Recognition

Lake|Flato has been honored with over 200 design awards, including the American Institute of Architects Firm of the Year Award in 2004 and ten Top Ten Green Project Awards from the AIA Committee on the Environment. In 2013, the firm received the Global Award for Sustainable Architecture and in 2014, Lake|Flato was inducted into the Interior Design Magazine Hall of Fame. Lake|Flato placed 6th in Architect Magazine’s 2015 Top 50 — an annual ranking of the best U.S. firms and was recently named one of the Ten Most Innovative Architecture Firms in the World by Fast Company.

Selected Awards

  • AIA Architecture Firm Award, 2004
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  • AIA Committee on the Environment Top Ten Project Award
  • 2006 (2), 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016 (2)
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  • AIA Institute Honor Award for Housing, 2008, 2014, 2016
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  • AIA Committee for Architecture on Education
  • 2005 (2), 2009, 2012, 2016
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  • AIA Institute Honor Award for Architecture, 2007 
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  • AIA Institute Honor Award for Interior Design, 2011
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  • AIA Institute Honor Award for Urban Design, 2014
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  • Texas Medal of Honor, 2009
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  • Locus Foundation Global Award for Sustainable Architecture, 2013
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  • Interior Design Magazine Hall of Fame, 2014
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Their work is...a public statement of private values that nurture within the firm a culture of excellence whose traits are an enlightened stewardship of site confirmed by a reverent approach to the land, and respect for tradition.
Eugene C. Hopkins, FAIA
Former President, American Institute of Architects