
Spire Institute
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2012 
Nugent Residence Hall & the Disability Resources & Educational Services (DRES) Program at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
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2011
James Roth, The Treehouse Guys, LLC, & John Connell, special recognition award 
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2009
CBT Architects
John Adams Courthouse - Boston, MA
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2008
Antoine Predock, FAIA
Indian Community School of Milwaukee 

2007
Marca Bristo and John H. Catlin, FAIA
Access Living Headquarters  

2006
Fong and Chan Architects
de Young Museum

2005
Edward K. Uhlir, FAIA
Millennium Park, Chicago 

 2004
Frederic Bell, FAIA
Redevelopment of Lower Manhattan

2003
Cesar Pelli, FAIA
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

2001
Bob Vila
Bob Vila's Home Again

For more information about the Barrier-Free Award, please contact PVA Architecture at 202-416-7645 or pvaarchitecture@pva.org