Awards + Accolades

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Awards + Accolades

Since its founding, R+B has been honored with many design awards and accolades. A complete listing of recognition is below.

2021

Luxe Interiors+Design Gold List, Jan 2021
Firm – Architecture, Interior Design

Mountain Living – Jan/Feb 2021
Firm – Top Architects and Designers List

2020

Best of 2020 Aspen/Snowmass
#3 Architecture Firm, #2 Interior Design Firm

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles FABULOUS List

AIA Colorado Firm of the Year

AIA Colorado Award of Merit
Art Barn

ENR Mountain States Top 25 Design Firms

PSMJ Circle of Excellence

Outstanding Women in Business, Denver Business Journal Finalist
Sarah Broughton

Denver business Journal, Denver-Area Largest Architecture Firms

Best of Houzz Design

Mountain Living Top Female Architect
Sarah Broughton

 

2019

IIDA BESTaward
Art Barn – Live Residential

 Colorado CARE Awards
Mesa Building – Commercial Remodel

Colorado CARE Awards
Art Barn – Custom Home 5,000 – 7,500 SF

AIA Colorado
Ridge House – Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Editor’s Choice Award

AIA Colorado
Aspen Times Building and Suites at the Hotel Jerome – Award of Distinction

AIA Colorado
Aspen Times Building and Suites at the Hotel Jerome – Honorable Mention

Historic Preservation Commission (HPC)
Historic Preservation Award – Mesa Store

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles Magazine, Home of the Year
Ridge House

Luxe RED Awards
Major Restoration or Renovation – Ridge House

International Design Awards
Architecture – Art Barn

Mountain Lifestyle Magazine
Top Architects and Designers List

Colorado Homes & Lifestyles, FABULOUS LIST

ENR Colorado/Wyoming Top Design Firms 2019

 

2018

ID Best of Year
Art Barn – Honoree for Country House category

IIDA BESTawards
Hotel Boulderado – Play

IIDA BESTawards
Ridge House –  Live Residential

Colorado CARE Awards
Ridge House –  Best of Show

Colorado CARE Awards
Ridge House – Whole House Remodel Over $1Mil

Colorado CARE Awards
The Lookout – Custom Home 7-10k sq ft

AIA Design Awards, Notable in Denver
Art Barn – Custom Residential

AIA Design Awards, Notable in Aspen
Victorian Square – Commercial

INTERIOR DESIGN Rising Giants

PSMJ Circle of Excellence

ASID Crystal Awards – Residential
The Lookout –  Best New Construction Over 7k Sq Ft

ASID Crystal Awards – Residential
Sopris Ranch –  Best New Construction Under 4k Sq Ft

ASID Crystal Awards – Residential
Ridge House –  Best New Renovation Over 4k Sq Ft

ASID Crystal Awards – Residential
DB11 Maison Bianca – Best Residential Renovation Under 4k Sq Ft

ASID Crystal Awards – Residential
Ridge House –  Best Kitchen Remodel

ASID Crystal Awards – Hospitality
Matsuhisa –  Best Hospitality Project Under 10k Sq Ft

ASID Crystal Awards – Commercial
Matsuhisa – Judges Merit Award

International Design Awards (Honorable Mention)
Ridge House – Architecture

Luxe RED Awards
Sopris Ranch – Classic Architecture

NEWH TopID – Rocky Mountain Chapter
 Matsuhisa Denver, Breckeridge Residence Inn, Limelight Ketchum

The Best Restaurant Architects in Denver

Top 25 Denver Area Architecture Firms, Denver Business Journal

 

2017

NEWH TopID – Rocky Mountain Chapter
Matsuhisa Denver, Hyatt Regency Denver, Honor Society

American Planning Association Colorado Merit Award
City of Aspen Commercial Design Standards and Guidelines

INTERIOR DESIGN Rising Giants

ASID Crystal Award – Residential
Game On – New Construction 4000-7000 square feet

PSMJ Circle of Excellence

Top 25 Denver Area Architecture Firms, Denver Business Journal

AIA10 Historic Preservation Award
Hotel Jerome

AIA People’s Choice Award Online Submittals – Detail
Meadow House Stairs

 AIA People’s Choice Award Online Submittals – Most Creative use of Scaled Figure
Stein Building

AIA People’s Choice Award Online Submittals – Best Example of an Elevation
Finnish Sauna

AIA People’s Choice Award Online Submittals – Best Example of Relationship Between Interior and Exterior
Spa and Patio Space

 

2016

AIA Colorado State Honorable Mention
Game On – Residential Architecture category

AIA Colorado Denver Honorable Mention
Game On –Residential Architecture category

IIDA BESTaward – Rocky Mountain Chapter
Matsuhisa – Hospitality “Eat+Drink” category

ARCHITECT Top 50

AIA Colorado West Honorable Mention
Honor Society – Honorable Mention in Commercial/Institutional category

AIA Colorado West Award of Excellence
Black Magic –Award of Excellence for Residential Under $1 Million

