AWARDS FOR CORNERSTONE DESIGN AND ITS
- CDI President David Esau, AIA, was awarded the 2003
Vander Hyden Award by the Washtenaw Contractors Association, for
his extensive civic involvement in support of the design and
construction industry. David is the first individual architect
to receive the award since it was established in 1977.
David was named Young Architect of the Year by AIA Huron Valley
on the basis of design quality and community involvement, 2002.
Cornerstone Design has worked on several projects with
Avalon Housing, an Ann Arbor based non-profit providing
low income housing. One of those projects, shown here,
is Arbordale Apartments, a renovation of an existing 39
unit complex, to address deferred maintenance issues and
provide an accessible unit.
- Avalon Housing awarded David its Community Service
Award for contributions to the organizationís efforts to develop
low-income housing, 2001.
- The Arbordale Apartments renovation project, in Ann
Arbor, MI, was awarded the Pyramid Award for Best Project Team
(under $3 million), by the Washtenaw Contractors Association,
2001. Recipients were Avalon Housing (owner), Cornerstone Design
(architect), and Phoenix Contractors (general contractor).
- In a previous employment, CDI Principal David Esau
designed a church classroom addition to historic Marion
Presbyterian Church, in Marion, KS. The project was the
recipient of the Kansas Society of Architects Award for
Excellence, 1988; and the Kansas Preservation Alliance Award,