Atlanta’s Award-Winning Projects for Ideas and Inspiration
The home improvement industry is packed with talent from inspiring designers to visionary remodelers and astounding architects. Every year, professional organizations across the country award outstanding examples in their field. Here is a round-up of some of the most jaw-dropping projects by local industry pros.
The National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI) is an organization dedicated to the remodeling industry. Their CotY (Contractor of the Year) Awards are given at the chapter, regional and national levels for industry recognition in 48 different categories.
2019 NARI Atlanta CotY Award—Residential Kitchen, Over $150,000—Artisans of Atlanta, Inc.
2019 NARI Atlanta CotY Award—Residential Addition, $100,000–$250,000—Small Carpenters at Large, Inc.
2019 NARI Atlanta CotY Award—Entire House and Residential Historical Renovation/Restoration
$250,000–$500,000—Alair Homes Decatur
2019 NARI Atlanta CotY Award & 2020 NARI Regional CotY Award—Residential Bath Under $25,000—Professional Home Improvement, Inc.
2019 NARI Atlanta CotY Award Residential Interior—Under $100,000—Construction Ahead
2019 NARI Atlanta CotY Award & 2020 NARI National CotY Award—Green-Residential Exteriors
Decks & More, www.atlantadeckbuilder.com
With more than 20 years of experience, Decks & More specializes in creating outdoor living spaces, home additions, porches, decks and patios, as well as remodeled bathrooms and basements. Decks & More has earned over 100 awards, making it the most award-winning deck contractor in the metro Atlanta area.
The Georgia Urban Ag Council (UAC) is a professional organization for those in the gardening and landscaping industry, supporting environmental and economic policies that further the mission of sustainable landscaping. The annual GALA (Georgia Landscaping) Awards showcase the extraordinary projects of their many members.
GALA Grand Award—Design/Build/Installation: Small Space—Planters
GALA Distinction Award—Seasonal Color–Residential Flowerworx
GALA Distinction Award—Design/Build/Installation: Residential under $50,000—Southern Trillium
The Greater Atlanta Home Builders Association (GAHBA) is a not-for-profit, professional trade association dedicated to the Atlanta home building industry. Their annual OBIE Awards are in recognition of design excellence in the metro-Atlanta area for over 100 categories.
Gold OBIE Award—Whole House Renovation over $500,000—Vincent Longo Custom Builders
Gold OBIE Award—Best Interior Merchandising, Detached Model $500,000 – $599,999—Studio 5 Interiors, Inc
Silver OBIE Award—Best Specialty Room—Southland Development Services
Silver OBIE Award—Best Kitchen over $50,000—Innovative Construction, Inc
Gold OBIE Award—Basement $75,000 and above—Colonade Enterprises, Inc.
Gold OBIE Award—Best Kitchen under $50,000—Copper Sky Renovations
Silver OBIE Award—Single Family Builder, Detached $1 Million to $1.2 Million—Chathamtbilt Homes
The American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is the oldest and largest professional organization for interior designers with over 13,500 members and 6,000 industry partners nationwide. The annual Design in Excellence Awards are held by every chapter to recognize outstanding work in a variety of fields including residential, commercial and multifamily.
2019 Georgia ASID Design Excellence Awards—Residential Model Home Amber Gizzi, ASID and Christine Villwock Pineapple House Interior Design
2019 Georgia ASID Design Excellence Awards—Residential 3,000-7,000 square feet,—Douglas W. Hilton, DWH Interiors
2019 Georgia ASID Design Excellence Awards—Residential Singular Space—Hillary Mancini, ASID, William Peace, ASID and Jessica Bailey, Designer, Peace Design