Awards and Publications

MTFA Architecture, Inc., is an award-winning, full-service architectural, interiors and planning firm. Our designs have been featured in a variety of publications and have also received numerous awards, a sampling of which is provided below.

AWARDS
Associated Builders and Contractors Excellence in Construction Award
Pope John Paul the Great High School, Dumfries, Va.

Urban Land Institute Smart Growth Award
CELC Bethesda Mixed Use, Bethesda, Md.

Honor Award for Architecture, Virginia Society American Institute of Architects
Tibetan Resettlement Community, Dehradun, In.

Urban Land Institute Smart Growth Award
The Views of Clarendon, Arlington, Va.

Community Residences Award
Urban Exchange, Harrisonburg, Va.

Brick Industry Association Brick in Architecture Award
Restaurant 3, Arlington, Va.

Collabetition Silver Award, SchoolDesigner
Fourth School Presbyterian, Potomac, Md.

Golf Index Magazine Top 25 Clubhouses in the World
Burning Tree Club, Bethesda, Md.

American General Contractors Design and Construction Award
Burning Tree Club, Bethesda, Md.

Design and Construction Award
Washington Golf and Country Club, Arlington, Va.

James B. Human Rights Award
Exemplary Commitment to Promoting Human Rights and Diversity
Tibetan Resettlement Community, Dehradun, In.

Learning by Design Citation of Excellence Award
St. Charles Borromeo Community Center, Arlington, Va.

Learning by Design Exemplary Design Recognition
Pinecrest School, Fairfax, Va.
Lutheran Church of the Redeemer Preschool, McLean, Va.

American School and University Design Excellence
Pinecrest School, Fairfax, Va.
Lutheran Church of Redeemer Preschool, McLean, Va.
Pope John Paul the Great High School, Dumfries, Va.

Honor Award for Architecture
Virginia Society American Institute of Architecture
Science Museum of Virginia, Richmond, Va.

National Design Competition Winner
Trinity Episcopal Church, Vero Beach, Fl.

Green ABBIE, Environmental design business of the year
Arlington County Government and Arlington Chamber of Commerce, Arlington, Va.

Merit Award Winner, NAIOP Design Awards
The Britt Building for new construction on historic designated site, Fairfax, Va.

Service Business of the Year
Arlington Chamber of Commerce and Arlington County ABBIES, Arlington, Va.

National Honor Award for Architecture
Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture
Sanctuary Addition and School Renovation, Falls Church Episcopal, Falls Church, Va.

Merit Award for Architecture
Washington, D.C. Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
Fort Meade Youth Activities Center, Fort George G. Meade, Md.

National Honor Award, USAF Design Awards program
Youth Activity Center, Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

Honor Award for Institutional Construction
The Virginia Masonry Institute
Sanctuary Addition and School Renovation, The Falls Church Episcopal, Falls Church, Va.

PUBLICATIONS
Washington City Paper
"Best Unbuilt Museum Gets Best Aspirational Design"

SchoolDesigner
"Paradoxical Pedagogy", "Pope John Paul the Great Library"

Planning Magazine, American Planning Association
"Church and State of the Art"

Learning by Design
Architectural Portfolio Celebrating Excellence in School Designs

American School and University
Architectural Portfolio Celebrating Outstanding School Designs

Home and Design Magazine
"Tibetan Resettlement Community, Dehradun, In."

Smart Growth Alliance News
"Smart Growth Recognizes Three Proposed Northern Virginia Developments in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William Counties"

New Directions
"Ministering to Arlington: The Innovative Redesign of Clarendon Landmark"

Washington Post
"Church Plan for Rebirth has Skeptics"

Athletic Business Magazine
"Fitness Invasion"

InForm Magazine
"Falls Church Episcopal: Traditional by Design, Modern in Spirit"

Progressive Architecture
"Fort Meade Youth Recreation Center"

Faith and Form
Design awards issue for Interfaith Forum of Art and Architecture

American Organist
"The Falls Church (Episcopal) Falls Church, Va."

Parks and Recreation Magazine
"Designing Play for Military Youth"