Architectural Awards - Firm and Projects

We're proud of our award winning architecture and recognition for our exceptional people and work environment.


At Kirksey, we know that winning isn't everything. But, we sure do appreciate being recognized for our hard work! We are consistently named a top architecture firm and receive awards for our efforts in sustainability and creating an exceptional work environment. Our award-winning projects extend across our 25 areas of expertise — proof that our specialized practice groups know a thing or two about great design.

 

3009 Post Oak Office Tower & Garage
  • Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Green Project, 2014
Atomic Capital
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial - Large, 2015
Azur West | A Shu Uemura Salon
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Retail, 2011
Baylor College of Medicine, NSBRI/CSM Research Facility
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast, Healthcare, 2015
  • AIA Houston Design Award, Interior Architecture, 2013
Baylor Dermatology & Plastic Surgery Center of Excellence
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial Healthcare/Institutional, 2012
Bellfort Early Childhood Center, Houston ISD
  • AIA Houston Design Award: Renovation/Restoration, 2012
Bellicum Pharmaceuticals
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial - Healthcare/Institutional, 2013
Beth Yeshurun Day School Renovation
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial - Community/Religious, 2014
  • AIA Houston Design Award, Renovation/Restoration, 2014
Central Houston, Inc.
  • IIDA Design Excellence Award - Small Corporate, 2009
City of Houston, Kingwood Branch Library
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Single Space, 2011
  • Texas Construction, Best of '10, Award of Excellence: Green Building, 2010
CITYCENTRE The Lofts
  • Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Mixed-Use, 2010
Clean Line Energy
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Under 7,000 sf, 2011
  • AIA Houston Design Award: Interior Architecture, 2011
Confidential Corporate Headquarters
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Award, Architectural Feature or Element, 2016
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Award, Corporate Office, Best in Show, 2016
Energy Center Three, Four, & Five
  • APEX Silver, Excellence in Construction, Interior Finishes, 2016
  • Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Project Lease, 2014
FiveSeven Grille
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial Hospitality/Restaurant, 2009
Fort Bend Aquatic Practice Facility - Fort Bend ISD
  • Athletic Business Showcase, 2012
Granite Westchase II
  • Association of Builders & Contractors Merit Award, Commercial Office Space, 2008
  • Texas Construction Best of '08, Best of Office/Corporate, 2008
Harris County Precinct 2, Sylvan Beach Pavilion Renovation
  • AIA Houston Design Award, Renovation/Restoration, 2014
  • Preservation Houston: Good Brick Award, 2014
Himalaya Herbal Healthcare
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial Green Space, 2012
Hines Corporate Headquarters Executive Floors
  • IIDA TX-OK Design Excellence, Sustainability, 2016
Horizon Wind Energy
  • AIA Houston Design Award: Interiors, 2007
  • USGBC Houston Chapter, Outstanding Environmental Building Award, 2006
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Single Space Office, 2006
  • IIDA TX-OK Design Excellence: Sustainable Design, 2006
Houston Area Safety Council
  • AGC Houston Chapter, APEX Award: Excellence in Construction, 2014
Houston Astros Diamond Club
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial Restaurant/Bar, 2013
Houston Community College, Learning Hub and Science Center
  • Texas Construction, Best of '08, Award of Excellence Higher Education, 2008
Houston Metro Ortho & Spine
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial Singular Space, 2012
Houston Metro Urology
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Winner Commercial Singular Space, 2012
Huntsman Advanced Technology Center
  • AGC Houston Chapter, APEX Award: Laboratory, 2006
  • Texas Construction Magazine, Best of Awards: Best Industrial, 2006
Memorial Assistance Ministries
  • Texas Construction Magazine, Best of Awards: Design Excellence, 2006
Memorial Hermann Medical Plaza
  • Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Medical Development, 2007
Memorial Park Running Center & Trail Pavilion
  • AGC Houston Chapter, APEX Award: Small Project, 2016
Menninger Clinic
  • AGC Houston Chapter, APEX Award: Excellence in Construction, 2014
  • Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Healthcare, 2013
Motiva Enterprises
  • Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Workplace Interior, 2016
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial - Large, 2015
Ninfa Laurenzo Early Childhood Center, Houston ISD
  • AIA Houston Design Award, Architecture, 2006
  • IIDA TX-OK Honorable Mention: Education, 2005
NRG Energy
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial Over 7,000 sf, 2012
Orthopaedic Specialists of Texas
  • Association of Builders & Contractors Merit Award, Healthcare Less than $15M, 2007
Palisade Palms
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Residential High-Rise Living, 2009
Perry Family YMCA
  • AGC Houston Chapter, APEX Award, 2008
  • Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Community Impact, 2008
Queensbury Theatre
  • ULI Development of Distinction Award, 2017
  • Tilt-Up Today, Achievement Award, 2016
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Architectural Detail, 2015
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Community, 2015
River Pointe Community Church
  • Worship Facilities Conference & Expo (WFX), House of Worship Awards, Best New Construction, 2006
Shell Downstream North America Headquarters
  • IIDA TX-OK Design Excellence Award, Recreation/Fitness, 2015
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial - Corporate Office, 2014
