FAB Awards

IIDA Northland Chapter recognizes the region's most Fresh, Artistic and Brilliant design work at the annual FAB Awards.



FAB Awards


April 17, 2014


McNamara Alumni Center


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Congratulations 2014 FAB Award Winners

Grand Award Winner

HGA Architects and Engineers

Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center – Phase One


Small Commercial Award Winner


Purina Conference Center Renovation + Expansion


Large Commercial Award Winner


Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity 


Restaurant/Retail Award Winner




Hospitality Award Winner

RSP Architects

Millennium Hotel Minneapolis


Healthcare Award Winner


Mercy Health – West Hospital 


Government/Institutional Award Winner

HGA Architects and Engineers

Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center – Phase One


Residential/Housing Award Winner

BKV Group



Excellence in Sustainability Award Winner

MSR (Meyer, Scherer & Rockcastle, Ltd.)

Madison Central Library


Member's Choice Award Winner

Elness Swenson Graham Architects

Coup d'Etat 



The esteemed jurors for the 2014 FAB Awards were selected based on their diverse professional qualifications and experience:

Reiko Lewis of Ventus Design, Honolulu, Hawaii
Margo Jones of Atlanta, Georgia
Mark Harbick of NBBJ, New York, New York

Meet our Jurors▼

Reiko Lewis, ASID, LEED AP, CAPS

Reiko Lewis is the principal of Ventus Design, a Honolulu based interior design firm. She has over a decade of worldwide experience as a staff designer for some of the biggest names in the high‐end hospitality interior design industry (HBA and WATG) and has worked with a number of hotel and resort owners and chains.

Her designs of the Royal and Presidential Suites at the Hotel Grande Bretagne in Athens, Greece were nominated for the prestigious Gold Key Award in 2004 and were featured in Architectural Digest magazine.

Expertise in furniture, carpet, and fixture design, as well as art consulting are all part of the portfolio she brings to each job. She has demonstrated her ability to not only advise but to realize the client's aesthetic vision.


Based in Atlanta for a twenty-five year career in interior design, Margo Jones' experience spans a wide range of projects located throughout the southeastern United States. Through her leadership positions within design giants Gensler, Heery International and TVS&Associates, now tvsdesign, and in her own studio, M. Jones Associates, Margo's expertise in strategic planning, programming, workplace analysis and interior design has been demonstrated in Fortune 100 corporate headquarters, product marketing centers, computer/data operations facilities, convention centers and cancer treatment facilities.

A member of the College of Fellows and a professional member of the International Interior Design Association (IIDA), Margo was honored by the IIDA Georgia Chapter as its honoree at the chapter's inaugural Leaders' Breakfast in 2013. She has held national and chapter offices within the organization and currently serves as Co-Director of Membership for the Georgia Chapter. A LEED Accredited Professional of the United States Green Building Council (USGBC), Margo is also a professional member of the Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) and of the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Mark Harbick, AIA, IIDA, LEED AP

Named Contract magazine's 2006 Designer of the Year, Mark Harbick brings great enthusiasm and a unique ability to bridge inspired ideas with business objectives. Mark is a Design Principal in NBBJ's New York studio with a focus on workplace design and hospitality. He translates a company's vision, purpose, and culture into environments that integrate interiors with building structure and character.

Mark brings more than 25 years of experience at all levels of the design process and project management, having led projects for clients including APCO Worldwide, NBC Sports, A+E Networks, Pixar Animation Studios, and Mercedes-Benz. These projects have included new construction, renovations, and historic preservation worldwide.



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