Architectural Record Announces 2015 Advertising Excellence Awards

May 15, 2015, 11:30 ET from Dodge Data & Analytics

NEW YORK, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Architectural Record today announced its annual Advertising Excellence Awards, which recognize the most effective ads in the building and design marketplace, and the companies and agencies that produce them.  The awards were presented at a breakfast and panel discussion during the AIA 2015 National Convention & Design Exposition in Atlanta. 

Describing the awards program, Laura Viscusi, Vice President & Publisher, Architectural Record Media, said, "Getting an architect's attention is a special challenge for advertisers.  Marrying the product's message so it is understood with a compelling image that captures the attention of the architect is no easy task. Our program recognizes those advertisers who have successfully met that challenge with advertising that has both visual appeal and effective messaging. Congratulations to all of our winners who were selected by a distinguished panel comprised of the very people for whom these advertisements are created."

Five practitioners from the Atlanta area served as jurors for the Advertising Excellence Awards, and participated in a panel discussion during the event: Manuel Cadrecha, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Design Director, Principal, Perkins & Will; Thomas Dalia, AIA, Managing Principal, Smith Dalia Architects; Merrill Elam, FAIA, Principal,Mack Scogin Merrill Elam Architects; Kevin Gordon, AIA LEED AP, Principal,TVS; and Kim Rousseau, LEED AP ID+C,Director of Interior Design, Cooper CarryThe discussion drew more than 300 senior marketing executives from manufacturers in the market.   

Advertisers seen in Architectural Record in the first three issues of 2015, in print (full-page or greater) or online, qualified for the competition.  This year's winners include:

Best in Class: Campaign

  • Rocky Mountain Hardware (Burchiellaro Design)

Best in Class: Spread

  • PPG Industries, Inc. (The Pipitone Group) (Integrated Campaign Winners)
  • Technical Glass Products (Brandner Communications)

Best in Class: Single

  • Bulthaup (Integrated Campaign Winners)
  • Benjamin Moore + Co. (The Martin Agency)
  • Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.
  • [fibre C] North America
  • Landscape Forms, Inc. (Integrated Campaign Winners)

Winners: Campaign

  • Ceilings Plus

Winners: Spread

  • Construction Specialties Inc. (Brian J. Ganton & Associates)
  • VT Industries (Noble Communications)

Winners: Single

  • Sunbrella® Fabrics (Wray Ward) (Integrated Campaign Winners)
  • B+N Industries, Inc.
  • CertainTeed Gypsum Inc. (Brickworks Communications Inc.)
  • Kim Lighting a brand of Hubbell Lighting
  • The Modern Fan Co.
  • Humbolt Redwood (barrettSF)
  • Sub Zero (The Richards Group)

Honorable Mention: Spread

  • Oldcastle BuildingEnvelope® (Brian J. Ganton & Associates)

Honorable Mention: Single

  • Bison Deck (Abbie Kozik Design, LLC)
  • LaCantina Doors, Inc.
  • Toto USA

Online Awards: Best in Class

  • Bobrick (KleinMichaelianPartners)
  • Unilock
  • Epson

Online Awards: Winner

  • Technical Glass Products (Brandner Communications)

Online Awards: Honorable Mention

  • Bentley Systems, Inc.
  • CENTRIA (The Pipitone Group)
  • Forms + Surfaces
  • Guardian Industries Corp. (Williams Group)

User Engagement 2015 Winners: Online Advertising

  • Bradley
  • CertainTeed Gypsum, Inc.
  • Doug Mockett
  • Electrolux
  • Glen-Gery Brick
  • Sunbrella® Fabrics
  • Krieger Specialty Products
  • Marvin Windows and Doors
  • Menck Windows
  • Price
  • Roxul
  • Safti First
  • Technical Glass Products
  • Think Glass
  • Unilock

User Engagement 2015 Winners: Sponsored Continuing Education

Most Leads

  • RAB Lighting
  • Bonded Logic Inc.
  • Whirlpool Corporation
  • Knight Wall Systems
  • LaCantina Doors

Fastest Moving

  • Whirlpool Corporation
  • reThink Wood
  • Sage Glass

Top Renewal

  • Tile of Spain

Top Interactive

  • CertainTeed Gypsum, Inc.
  • Atlantis Rail Systems
  • ThyssenKrupp Elevator

To view the winners, visit  AIA attendees are invited to learn more at Architectural Record's booth, #3223, in the Georgia World Congress Center.

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