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CCY Architects of Basalt named AIA Colorado Firm of 2015

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Cottle Carr Yaw Architects of Basalt was selected by the American Institute of Architects Colorado Chapter as the Colorado Firm of the Year for 2015.

The award is the highest honor the institute bestows on an architecture firm. It is awarded to a firm that consistently produces distinguished architecture, contributes to the profession and has set an example both in design and leadership. The firm awarded must have great depth and breadth and be widely known for quality work that is the product of a collaborative environment.

"CCY is widely respected for creating consistently outstanding architecture that beautifully embodies our regionally inspired style and values. The jury's selection of CCY as AIA Colorado's Firm of the Year award acknowledges the maturity and depth of their portfolio and practice," said American Institute of Architects Colorado Jury Chair Scott Rodwin.

Cottle Carr Yaw uses innovative and elegant solutions to respond to the region and has created a diverse legacy of national and international hospitality, mixed-use and residential work, with projects that reflect contemporary lifestyles in more than 20 states and several countries.

Within the Roaring Fork Valley, Cottle Carr Yaw has designed The Hideout, a children's ski center at Buttermilk, Elk Camp restaurant at Snowmass, the Limelight Hotel, The Little Nell and numerous residences. They were selected by the Aspen Art Museum and famed international architect Shigeru Ban to carry out the Aspen Art Museum design as the architect of record based on demonstrated ability to work on complex buildings with multiple engineers, contractors, city planning and building agencies.