John Staub Awards

Submissions for the 2021 John Staub Awards are now open and will remain open throughout 2020 and into 2021. The deadline for submissions for the 2021 John Staub Awards is August 14, 2021. Visit the ICAA Texas Chapter website for more information.

The Texas Chapter is pleased to announce the John Staub Awards program. These awards recognize and promote excellence in the classical and vernacular traditions. Awards will go to design and craftsmanship that contributes to these traditions in Texas and, in turn, builds on the legacy of John Staub.

In 2011, the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Texas Chapter (ICAA Texas) launched the inaugural John  Staub Awards. Named for residential architect John Staub, who designed numerous traditionally styled homes  from  the 1920s to 1960s in Texas, the Awards  recognize  projects within Texas by local  practitioners who are committed to promoting excellence in the classical and vernacular  traditions.  Winners and nominees include architects, designers, and artisans whose  projects work toward further building on the  incredible legacy of John  Staub. The awards are held on a biennially in the  fall over the course of a two-day event.

Find the submission form here.

Image: Longwood Farm | Curtis & Windham Architects | Residential Architecture - more than 10,000sf

Award categories
Residential Architecture
Less than 5,000 sf
Residential Architecture
5,000 sf - 10,000 sf
Residential Architecture
More than 10,000 sf
Addition / Renovation / Folly
Historic Preservation
Institutional / Civic / Ecclesiastic / Multi-Family / Commercial Architecture
Residential Interiors
Commercial Interiors
One-Room Interior
Residential Landscape
Institutional / Civic / Ecclesiastic / Multi-Family / Commercial Landscape
Craftsmanship
Fine Art
Winners from
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Longwood Farm"
Winner - Residential Architecture - more than 10,000sf
Don B. McDonald Architects - "Boot Ranch House"
Winner - Residential Architecture - 5,000sf-10,000sf
Don B. McDonald - "Esperanza Ranch House"
Winner - Residential Architecture - 5,000sf-10,000sf
Curtis & Windham and Candra Scott & Anderson - "Carisbrooke Farm"
Winner - Residential Architecture - under 5,000sf
William S. Briggs, Architect - "Highland Park Residence"
Winner - Addition/Renovation
Michael Imber Architects - "Magnolia Hill"
Winner - Folly
Marcus Mohon Interiors - "Old World Charm"
Winner - Residential Interiors
Marie Flanigan Interiors - "Bellaire Boulevard"
Winner - One-Room Interior
Fisher Heck Architects - "The Karnes County Courthouse"
Historic Preservation
Dalgliesh Gilpin Paxton Architects - "Old Parkland West Campus"
Winner - Commercial Architecture
Michael Imber Architects and Core Architects - "Phi Mu Fraternity House at the University of Arkansas"
Winner - Institutional Architecture
Newberry Architecture and Suzanne Turner Associates - "French Chateau Landscape"
Winner - Residential Landscape
Iron Age Studio - "Metalwork - Old Parkland Campus"
Winner - Craftsmanship
Jim Lenahan - "Thornhill Banquet Hall & Outdoor Education Center"
Winner - Emerging Professional
V Fine Homes - "Lizzie’s House"
Honorable Mention - Residential Architecture – 5,000 sf-10,000 sf
Dillon Kyle Architects - "Shadow Lawn Residence"
Honorable Mention - Addition/Renovation
Wilson Fuqua Architects - "The Orangery"
Honorable Mention - Folly
Pickering House Interiors - "A House Refreshed"
Honorable Mention - Residential Interiors
Marie Flanigan Interiors - "East 10th ½ Street"
Honorable Mention - One-Room Interior
Curtis & Windham - "Church of the Heavenly Rest"
Honorable Mention - Ecclesiastic Architecture
Architexas - "Arno Nowotny Building – The University of Texas at Austin
Honorable Mention - Historic Preservation
