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Work Over 15,000 Sq. Ft.

BEST Winner

Vista Outdoor Corporate Headquarters, Method Studio

Project Description: The project is a culmination of mind melding between owner, designer, contractor, landlord, and a myriad of sub-contractors working tirelessly to deliver a space that embodies the culture of the organization. Thoughtful use of materials and design elements were incorporated with the goal of communicating an immediate connection that this is a company dedicated to “bringing the world outside”.
Judges Comments: The reception desk and space are stunning. The finishes are on point, really nice composition, story, and follow through

Marbe H. Agee, Principal, IIDA, LEED AP
Jenn Celestino, IIDA, LEED AP
Anya Barmina, Intern Architect
Bri Conrad, Assoc. IIDA
Kelton Berrett, Intern Architect
D. Scott Thomas

Owner: Vista Outdoor
Contractor: Marsala & Co.
PSOMS//Structural Design Studio//Spectrum
Furniture Dealer: HB Design group

Merit Winner

Maverik Corporate Offices, EDA Architects

Project Description: “Adventure’s First Stop”…. Maverik’s mantra is that they “fuel adventure” and their new corporate office is no exception to that rule! Taking a brand that is portrayed to its convenience store customers using adventurous, cartoonish imaginary is elevated to a more realistic outdoor theme - while still staying connected to their visually compelling, successful branding strategy in the convenience store market.

Evan Cindrich, NCIDQ, IIDA, Principal/Project Designer
Sydney Christensen – Interior Designer
Carolyn Matthews, NCIDQ, IIDA – Interior Designer
Jennifer Bowser – BIM Design Coordinator
Jeff Dymock – Owner Representative
Fred Sakaki – Designtek, Managing Member (MEP Engineering)


BEST Winner

Scalar Analytics Office Remodel, ajc architects

Project Description: The goal of this space was to achieve a black/white minimalist, modern space accented with natural wood. Exposed steel trusses add uniqueness and make the open office area a feature. Private offices have Euro-style glass, adding a custom style and proving natural light and views to everyone. Furniture maintains the minimal aesthetic with butcher block tops and black leather chairs.
Judges Comments: Stripping away the excess & exposing the architecture was really successful in this space.

Team members:
Jill A. Jones, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C | Principal Architect
Kyra M. Bell, IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED ® AP | Interior Designer
Kent Rigby, AIA, | Quality Control Architect
William Elledge Bowers, AIA | Specifications Writer
Anthony Larsen, Senior CAD Technician

Scalar Analytics

Consultant Team Members :
GC: Kobalt Construction (Scott Johnston)
Structural Engineer: MJ Structural Engineers (Matt Jackson)
Electrical Engineer: EELD (Mansour Aghdasi)

Merit Winner

MGIS Companies, CCG

Project Description: MGIS was seeking to create a new corporate headquarters to express their company culture. We created that by breathing new life into an old space- we exposed brick, columns, and high ceilings and complemented it with contemporary lighting, finishes, and furnishings.

Rachel Ludlow- Designer  CCG
Shauna Spencer- Designer CCG
Carmelle Jensen- Owner/Sales CCG
Steve Cornell- Architect CRSA
Todd Taft- Mountain Classic Real Estate
Calvin Squires- Squires Construction
Jeff Brunken, Matt Frost, Glenna Lasater- MGIS Companies

Private Office, Systems, & Seating: Haworth
Glass Office Fronts: Haworth
Ancillary: Haworth Collection, First Office, National, Global & Woodstock Marketing
Carpet: Milliken
Laminate Flooring: Mohawk
Lighting: Fine Light


BEST Winner

Lassonde Studios, EDA Architects

Project Description: Lassonde Studios is a unique, flexible, and dynamic space that accommodates both student housing and maker spaces for student innovators and entrepreneurs at the University of Utah. With the garage inspired main level and 4 themed student housing floors this new 24/7 hub allows students to Live, Create, and Launch all under the same roof.
Judges Comments: The edgy, fun vibe greatly evokes creative collision. I love the different living space types.

