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Basalt firm honored by American Institute of Architects

Staff report

Cottle Carr Yaw Architects of Basalt was selected as the 2017 Architectural Firm of the Year by the American Institute of Architects Western Mountain Region.

The honor recognizes the firm that has best produced exceptional architecture over a period of at least 10 years, has made significant contributions to the profession as well as to its community and has transcended local boundaries in making the contributions. It is the second time CCY Architects has received the award twice in the last 38 years of the recognition.

The western mountain region includes the states of Colorado, Arizona, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

“We are honored to be recognized as Firm of the Year,” said John Cottle, a partner in CCY. “It is a tremendous reflection of our collaborative process, great clients, and the talent and dedication of everyone in our firm.”

Employees of Cottle Carr Yaw contribute time and talent volunteering for and serving on the boards of over 40 Roaring Fork Valley organizations ranging in diversity from The Art Base and Aspen Junior Hockey to Habitat For Humanity and the Tenth Mountain Hut Division. The firm also provides pro bono and financial contributions to local and international groups ranging from the Aspen Community Foundation to master planning charettes for Havana, Cuba. CCY stays active in a range of professional associations including the US Green Building Council, the American Institute of Architects, the Urban Land Institute.