Paul J. Labadie - "Twin Double Swing Doors in French Provincial Style"
Honorable Mention - Craftsmanship
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Italianate Palazzo"
Winner- Residential Architecture - more than 10,000sf
Michael Imber Architects - "River Ranch"
Winner - Residential Architecture - 5,000sf-10,000sf
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Meadow Lake Residence"
Winner - Residential Architecture - 5,000sf-10,000sf
Larry E. Boerder Architects - "Spanish Colonial Cabana"
Winner - Addition/Renovation/Folly
Tarrant County Courthouse Clock Tower - "Tinwell, Inc."
Winner - Historic Preservation
Cathy Kincaid Interiors - "Beverly Drive Historic Residence"
Winner - Residential Interiors
Don B. McDonald - "Cellars at the Pearl"
Winner - Commercial Interiors
Jackson & Ryan Architects - "The Sheridan Center Chapel"
Winner - One Room Interior
Moss Landscaping - "Longfellow Gardens"
Winner - Residential Landscape
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Glenwood Cemetery Memorial"
Winner - Commercial Landscape
Paul J. Labadie - "Spanish Renaissance Butlers Pantry"
Winner - Craftsmanship
Hull Historical - "Historic Millwork - English & French"
Winner - Craftsmanship
David M. Schwarz - "The Westbrook & The Commerce Building"
Honorable Mention - Institutional / Civic / Ecclesiastic / Multi-Family / Commercial Architecture
Lanson B. Jones & Co. - "Formal English Estate"
Honorable Mention - Residential Landscapex
Don B. McDonald Architect - "Rio Grande Ranch"
Winner - Residential Architecture over 5,000 sf
Don B. McDonald Architect - "Geneseo"
Winner - Residential Architecture under 5,000 sf.
Don B. McDonald Architect - "San Antonio Stone Cottage"
Winner - Addition/Renovation
Stern and Bucek Architects - "Baker Commons"
Winner - Historic Preservation
William S. Briggs - "City Park Pavilion"
Winner - Institutional/Civic/Ecclesiastic/Commercial Architecture
Courtney Hill Interiors - "London Berry Road Residence"
Winner - Residential Interiors
Lyn Muse Interiors - "Lucchese"
Winner - Commercial Interiors
Juarez & Juarez Residential Design - "Billiards Room"
Winner - One Room Interior
McDugald – Steele Landscape Architects - "Jacobean Renaissance Garden"
Winner - Residential Landscape
Russ Thayer - "Bexar County Court House Restoration"
Winner - Craftsmanship
Joseph Manca - "George Washington's Eye"
Winner - Fine Arts
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Courtyward Residence"
Honor Award - Residential Architecture under 5,000 sf
Michael G. Imber, Architect - "Bertolet Residence"
Honor Award - Residential Architecture under 5,000 sf
White Construction Company - "Texas Governor's Mansion"
Honor Award - Historic Preservation
Curtis & Windham Architects - "St. John’s Campus Center Expansion"
Honor Award - Institutional / Civic / Ecclesiastic / Commercial Architecture
Paul J. Labadie - "Chinese Chippendale Cabinet Crown"
Honor Award - Craftsmanship
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Del Monte Residence"
Honorable Mention - Residential Architecture over 5,000 sf
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Las Campanas"
Honorable Mention - Residential Architecture under 5,000 sf
Dillon Kyle Architecture - "Meadow Lake Residence"
Honorable Mention - Addition / Renovation
Stern and Bucek Architects - "Sengelmann Hall"
Honorable Mention - Historic Preservation
Marie Flanigan Interiors - "River Oaks Guest Quarters"
Honorable Mention - Residential Interiors
Constance Chantilis - "Shell Powder Room"
Honorable Mention - Craftsmanship
Michael G. Imber, Architects - "Turnberry Residence"
Winner - Residential Architecture more than 5,000 sf
Michael G. Imber, Architects - "Southern Living House"
Winner - Residential Architecture less than 5,000 sf
Curtis & Windham Architects - "South Boulevard Addition"