Team members:
Amanda Jones, IIDA, NCIDQ
Nick Lorenzo, AIA
John Shuttleworth, AIA
Ammee Snyder, AIA
Jonathan Hickerson, LEED AP

Owner and Consultant Team Members:
Troy D’Ambrosio Executive Director
Kathy Hajeb, U of U Lassonde Director
Barbra Rembsburg, U of U Housing & Residential Director
Troy North, Gramoll Construction
Mehrdad Yazdani, Cannon Design
Yan Krymsky, Cannon Design


BEST Winner

Volunteers of America Youth Resource Center, MHTN Architects

Project Description: Founded on ideas of choice, dignity, and acceptance, the Volunteers of America Youth Resource Center is designed to
provide a safe and healing environment for the homeless and at-risk youth of Utah. Realized after several years of community effort – the culmination of research, dialogue, listening, design, and craft, the Center strives to be a model for the future.
Judges Comments: The space is playful, yet sophisticated. The concept & project mission feel deeply rooted in the space.

Karen Cahoon, Interior Designer, MHTN Architects
Peggy McDonough-Jan, Principal-In-Charge, MHTN Architects
Trent Strayhorn, Project Manager, R&O Construction
Kathy Bray, President and CEO, Volunteers of America, Utah
Chris Hofheins, Structural Engineer, BHB Engineers
Coury Morris, Civil Engineer, Great Basin Engineering
Dustin Hreinson, MEP Engineer, Gunthers Comfort Air
Carol Feldman, Electrical Engineer, BNA Consulting
Mike Ferro, Owner Representative, Internet Properties

Merit Winner

University Neuropsychiatric Institute (UNI) Building, FFKR Architects

Project Description: Creating a soothing environment where UNI can address growing demand for services and accommodate patients was the project goal. This TI was a complete refurbishment of a 13,440 sf floor space. The floor is comprised of 30 therapy rooms, work stations, and three waiting areas. A growing body of knowledge suggests that thoughtful design in spaces can support patient healing.

Sydnie Young, Associate IIDA, Interior Designer
Principal in Charge: Russ L. Bachmeier, AIA
Design Architect: Michael Dolan, AIA, LEED AP
Owner: University Neuropsychiatric Institute

Structural Engineers: Reaveley Engineers
Mechanical Engineers: David L. Jensen Associates
Electrical Engineers: BNA
Furniture: Henriksen Butler
Flooring and Carpeting: Shaw Flooring, Mannington
Tile: Daltile
Ceilings: Rockfon
Decorative Resin Panels: 3Form
Space Dividers: Soelberg
Millwork: Nevamar, Wilsonart, Corian, Cambria


BEST Winner

New Vision for Urban Blight, Midtown 360, Lisman Studio

Project Description: An abandoned construction site needed a breath of new life. With a timeless color pallet, the spaces feel revived and new. Multiple areas are cleverly divided for a variety of functions; including lounging, celebrations, media room, a chef’s display kitchen and library; the ultimate space for entertaining, events, gathering or mingling. A chic rooftop lounge completes the project.
Judges Comments: Love the layered textures and patterns.

Belle Kurudzija-Senior Interior Designer
LaMar Lisman- CEO/ Principal Designer


BEST Winner

Yalecrest Revival, Lisman Studio

Project Description: A soft warm white backdrop, moldings, lighting and a deft placement of accessories, shimmer and sparkle at every turn. Glistening crystal lighting and tactile fabrics, add a pleasant freshness, giving the home a welcoming feel. But things are seldom as they seem. What at first appears as a timeless, delicate design is actually a very practical and functional space.
Judges Comments: The home is fresh and richly appointed. The contrast between dark floor and millwork with white walls makes the space feel timeless.

Belle Kurudzija - Senior Interior Designer
LaMar Lisman - CEO/ Principal Designer

Merit Winner

In a Grand Manor Cottonwood Residence, Lisman Studio

Project Description: Quiet restraint in design echoes throughout every room. To the soft and delicate Living Room, to the masculine and rich Study; this home’s stately architecture speaks of elegance. Few things in any room ever scream “look at me!” – but rather serves to compliment and embrace one another. This results in design harmony and comes off as effortless, never feeling forced or trendy.

