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AIA/ LA Restaurant Award Nominees Chosen


09 AIA | LA
5th Annual Restaurant Design Awards

A panel of distinguished jurors, composed of JONATHAN GOLD (Restaurant Critic, LA Weekly), CEDD MOSES (Founder/CEO, 213), MICHAEL PALLADINO, FAIA (Design Partner, Richard Meier & Partners Architects), LOUISE (LU) SANDHAUS (Graphic Designer, Louise Sandhaus Design - LSD) convened on May 21, 2009 to review this year’s entries and designate projects for recognition.

Sixteen projects were selected as finalists for this year’s competition: 11 in the Restaurant Category, 3 in the Café/Bar Category, and 2 in the Lounge/Nightclub Category. The Jury Awards will be announced at the Restaurant Design Awards Ceremony on June 26th. In the meantime,

The Jury’s top selections in each category are listed below and we invite everyone to vote for your favorite architecturally-designed restaurant, cafe/bar, and lounge/nightclub. The highest recipient of votes in each category will be announced at the Awards Ceremony and declared the winner of the 2009 AIA|LA People’s Choice Award!

Alina Munoz
Author: Alina Munoz