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Lake Pavilion awarded at AIA Birmingham Design Awards

The Lake Pavilion was recognized with a 2020 Merit Award by AIA Birmingham. Although the ceremony was a bit different this year, there was still a stellar lineup of projects. Congratulations to all of the other recipients! At the Lake Pavilion, one hundred and fourteen year-old loblolly pines were given a new purpose after a […]

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This pavilion is the ideal spot for an Alabama lake day

When a family was looking to update their lakefront property, they turned to Birmingham firm ArchitectureWorks to help them better utilize their space. With their children now grown, the family found themselves using their lakeside pool less and less. So, they decided to fill it in to make room for a pavilion where the entire […]

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AW designed Highland Park Community Garden is ready to grow

Today is the official opening of the Highland Park Community Garden! Designed by AW’s Carlos Hernandez, a member of the community garden board, this garden nestled in the Highland Park neighborhood of Birmingham has been many years in the making. Truly a great example that simple materials and a strong community spirit are all that […]

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ArchitectureWorks Wins ACIA Top Block Award for Highlands School

The ACIA presents the Top Block Award to a firm in the state for a project of “distinguished design whose primary building material is concrete block”. ArchitectureWorks received the first award of 2020 for their design of Highlands School in Birmingham. Read the full description of the award on the ACIA website here or check […]

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Life Learning Experiences Built In

ArchitectureWorks, architects for the Creative Montessori School in Homewood, created learning spaces that put the student experience at the forefront of design. Innovators in the architectural design of school focus on improving the student experience with special enhancements to the learning environment. Award-winning upgrades and expansion of the Creative Montessori School in Homewood prove a […]

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Cayenne Creative and Brät Brot Biergarten Awarded at AIA Birmingham Design Awards

AIA Birmingham recognized two ArchitectureWorks projects with Merit Awards at the 2019 Design Awards last night, hosted at Brät Brot Biergarten in Birmingham. Both projects, Cayenne Creative and Brät Brot Biergarten, were also awarded by AIA Alabama this year. Thank you AIA Birmingham for another great event and congratulations to all architects and project teams […]

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Richard Ireland Pigford, FAIA – In Memoriam

RICHARD IRELAND PIGFORD May 4, 1947 – March 31, 2019 Richard Ireland Pigford, known to everyone as “Dick” or “Dickie”, passed away unexpectedly at home on March 31, 2019 at the age of 71. Dick was born May 4, 1947 in Birmingham, Alabama, the son of Joseph Harrison Pigford and Jeanne Ireland Pigford. He served […]

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Cayenne Creative and Brät Brot Biergarten Receive Design Awards from AIA Alabama

AIA Alabama recognized two ArchitectureWorks projects with Merit Awards at the 2019 Excellence in Design Awards Gala last night at the Florentine in Birmingham. Thank you AIA Alabama and congratulations to all architects and project teams who were honored this year! Cayenne Creative A flourishing creative branding agency located in downtown Birmingham, AL found themselves […]

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Dick Pigford Elevated to College of Fellows by the American Institute of Architects

It is with great pleasure that we announce ArchitectureWorks’ Founding Partner Dick Pigford’s elevation to the prestigious College of Fellows by the American Institute of Architects. Of the 115 Fellows admitted this year nationally, Dick is the only candidate from Alabama to receive this honor. Dick’s elevation to the FAIA recognizes both his leadership of […]

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