WILMINGTON, DE — The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Delaware recently presented Becker Morgan Group with a 2014 Citation Award in the unbuilt category for William F. Cooke, Jr. Elementary School in Hockessin, DE and the 2014 Honor Award with a special citation in sustainable design for Dover Public Library. The awards recognize significant achievements by AIA members in the planning, design, and execution of architectural projects. The awards were presented at the 2014 AIA Design Ball at The Queen Theater in Wilmington.
The new 600 student capacity William F. Cooke, Jr. Elementary School is the Red Clay Consolidated School District’s first new school in over 10 years. The design was developed through a collaborative process with teachers, staff, students and public participants to provide an exciting learning environment. Construction is currently underway, and is slated to be complete in 2015.
Located in historic downtown Dover, the new Dover Public Library reflects a balance of respecting the past and reflecting the future of the vibrant capital city. The 46,000 s/f library provides a state-of-the-art facility for learning, children and teen development, and community socialization. Sustainable efforts developed at the start of the commission earned the project LEED Gold certification. Holzman Moss Bottino Architecture was the prime Architect and Becker Morgan Group was the associate architect, civil engineer and surveyor.
Becker Morgan Group provides architecture & engineering services with offices in Delaware, Maryland, andNorth Carolina. For more information, visit www.beckermorgan.com.