2016 Tucker Design Awards

 Front Invite
Contemporary Arts Center

900 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA

5:30 pm – 8:00 pm


See the winning projects and design teams in our
2016 Tucker Design Awards souvenir program


The 2016 Tucker Design Awards and Bybee Prize celebration were held Thursday evening, October 20, 2016 at the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LAEleven projects were recognized for their design teams’ excellence and innovation in the use of natural stone.

This biennial competition, which began in 1977, honors members of the design community who exhibit innovation and excellence in the use of natural stone in design. Past winners have included Page Southerland Page; HBRA; Bohlin Cywinski Jackson; EDAW, Inc., Cesar Pelli; Nelson Byrd Woltz Landscape Architects; Robert A. M. Stern Associates, Pei Cobb Freed Partners and David M. Schwarz Architects, to name a few.


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Click to view the 2016 Winners


View History and Past Winners


  Friday October 21, 2016
9:00am – 6:30pm
The MIA+BSI is hosting an optional day long activity for winners, contributors, members and any other interested attendees. All are invited to participate.  Bag lunch is included.

MIA+BSI MEMBER DAY Fee:  $199 per person

Member Day Planned activities:
Town Hall meeting
– (breakfast meeting 8am – 9:00am)  All welcome
Stone Interiors, Inc.  – showroom and fabrication facility in St. Rose, LA.
Metairie Cemetery – guided historical tour by the Save our Cemetery foundation.
Stafford Tile & Stone – on famous Magazine Street!  – explore the showroom, enjoy a NOLA inspired reception and have fun making a keepsake tile.
Closing Cocktail Reception – Embassy Suites Hotel 315 Julia Street


SPECIAL EDITION of Building Stone Magazine
The fall 2016 issue gives exclusive and in depth coverage of the eleven Tucker Design Award winning projects and their natural stone industry collaborators.  An expanded feature on our 2016 Bybee Prize winner – Robert A.M. Stern – will include an interview and retrospective of his work in natural stone. Read issue

More on ASLA Expo

The MIA+BSI will be exhibiting at the Expo Saturday October 22 & Sunday October 23.  Visit us at Booth 311. www.aslameeting2016.com

Earn 1 PDH, LA CES/HSW at ASLA 2016 – Learning Lab One –Expo floor
How NSC 373 Certified Stone Can Assist Projects with Sustainability Goals
Speaker:  Kathy Spanier, Director of Marketing, Coldspring
– October 23, 2016 9:30-10:30am

Our 2016 Tucker Design Awards Jurors

L. Azeo “Ace” Torre – Torre Design Consortium-Architecture and Landscape Architecture;
F. Macnaughton “Mac” Ball – Waggoner & Ball Architects; and
Jack W. Davis – Editor, Publisher at Chicago Tribune (retired), all currently in New Orleans, LA.

Our jurors were an integral part of the program as they personally participated in presenting the winning projects.










View Past Tucker Design Awards


About the Bybee Prize