2017 Polished Apple Award


Hazel Wolf K-8 E-STEM School
Seattle Public Schools
NAC Architecture

Jonah Jensen, Steve Moore, Chris Duvall, Guy Overman, Phillip Riedel, Karen Wood

There is only one Polished Apple Winner each year, given to the Owner/Design Team with the constructed Washington State project that best represents exemplary practice in the following areas of educational facility planning and design:
  • Responsiveness to program
  • Innovative solutions
  • Sustainable design strategies
  • Adaptability to changes in educational delivery
  • Positive aesthetics and materials use
  • Reinforcement of the surrounding community

Merit Award

Bates Advanced Technology Center
Bates Technical College
McGranahan Architects

Jonah Jensen, Shannon McLaughlin, Melissa English, Kas Kinkead, Dhiren Babaria, Seong Shin, Brett Santhuff, Karen Wood

Northwood Elementary School
Mercer Island School District
Mahlum Architects

Craig Stauffer, JoAnn Wilcox, Kas Kinkead, David Mount, Jonah Jensen

Awards of Merit are given for superior quality projects within the same criteria as the Polished Apple Winner. Citations call attention to outstanding features of individual projects. The number of Merit Awards given will be at the sole discretion of the jury, based on the number of projects it deems to represent exemplary practice.

People's Choice Award Winner

McCarver Elementary School
Tacoma Public Schools
DLR Group

Jonah Jensen, Noah Greenberg, Melissa English, Chris Caffee, Lisa Johnson, Craig Stauffer, Kas Kinkead, Steve Murakami, Karen Wood

Attendees at the Conference have the opportunity to vote for the People's Choice Award. The winner receives the People's Choice Award, a Merit Award level of recognition.
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LearningSCAPES 2019


October 4-6, 2019
Hyatt Regency Orange County
Anaheim, CA