AWARDS

  • 2017 USGBC TOP GREEN SCHOOL AWARD

    IDES took home the top green school award in Charlotte on Thursday September 21, 2017.

  • 2016 FEARLESS LEADER AWARD 
    On September 15th, 2016 at Green Gala of USGBC North Carolina, a Principal and Director of Design at Innovative Design, Brian Baewon Koh won The Fearless Leader awards recognizing his long dedication to the USGBC community in organizational and knowledge leadership..
  • 2015 THOMAS EDISON SUSTAINABLE BUSINESS AWARD
    From the USGBC-NC for the design strategy, now utilized in daylit facilities across the country, is considered an important improvement to traditional design strategies in that it produces more evenly distributed daylighting throughout the space, reduces the need to increase the height of buildings, and eliminates glare.
  • 2011 ENVIRONMENTAL EXCELLENCE AWARD – INNOVATIVE DESIGN, FOR THE WILKES COUNTY REST AREA PROJECT
    Federal Highway Administration
  • 2011 GREEN-FOR-PROFIT BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD – INNOVATIVE DESIGN
    Triangle Business Journal
  • 2008 ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD – PIONEERING EFFORTS
    City of Raleigh
  • 2008 TOP WATER SAVING SCHOOL IN THE US – NORTHERN GUILFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL, NC
    US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • 2007 BEYOND GREEN HIGH PERFORMANCE BUILDING AWARD: BEST SUSTAINABLE DESIGN IN THE COUNTRY- NORTHERN GUILFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL, NC
    Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC)

  • 2006 & 2007 NATIONAL “ENERGY STAR” AWARD
    US Environment Protection Agency (EPA)
    First architecture firm to receive this award in the US

  • 2006 DESIGN AWARD OF MERIT – WAKE COUNTY SCHOOLS, NC
    International Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)

  • 2006 TOP 10 GREEN SCHOOLS IN THE US – EAST CLAYTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, NC
    The Green Guide

  • 2005 1ST PLACE AWARD AS THE COUNTRY’S TOP SUSTAINABLE BUILDING – HERITAGE MIDDLE SCHOOL, NC
    Sustainable Buildings Industry Council (SBIC)

  • 2005 SUSTAINABLE ENERGY CHAMPION
    North Carolina State Energy Office

  • 1999 TOP 10 GREEN PROJECT – McKINNEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, TX
    AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)

  • 1997 TOP 10 GREEN PROJECT – DURANT ROAD MIDDLE SCHOOL, NC
    AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE)