Kirksey is delighted to announce that two of its projects won awards at the 2024 Houston Business Journal Landmark Awards for their exceptional work on notable projects across the Bayou City. Nine Kirksey projects were recognized as finalists.

Kirksey's two winnners were in the Education and Hospitality categories. The Yellowstone Schools Expansion, a 7.5 acre master plan with a new upper school building to accommodate the school's first high school class, took home the Education Landmark award. The renovation and expansion of the University of Houston's Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership, Hilton, a complex $30-million, 64,000-sf expansion and 68,000-sf renovation of the existing Hilton Hotel won the Hospitality Landmwark award.

The awards were announced in a ceremony on April 11th at the Marriott Marquis Houston.  

In addition, Kirksey’s founder, John Kirksey, FAIA, was recognized with the HBJ Landmark Lifetime Achievement Award.  

“We are honored to receive this recognition and grateful for the support of our community. The recognized projects showcase a diverse range of project scale and market sectors, highlighting the firm's deep expertise. These projects have played a significant role in shaping the city of Houston, providing spaces for education, healing, and community impact,” said Wes Good, AIA, President of Kirksey.  

Project Finalist include: 

Kirksey Architecture is a multi-specialized practice, designing sustainable, high-performing buildings that enhance the lives of the people, communities, and environment since 1971.  

View the Houston Business Journal 2024 Landmark Award coverage here.