Shell Technology Center - Houston (Shell Advanced Technology Center)
  • AGC Houston Chapter, APEX Award: Excellence in Construction, 2014
Sugar Land Rehabilitation Hospital
  • Golden Trowel Honor Award, Governmental/Institutional, 2008
Sysco Corporate Headquarters
  • Texas Construction Magazine, Best of '08, Office/Corporate, 2008
  • USGBC Houston Chapter, Outstanding Environmental Team, 2008
  • Association of Builders & Contractors, Excellence in Construction Award, Mega Project, 2008
Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA
  • TSA Design Award, Institutional, 2012
  • Athletic Business, Facility of Merit, 2011
  • ENR Texas & Louisiana, Best Projects, Awards of Merit, 2011
  • AIA Houston Design Award: Architecture - Greater than 50,000 sf, 2011
  • Athletic Business, Architectural Showcase: Health and Wellness Facilities, 2011
  • Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Public Assemblies, 2011
  • Recreation Management, Innovative Architecture & Design Award, 2011
  • Texas Construction Magazine, Best of '10, Award of Excellence: Green Building, 2009
Texas A&M University Agriculture and Life Sciences Complex
  • Associated Builders & Contractors, Institutional Merit Award, 2011
  • ENR Texas & Louisiana, Best Projects, Award of Merit, 2011
Texas A&M University Corpus Christi, New Dining Hall
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Award, Community/Religious/Education, 2016
Texas Southern University, School of Public Affairs
  • Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Special Project, 2009
Texas Woman's University, Institute of Health Sciences
  • AGC Houston Chapter, APEX Award, 2008
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial Higher Education, 2007
  • IIDA TX-OK Design Excellence Award, Institutional/Education, 2007
Town Centre One
  • ULI Development of Distinction Award , 2017
Traditions Golf & Country Club
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Commercial Over 7,000 sf, 2012
University of Houston, Calhoun Lofts
  • Golden Trowel Honor Award: Educational Facility, 2011
  • ASID Texas Gulf Coast Chapter, Institutional Education, 2010
  • AGC Houston Chapter, APEX Award: Multifamily/Residential, 2010
  • Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Special Project, 2010
  • Learning by Design, Honorable Mention Award, 2010
  • ASA Houston, Excellence in Construction, Project of the Year, 2009
  • Texas Construction Magazine, Top Projects, 2008
Wildwood Corporate Centre
  • AIA Houston Design Award, Greater Than 50,000 sf, 2015
Yellowstone Academy
  • Houston Business Journal Landmark Award: Community Impact, 2009
2016
  • Architect 50
  • BD+C Giants 300 List, Top Architecture Firm
  • ENR - National, Top 500 Design Firm
  • ENR - Regional, Top Design Firm
  • Houston Business Journal, Largest Architects List
  • Houston Business Journal, Top Workplaces
  • Houston Chronicle, Best Places to Work
  • Spring Branch ISD, Good Neighbor Award
2015
  • Architect 50
  • BD+C Giants 300 List, Top Architecture Firm
  • ENR - Regional, Top Design Firm
  • Houston Business Journal, Best Places to Work
  • Houston Business Journal, Fast 100, Enterprise Champion
  • Houston Chronicle, Top Workplaces
  • Spring Branch ISD, Good Neighbor Award
2014
  • Architect 50
  • Houston Chronicle, Top Workplaces
  • Houston Business Journal, Best Places to Work
  • American Subcontractor's Association, Houston Chapter, Architecture/Engineer Firm of the Year
  • Spring Branch ISD, Good Neighbor Award
  • Top 25 Prime Contractors, Architects & Engineers for Diversity & Supplier Diversity Champions
2013
  • Spring Branch ISD, Good Neighbor Award
  • Houston Chronicle, Top Workplaces
  • Houston Business Journal, Best Places to Work
  • Texas Society of Architects, Honor Award: Architecture Firm of the Year
2012
  • Houston Chronicle, Top Workplaces
  • Houston Business Journal, Best Places to Work
  • Spring Branch ISD, Good Neighbor Award
  • Texas Society of Architects, Honor Award: Architecture Firm of the Year
2011
  • Houston Business Journal, Best Places to Work
  • Spring Branch ISD, Good Neighbor Award
2010
  • Spring Branch ISD, Good Neighbor Award
  • Houston Chronicle, Top Workplaces
  • Houston Business Journal, Best Places to Work
  • American Subcontractor's Association, Houston Chapter, Architecture/Engineer Firm of the Year
  • Houston Business Journal, Largest Houston-Area Green Architect
2009
  • Houston Business Journal, Best Places to Work
  • Spring Branch ISD, Good Neighbor Award
  • Texas Construction, Top Design Firms, #1 in Renovation/Restoration
2008
  • Mayor's Proud Partner Award, (Kirksey basicGREEN)
  • Houston Business Journal, Best Places to Work
  • Houston Business Journal's Fast 100 Enterprise Champion
  • Greater Houston Partnership, Quality of Life Visionary 2008 Green Building Award
  • Spring Branch ISD, Good Neighbor Award
2007
  • Environmental Business Journal's 2007 Business Achievement Award, Project Merit: Sustainability & Re
  • Spring Branch ISD, Good Neighbor Award
2006
  • Spring Branch ISD, Good Neighbor Award
  • Houston Business Journal, Best Places to Work
  • American Subcontractor's Association, Houston Chapter, Architecture/Engineer Firm of the Year
2005
  • American Subcontractor's Association, Houston Chapter, Architecture/Engineer Firm of the Year
2004
  • Mayor's Proud Partner Award, (Kirksey basicGREEN)
  • Houston Business Journal, Best Places to Work
2002
  • AIA Houston Chapter, Firm of the Year Award
2001
  • Texas Forest Service and Texas Urban Forestry Council Community Forestry Award of Honor
  • Mayor's Proud Partner Award, (Kirksey basicGREEN)
2000
  • Houston Arboretum Leadership Award
  • Trees for Houston, Arbor Day Award
1999
  • Trees for Houston Urban Forestry Award
1997
  • Texas Forest Service and Texas Urban Forestry Council Community Forestry Award
1994
  • Mayor's Proud Partner Award, (Kirksey basicGREEN)
1992
  • Mayor's Proud Partner Award, (Kirksey basicGREEN)
  • Houston Galveston Urban Forestry Leadership Award
  • Park People Leadership Award