INTERIOR DESIGN Hospitality Giants

INTERIOR DESIGN Rising Giants

PSMJ Circle of Excellence

AIA Colorado YAAG Awards – Adaptive Reuse and/or Historic Preservation
White House Tavern – Dana Ganssle Ellis

AIA Colorado YAAG Online Submittals – Best Digital Exterior Rendering
Ridge House

AIA Colorado YAAG Online Submittals – Best Example of an Elevation
Bowman Building

AIA Colorado and luxe interiors + design Magazine
McLain Flats –  Architects’ Choice Award

 

2015

INTERIOR DESIGN Hospitality Giants

IIDA BEST Awards – Rocky Mountain Chapter
Game On – Residential “Live” category

AIA Colorado West Merit Award
McLain Flats – Interior Design

AIA Colorado West Citation Award
Game On – Residential- $1 Million-$3 Million

AIA Colorado West Citation Award
Der Berghof: Maison Bianca – Residential-Less than $1 Million

Denver Business Journal “PowerBook”
Finalist: Architecture Category – Sarah Broughton, AIA

INTERIOR DESIGN Rising Giants

ASID Crystal Award – Residential
McLain Flats – Renovation over 4,000 Square Feet

PSMJ Circle of Excellence

ERN Mountain States
Top Design Firms – Colorado/Wyoming States (#42)

 

2014

INTERIOR DESIGN Hospitality Giants

IIDA MERIT Awards – Rocky Mountain Chapter
Black Birch Modern – Residential “Live” category

IIDA BEST Awards – Rocky Mountain Chapter
Woody Creek Distillery – Hospitality “Play” category

ASID Crystal Award – Commercial
Woody Creek Distillers – Under 20,000 Square Feet and Judges’ Merit Award for Best Overall Commercial

ASID Crystal Award – Commercial
Woody Creek Distillers – Merit Award for Best Overall Commercial

INTERIOR DESIGN Rising Giants

HPC Award
White House Tavern – Historic Preservation Commission Award for Renovation

Denver 2030 District
Founding Member Award

PSMJ Circle of Excellence

ERN Mountain States Top Design Firms 

LEED Certified
R+B Aspen Office

 

2013

INTERIOR DESIGN Hospitality Giants

ENR Mountain States Merit Award
Hotel Jerome – Merit Award for Best Project

INTERIOR DESIGN Rising Giants
Residences at Snowmass

AIA Colorado West Merit Award
Element 47 – Merit Award for Interior Design

ASID Crystal Award – Hospitality
Hotel Jerome – Hospitality Award

ASID Crystal Awards – Commercial
Hotel Jerome – Judges Merit Award

ASID Crystal Award – Residential
Westcliffe Custom House – Residential Award

ASID Crystal Award – Residential
Westcliffe Custom House – Judges’ Merit Award for Best Overall Residential

Mountain Living, Top Mountain Architects & Interior Designers

HPC Award
Hotel Jerome – Historic Preservation Commission Award for Renovation

PSMJ Circle of Excellence

IIDA MERIT Awards – Rocky Mountain Chapter
Hotel Jerome – Hospitality “Play” category

IIDA BEST Awards – Rocky Mountain Chapter
Westcliffe – Residential “Live” category

Hospitality Design Award Finalist
Hotel Jerome – Nightclub, Bar, or Lounge

 

2012

IHMRS Gold Key Award – Best Hotel Design for a Resort
St. Regis Aspen Resort

AIA Colorado West – Honor Award
Crandall Building – Historic Preservation

INTERIOR DESIGN Hospitality Giants

Second 100 INTERIOR DESIGN Giants

PSMJ Circle of Excellence

Aspen Historic Preservation Commission
Crandall Building

IIDA BEST Awards
Caribou 6

IIDA BEST Awards
BB’s Kitchen

ASID Crystal Awards
Caribou 6

ASID Crystal Awards
Caribou 6

Aspen Chamber Resort Association – Business of the Year
Firm Achievement

 

2011

INTERIOR DESIGN Magazine Top 75 Interior Design Firms – Hospitality

NEWH – Top Rocky Mountain Interior Design Firms

AIA Colorado West – Merit Award
BB’s Kitchen

PSMJ Circle of Excellence

 

2010

Mountain States Construction Magazine Top Intermountain Design Firms

Mountain States Construction Magazine Gold Hard Hat Award
The Little Nell

AIA Colorado West – Award of Citation
Otto’s House

Mountain States Construction Magazine Top 20 Under 40
Firm Principal Sarah Broughton, AIA

 

2009

AIA Colorado – Young Firm of the Year

Wave of the Future Award

PSMJ Circle of Excellence

ASID Colorado – Interior Design Award
Sneaky’s Tavern

Silver Hard Hat Award
Sneaky’s Tavern

AIA Colorado – Architects’ Choice Award
1305 Ranch

 

2008

ASID Colorado – Interior Design Award
Crave Kitchen

HD Award – Hospitality Design Magazine
Aspen Square 410

 

2007

AIA Colorado West – Award of Citation
Durant Loft

 

2006

ASID Colorado – Interior Design Award
Red House