CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Chicago chapter of the American Institute of Architects just unveiled the winners of its prestigious 2010 Design Excellence Awards. Hundreds of architects, designers, consultants and their clients vie for the awards each year in the categories of Distinguished Building, Interior Architecture, Divine Detail and Unbuilt Design.
tvsdesign has won one of the top awards: the 2010 Design Excellence Honor Award in the Interior Architecture Category for the Herman Miller Showroom in Los Angeles.
"The Chicago AIA awards are highly esteemed in our industry," said Steve Clem, principal with tvsdesign. "It is a true honor to have designed one of this year's top award winners. The space showcases Herman Miller's vision for quality design, beautiful performance products, and all-encompassing sustainability. We are absolutely thrilled to have this honor bestowed upon us."
Herman Miller is known for its inventive designs, technologies and related services that improve the human experience wherever people work, heal, learn and live.
"We wanted the Los Angeles showroom to inspire with great synergy between the product solutions and the architecture," said Lori Gee, Director of Workplace Solutions for Herman Miller. "We love the showroom and the space that tvsdesign created for us, and we are overwhelmingly pleased to be one of the winners of this year's Chicago AIA awards."
Located in two adjacent warehouse spaces, the Herman Miller showroom is a successful example of adaptive reuse in a revitalized area of Los Angeles. The project has been awarded LEED CI Platinum, the first in Los Angeles, and the first of the 14 LEED Certified projects in Herman Miller's portfolio to receive Platinum certification.
tvsdesign is a global design firm with more than 40 years of experience in planning, architecture and interior design. With offices in Chicago, Atlanta, Dubai and Shanghai, tvsdesign is consistently recognized for its work including convention and public assembly, cultural arts, retail, office, education, government, hospitality and mixed-use design. tvsdesign has garnered some of the industry's most prestigious awards including the American Institute of Architects Firm Award, numerous sustainable accolades for LEED certified projects, and eight additional design awards for the Herman Miller project. www.tvsdesign.com.