2021 CODAaward Winners

The internationally acclaimed CODAawards celebrate the projects that most successfully integrate commissioned art into interior, architectural, or public spaces. Commissioned Art Matters - and the CODAawards celebrate this. The CODAawards program honors the individuals and the teams whose collective imaginations create the public and private spaces that inspire us every day.

Commercial

Evolve 17

Submitted by Gensler

Reston, Virginia

“I absolutely love this project as it is otherworldly, sublime, and visually compelling.”

Education

Eon

Submitted by Landmarks

Austin, Texas

“Amazing digital commission that celebrates place and engages the viewers.”

Healthcare

SOLA (Tunnel of Light)

Submitted by Squidsoup

London, United Kingdom

“Absolutely amazing.  Totally lifts the spirit.”

Hospitality

CHANGSHA INSUN INTERNATIONAL CINEMA

Changsha, China

“The design presents a seamless integration of creative and interactive elements which underscore the concept of cinema in an immersive way.”

Institutional

AGENT CRYSTALLINE

Edmonton, Alberta

“In a strong, out-reaching stance, this installation seems to be either in conversation or dancing with the adjacent building. To me, this is a joyous melding of architecture and art.”

Landscape

Better Place Forest - Point Arena

Submitted by David Fletcher

San Francisco, California

“Artworks thrive when the process and implementation embrace and reflect the values of the intended mission.”

Liturgical

All Saints Church

Nuremburg, Germany

“The beauty of this glass art is that it IS the architecture – not merely an additional adornment nor window decoration, but an essential structural element – glorious, translucent, strong and self-supporting.”

Public Spaces

Tucson’s January 8th Memorial: The Embrace

Submitted by Rebeca Mendez

Tuscon, AZ, United States

“This project connects us across time and space.  A haunting memory is transformed into a fluid, elevating, poetic experience.”

Residential

Ivan Navarro, The Ladder

Submitted by Keehn On Art

San Francisco, California

“Simply stunning integration of art in a way that also heralds place as art.”

Transportation

Sea Change

Submitted by Jill Anholt Studio

North Vancouver, British Columbia

“A beautiful and transformative way to bring light to a location that needed it.”

People's Choice 1

YU Seafood Yorkdale Mall

Submitted by Dialogue 38 Inc.

Toronto, Ontario

A poetic experience welcomes all guests and visitors.”

People's Choice 2

Windows for the Cathedral Saint Eccehomo of Valledupar, Colombia

Submitted by Daniel Castillo

Valledupar, Columbia

“The use of colors integrate so well into the environment, resulting in a visually stunning structure that reinforces the calm nature that it is nestled in.”

Merit Winners

Commercial

Chase Center Chandelier

Submitted by Studio 1Thousand

Mezzo

Submitted by Artello

Please Be Seated

Submitted by UAP | Urban Art Projects

Education

Cleveland State University Science Building - Commissioned Sculpture

Submitted by Virginia Kistler

Transition Mirrors

Submitted by Marisa Ferreira

GOLDEN SPIRAL

Submitted by WOWHAUS

Healthcare

Cleveland Clinic Children's Hospital

Submitted by Dimensional Innovations

Harmonic Grove: OLOLCH

Submitted by Christopher Janney

Flower Trail

Submitted by Kana Tanaka

Hospitality

SFC SHANGYING CINEMA LUXE

Submitted by One Plus Partnership

MIDDLE HOUSE HOTEL, Shanghai

Submitted by Alison Pickett Corporate Art & Sculpture Consultants

The Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino: Transmigrations and Slat City

Submitted by Building 180

Institutional

Menokin Remembrance Structure

Submitted by REID architecture PLLC

Digital Graffiti at Alys Beach

Submitted by Brett Phares

3i019 Site-Specific Installation at Museo Amparo

Submitted by MAGDALENA FERNANDEZ ARRIAGA

Landscape

Electric Desert

Submitted by Klip Collective

Approach

Submitted by Daniel Winterich

Golden Ramhorn

Submitted by Jessica Bodner

Liturgical

Falls of the Ohio

Submitted by Guy Kemper

Stained Glass Windows for the Cathedral of Saint Eccehomo of Valledupar, Colombia 

Submitted by Daniel Castillo

Public Spaces

Anri Sala, Time No Longer

Submitted by Weingarten Art Group

Olafur Eliasson, Seeing Spheres

Submitted by Keehn On Art

Selfie Panda

Submitted by UAP | Urban Art Projects

Residential

Bawuwan

Submitted by UAP | Urban Art Projects

Sculpting an Expression of a Movement

Submitted by Figure3

The Avery Dining Room

Submitted by Michael Curry Mosaics

Transportation

O'Hare International Airport, Multi Modal Terminal

Submitted by Ross Barney Architects

Falin Mynd

Submitted by fuse*

Salt Lake City International Airport – The Canyon

Submitted by Gordon Huether + Partners, Inc.