Landscape Architecture
Ann Wolf Interior Decoration - "River Oaks Residence"
Winner - Interior Design
Hull Historical, Inc. - "Athens Stable Bunk"
Winner - Architecture / Craftsman
Hyde Park Mouldings, Inc. - "Decorative Plaster Coffered Ceiling"
Winner - Architecture/Craftsman
Larry E. Boerder Architects - "Beverly Residence"
Honorable Mention - Residential Architecture more than 5,000sf
Bartlett Stone Company - "Limestone Corinthian Capitals"
Honorable Mention - Architecture / Craftsman
William Hablinski Architecture - "Villa Sienna"
Honorable Mention - Residential Architecture
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Office Interiors"
Honorable Mention - Interior Design
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Bonney Brier Residence and Gardens"
Winner - Residential Architecture 5,000-10,000 sf
Don B. McDonald, Architect - "Boot Ranch House"
Winner - Residential Architecture 5,000-10,000 sf
Michael G. Imber, Architects - "Casa De Las Lomas"
Winner - Residential Architecture 5,000-10,000 sf
Michael G. Imber, Architects - "Rancho Del Cielo"
Winner - Residential Architecture 5,000-10,000 sf
Don B. McDonald, Architect - "Pedernales Ranch House"
Winner - Residential Architecture 5,000-10,000 sf
Paul J. Labadie, Craftsman - "Paneled Dining Room"
Winner - Craftsmanship
Larry E. Boerder, Architects - "Rheims Place Residence"
Honorable Mention - Residential Architecture more than 5,000sf
Don B. McDonald, Architect - "San Antonio Pool Pavilion"
Honorable Mention - Landscape Architecture
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Inverness Residence & Gardens"
Honorable Mention - Residential Architecture
Dibello Architects - "Texas Folk Victorian"
Honorable Mention - Residential Architecture less than 5,000sf
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Knollwood Residence and Gardens"
Winner - Residential Architecture over 5,000 sf
Ralph L. Duesing Architect - "A Vermont Farm Residence"
Winner - Residential Architecture over 5,000 sf
Don B. McDonald Architect - "Harvey Ranch House"
Winner - Residential Architecture over 5,000 sf
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Willowick Residence"
Winner - Residential Architecture over 5,000 sf
Jay Baker Architects - "Bell House"
Winner - Residential Architecture under 5,000 sf
Colby Design - "Courtyard Residence"
Winner - Residential Architecture under 5,000 sf
Jay Baker Architects - "Criner House"
Winner - Residential Architecture under 5,000 sf
Hull Homes w/ Christine G.H. Franck, Inc. - "Byrd Residence Renovation"
Winner - Restoration and/or Renovation
Clayton & Little Architects - "Byrne-Reed House"
Winner - Restoration and/or Renovation
Michael G. Imber, Architects - "Hacienda at Escondido"
Winner - Architecture
Lambert Landscape Co. Paul Fields, RLA, ASLA - "Giardino Verde"
Winner - Landscape Architecture
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Knollwood Residence and Gardens"
Winner - Landscape Architecture
Michael G. Imber, Architect / Susan B. Bozeman Designs, Inc - "Beachtown Coastal Living"
Winner - Interior Architecture and/or Interior Design
Michael G. Imber, Architect - "Olmos Park"
Winner - Urban Design
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Inwood Pool Pavilion"
Garden Building
Smith Ekblad and Associates - "Orangerie"
Winner - Garden Building
Hull Historical - "Stations of the Cross Frames"
Winner - Craftsmanship
Hull Historical - "Lyon Home"
Winner - Craftsmanship
Curtis & Windham Architects - "Inverness Residence"
Honorable Mention - Residential Architecture over 5,000 sf
Michael G. Imber, Architect - "Medina River Ranch"
Honorable Mention - Residential Architecture over 5,000 sf
Jackson & Ryan Architects - "Saint Martin's Episcopal Church"
Honorable Mention - Architecture