Belle Kurudzija - Senior Interior Designer
LaMar Lisman - CEO/ Principal Designer


BEST Winner

HSL, Cityhome Collective

Project Description: Downtown SLC restaurant inspired by Tulum and fresh menu. Layers of green: paint, lighting, fabric (velvet, leather, patterned). Booths at the back of the space are wallpapered–palm leaves and pops of bright flowers, set off by brass lotus pendants. We kept the original bar, but added a geometric, patterned tile and lined with minimal but warm, woven bar stools.
Judges Comments: thank you for adding tasteful design to your city and giving people an experience!

Lauren Bald - Design Manager
designed by: cityhomeDESIGN Team
Melissa Gray and Briar Handly (restaurant owners)

Merit Winner

The Cliff Lodge, EDGEiD

Project Description: When designing the Cliff Lodge, we wanted it to stand apart from other mountain lodges that tend to have similar, predictable designs based around rustic comfort and luxury. Given the nature of the Brutalist architecture at the Cliff, we wanted to create a modern mountain feel where the inside compliments, modernizes, and softens the harsher aspects of the exterior.

Kari Bennett – Partner/Senior Designer EdgeiD
Aubrey Pugmire – Partner/Senior Designer EdgeiD
Shelby Groves – Interior Designers EdgeiD
Jason Stowell American Investment Company
Tom Jones – Sr. Vice President, CFO Snowbird Resort LLC
Tang Yang – Principal/Architect GSBS Architects
Brent Lundevall – Project Manager Layton Construction Company, LLC


BEST Winner

Prodigy Promos, Midwest Commercial Interiors

Project Description: A vibrant and collaborative space plan and furniture package that emphasizes the unique culture and youthful personality of Prodigy Promos. The furniture plan incorporates differentiated zones, workstations, and meeting spaces to facilitate creative exchange and provide a broad palette of postures. The project is distinguished by the use of color in paint, flooring and upholstery selections and placement.
Judges Comments: The finishes really compliment the interior architecture.

Team Members:
Lesa Browning, Interior Designer
Cassy Tingey, Account Manager

Owner / Client:
Jason Marsh, Owner / Client
Mike Perley, Client CFO


BEST Winner

Clearlink Call Center, Method Studio

Project description: The company needed a space to relay to prospective and current employees that this is where people wanted to be. In an industry
of a +200% annual turnover rate, the environment needed to attract, motivate, and retain employees. In every detail the company’s principles are expressed and meld together to clearly articulate the anomalous, invigorating, vibe of this highly successful and visionary company.
Judges Comments: The graphic and material elements create a beautiful design language.

Team members:
Marbe H. Agee, Principal, IIDA, LEED AP
Jenn Celestino, IIDA, LEED AP
Anya Barmina, Intern Architect; Bri Conrad, Assoc. IIDA

Owner: Clearlink
Contractor: Marsala & Co.
Consultant Team Members:
Structural Engineer: Structural Design Studio
Electrical & Mechanical Engineer: Spectrum
Furniture Dealer: Office Furniture Solutions, UT
Millworker: Contempo Cabinet & Mill

Merit Winner

iSolved, EDA Architects

iSolved’s office reflects the values and culture of their energetic staff with an office located in the heart of Salt Lake City. The space is designed to foster employee’s professional growth, learning, collaboration, and creativity. iSolved is attracting more talented team members and retaining their great assets through an office design that is inspiring and meets employee and client needs.

Sydney Christensen – EDA, Interior Designer, IIDA
Evan Cindrich – EDA, Principal, NCIDQ, IIDA
Trish Stromberg – Owner
Josh Garner – Owner
Steve Borup – JLL, Sr. Project Manager
Knute Peterson PE – PVE, Principal (MEP)
Jason McDonald – PVE, Mechanical Designer
Mansour Aghdasi PE, LC – EELD, President
Naveed Aghdassi – EELD, Electrical Designer
Jason Love, M.Sc. – BHB Structural, Project Engineer


Vista Outdoor Corporate Headquarters
Method Studio



Volunteers of America Youth Resource Center
MHTN Architects