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Associated Designs Named 2015 Best in Working Drawings

11th Aug, 2015 | Filed under Announcements, Articles, Blog

ARDA Best in Working Drawings, Award Winning House Plan, Home Plans


Washington, D.C., Friday, August 7, 2015 – The America Institute of Building Design (AIBD) named Associated Designs Inc. as one of its top designers in the seventh annual American Residential Design Awards (ARDA) in Providence, RI. During a banquet dinner held in conjunction with the AIBD Annual Conference, Associated Designs was awarded the ARDA trophy in working drawings. The winning entries were chosen from approximately 118 finished and proposed projects submitted by 30 designers from across the nation.

Associated Designs submitted the Tillamook 30-519 home design as an example of the thoroughness and attention to detail of their construction drawings. The designers; Rick McAlexander, Tim Thompson, and Kelly Alvord have over 65 years of combined home design experience and the three have been working together from almost the beginning. It's important to Associated Designs to provide their clients and customers with the most complete set of construction drawings to help ensure construction of a quality home.

ARDA is a progression of the AIBD Annual Design Competition, which has been in existence for more than 60 years. This year’s final panel includes Hillary Gottemoeller, Hanley Wood, Washington, DC; Jaclyn Toole, Senior Program Manager, Green Building at National Association of Home Builders, Washington, DC; and the ARDA Committee Chairperson Michael Battaglia, Dayton, OH.

The American Institute of Building Design is a nationally recognized organization dedicated to supporting and promoting residential design professionals. Its members have specialized knowledge and expertise in residential design and are held to a high level of professionalism and ethics in their business practices. You can trust an AIBD member to bring a combination of talent and practical value to your project.

The winning ARDA entries are published at  

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