Without further ado, the winners from the 2011 AIA/LA Restaurant Design Awards. Last year no clear winning theme, this year champs embodied a cleaner, more modern aesthetic overall. Have at it.
The Spare Room, Elizabeth Daniels 1/11
People's Choice Award Winners
Lounge/Nightclub: The Spare Room (Hollywood) - designed by FER Studio, LLP and Studio Collective
Cafe/Bar: Mendocino Farms (Marina del Rey) - designed by POON Design Inc.
Restaurant: Grace Restaurant (Portland, ME) - R. Dean Bingham, AIA & Tivi Design
Jury Award Winners
Lounge/Nightclub: Incenhaurers (Austin, TX) - designed by Michael Hsu Office of Architecture
Cafe/Bar: City Center's Aria Pool Deck (Vegas) - designed by GRAFT
Cafe/Bar: Earl's Gourmet Grub (LA) - designed by FreelandBuck
Restaurant: Lukshon (Culver City) - MASS Architecture and Design
Restaurant: Pitfire Pizza (Culver City) - Bestor Architecture
Restaurant: The Wright at the Guggenheim Museum (NYC) - designed by Andre Kikoski Architecture
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