Awards

2015 CT PRESERVATION AWARD

Granoff Architects received an Award from the CT Trust for Historic Preservation for the design of the adaptive re-use of the Greenwich Post Office for Restoration Hardware’s new Gallery. Rich Granoff received the award at a ceremony in Hartford on April 8, along with building owner Peter Malkin and other team members on the project. The job entailed the complete restoration of the existing Beaux Arts structure, plus the addition of a new wing and second floor. The project involved and extremely complicated approvals process, 2 clients and a large team of consultants. Granoff Architects is proud to have been a part of such an important project for downtown Greenwich.

Restoration Hardware click here

2014 ABC AWARD

Granoff Architects received the first place award from the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Inc. for the Adaptive Reuse of Restoration Hardware at 310 Greenwich Avenue. The Historic neoclassical building was restored and re-imagined and now serves as backdrop for Restoration Hardware in a gallery setting. The Excellence in Construction Awards celebration honors the nation’s most innovative and high quality construction projects, safety programs and diversity programs. The 25th Annual Excellence in Construction Awards Gala will take place on March 5th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Restoration Hardware click here

2014 HOBI AWARD

Granoff Architects received the award for “Best Commercial Rehab Overall” at this year’s venue. Granoff took the existing temporary clubhouse at Pound Ridge Golf course and completely reinvigorated it. A state-of-the-art commercial kitchen was added, along with two new custom locker rooms. Finishes were upgraded throughout and are very “high end”.

At the façade, GA added two large gables flanked by a smaller entry cross-gable to bring the exterior of the building to life. Project Manager David Silver received the award at the Event. click here

Pound Ridge Clubhouse click here

2014 IDA AWARD

Granoff Architects received an “Innovation in Design Award” from CT C+G Magazine for the project at Quaker Lane in Greenwich. Quaker Lane click here.

The firm was honored at an awards ceremony at Greenwich Country Club and is published in the CT C+G July/August 2014 issue. For article click here

2014 WMPF AWARD

Armonk Square received a Commendation for Outstanding Planning Achievement by the Westchester Municipal Planning Federation (WMPF) in its annual planning awards competition. The 60,000 sf complex is located in downtown Armonk, NY. The 3 acre development includes a pedestrian zone flanked by stores and second floor apartments, a supermarket and restaurant, as well as related parking. The project was enthusiastically received by the public.

Armonk Square click here

2014 NAHB GREEN AWARD

The firm has recently received the National Association of Home Builders Green Award for “Best Single Family Project”. This is yet another achievement for The LEED Platinum Performance House, which the firm designed at 23 Brown House Road in Old Greenwich. Among the vast amount of attention this project has received, it was also featured in “4 Homes Worthy of Awards” which appeared in the magazine Fine Homebuilding in a special issued called Energy-Smart Homes, Winter 2014.

Performance House click here

2013 HOBI AWARDS

Granoff Architects was the recipient of two awards at this year’s venue. The first award was for “Best Residential Remodel” with a $1-2 million dollar budget for the home designed at Byram Shore Road in Greenwich, CT. This 4,000 S.F. house was beautifully renovated with new mahogany windows, stucco siding and a metal roof. Everything from the state of the art kitchen to the modern self-supported stair, as well as all the furnishings, were designed by Granoff Architects.

Byram Shore click here

The second award the firm received was for “Best Fairfield County Residential Remodel” with a $500K-750K budget for an existing house in Riverside, CT. Granoff Architects designed a gracious master suite addition as well as transformed the exterior of the house with all new materials, updated fenestration, and custom details. The dramatic before-and-after demonstrates the firm’s breadth of accomplishment within the given budget.

2012 HOBI AWARD

Granoff Architects received two awards at this year’s event. The first was for “Best Green Energy-Efficient Spec. Home” for a house the firm designed at 23 Brown House Road in Old Greenwich. It is one of the first LEED for Homes Platinum certified. The 4-bedroom home is super-insulated with state-of-the-art materials and systems throughout. There are solar PV panels on the roof and all of the wood throughout is FSC-Certified.

Performance House click here

The firm also received a HOBI Award for “Best Custom Home 6,000 to 7,000 S.F.” for a waterfront house in Riverside, CT. The stone and shingle design features an open floor plan, with glass walls facing Long Island Sound.

Carriglea Drive click here

LIGHT A FIRE AWARD

Rich Granoff and Granoff Architects received the “Corporate Good Neighbor” award from Moffly Media. The award was recognized on the cover of Greenwich Magazine, with a feature story (SEE LINK) and at an Awards Ceremony attended by a large group of residents.

2011 HOBI AWARD

Granoff Architects provided interior design services for a 2011 HOBI Award-winning renovation in Greenwich, CT. D.A.S. Associates, Ltd. built the original home in 1991 with Granoff Architects and completed this extensive basement renovation in 2011, which included a gym, gaming room and comfortable home theater. From the customized Ford and Chung foos ball table to the Boyd light fixture in the concession area, our interior design team was thrilled to source dramatic modern elements for this project.

Private Residence Interior Design

GA RECEIVES BUSINESS OF THE YEAR AWARD

Granoff Architects is the recipient of the 2011 Business of the Year Award from the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce. The award was presented to Rich Granoff at the 27th annual awards luncheon held at the Milbrook Club. The event was attended by over 200 Chamber members and their guests. The award celebrates Greenwich businesses that enhance the Town’s quality of life. Granoff Architects was recognized for their high quality of design work, dedication to the community and for their pro-bono design work for many local charities. Granoff Architects is a full-service design firm with a professional staff of 24 that works on a wide range of projects that include commercial and residential architecture, interior design and landscape architecture.

PROJECT OF THE YEAR

Best Custom Home over 10,000 S.F.
Best Green Custom Home
Home Builders Association of Fairfield County
Mid-Country Residence

CONNECTICUT PRESERVATION AWARD

Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation
River House

BEST SPEC HOUSE OVER 6,000 S.F.

Home Builders Association of Fairfield County
Thunder Mountain

PRESERVATION AWARD

Greenwich Historical Society
River House

BEST SPEC HOUSE OVER $9 MILLION

Home Builders Association of Fairfield County
Cherry Hill

INNOVATION IN DESIGN AWARD – BEST KITCHEN

Connecticut Cottages & Gardens Magazine
Mid-Country Kitchen

NEW YORK’S FINEST – BEST NEW HOME

Architectural Digest Magazine
Scuttlebutt Farm

BEST SPEC HOUSE OVER 10,000 S.F.

Home Builders Association of Fairfield County
Rock Maple