"Longwood Farm" Curtis & Windham Architects Residential Architecture - more than 10,000sf

"Boot Ranch House" Don B. McDonald Architects Residential Architecture - 5,000sf-10,000sf

"Esperanza Ranch House" Don B. McDonald Residential Architecture - 5,000sf-10,000sf

"Carisbrooke Farm" Curtis & Windham and Candra Scott & Anderson Residential Architecture - under 5,000sf

"Highland Park Residence" William S. Briggs, Architect Addition/Renovation

"Magnolia Hill" Michael Imber Architects Folly

"Old World Charm" Marcus Mohon Interiors Residential Interiors

"Bellaire Boulevard" Marie Flanigan Interiors One-Room Interior

"The Karnes County Courthouse" Fisher Heck Architects Historic Preservation

"Old Parkland West Campus" Dalgliesh Gilpin Paxton Architects Commercial Architecture

"Phi Mu Fraternity House at the University of Arkansas" Michael Imber Architects and Core Architects Institutional Architecture

"French Chateau Landscape" Newberry Architecture and Suzanne Turner Associates Residential Landscape

"Metalwork - Old Parkland Campus" Iron Age Studio Craftsmanship

"Thornhill Banquet Hall & Outdoor Education Center" Jim Lenahan Emerging Professional

"Lizzie’s House" V Fine Homes Residential Architecture – 5,000 sf-10,000 sf

"Shadow Lawn Residence" Dillon Kyle Architects Addition/Renovation

"The Orangery" Wilson Fuqua Architects Folly

"A House Refreshed" Pickering House Interiors Residential Interiors

"East 10th ½ Street" Marie Flanigan Interiors One-Room Interior

Church of the Heavenly Rest Curtis & Windham Ecclesiastic Architecture

"Arno Nowotny Building – The University of Texas at Austin" Architexas Historic Preservation

"Twin Double Swing Doors in French Provincial Style" Paul J. Labadie Craftsmanship

"Italianate Palazzo" Curtis & Windham Architects Residential Architecture - more than 10,000sf

"River Ranch" Michael Imber Architects Residential Architecture - 5,000sf-10,000sf

"Meadow Lake Residence" Curtis & Windham Architects Residential Architecture - 5,000sf-10,000sf

"Spanish Colonial Cabana" Larry E. Boerder Architects Addition/Renovation/Folly

"Tinwell, Inc." Tarrant County Courthouse Clock Tower Historic Preservation

"Beverly Drive Historic Residence" Cathy Kincaid Interiors Residential Interiors

"Cellars at the Pearl" Don B. McDonald Commercial Interiors

"The Sheridan Center Chapel" Jackson & Ryan Architects One Room Interior

"The Sheridan Center Chapel" Jackson & Ryan Architects One Room Interior

"Glenwood Cemetery Memorial" Curtis & Windham Architects Commercial Landscape

"Spanish Renaissance Butlers Pantry" Paul J. Labadie Craftsmanship

"Historic Millwork - English & French" Hull Historical Craftsmanship

"The Westbrook & The Commerce Building" David M. Schwarz Institutional/Civic/Ecclesiastic/Multi-Family/Commercial Architecture

"Formal English Estate" Lanson B. Jones & Co. Residential Landscape

Don B. McDonald Architect's "Rio Grande Ranch" Residential Architecture over 5,000 sf.

Don B. McDonald Architect's "Geneseo" Residential Architecture under 5,000 sf.

Don B. McDonald Architect's "San Antonio Stone Cottage" Addition/Renovation

Stern and Bucek Architects' "Baker Commons" Historic Preservation

William S. Briggs' "City Park Pavilion" Institutional/Civic/Ecclesiastic/Commercial Architecture

Courtney Hill Interiors' "London Berry Road Residence" Residential Interiors

Lyn Muse Interiors' "Lucchese" Commercial Interiors

Juarez & Juarez Residential Design's "Billiards Room" One Room Interior

McDugald – Steele Landscape Architects' "Jacobean Renaissance Garden" Residential Landscape

Russ Thayer' "Bexar County Court House Restoration" Craftsmanship

Joseph Manca's "George Washington's Eye" Fine Arts