Ashton Woods, one of the nation’s largest private homebuilders, took home three American Residential Design Awards (ARDA) at the American Institute of Building Design’s (AIBD) premier award program held on August 27, 2016 at the Colorado Governor’s Mansion in Denver, Colorado. The awards recognize design excellence in the residential building industry, spotlighting some of the most creative and innovative designers, builders, architects and interior designers in the nation.
Ashton Woods received the high honor of overall Best in Show for its Summerside model — the 2,327-square-foot model located in the Freeman’s Point community in James Island, South Carolina is spacious despite the challenging limitations of the small, 40-foot lot it sits on, a point of distinction the AIBD made in awarding Ashton Woods the recognition. The judges also cited the architecture language is consistent throughout the home.
“We were inspired by the history and beauty of Charleston when designing this home,” said Valerio Muraro, director of design at Ashton Woods. “The beauty of Charleston is the surrounding natural environment, and, as a result, the architecture is casual and familiar – comfortable.”
The Summerside model also won a Grand ARDA in the Model Homes category. The model features white wood paneling contrasted with natural wood tones and statement design elements such as a distressed barn door, coral chandelier and beautiful Carrara marble. A unique touch of personalization featured in this cottage is a potting room that provides abundant opportunities for any gardening enthusiast or adventurous craftsman.
“We’re honored to receive recognition for our Summerside model,” said Ryan Lewis, president of Ashton Woods Charleston division. “The Summerside home is a friendly oasis with a coastal design that invites usability, making it the optimal Southern home.”
Ashton Woods also received a Grand ARDA for its Capri model in the Model Homes category; the Capri model is available in a neighborhood in Naples, FL.
For more information on Ashton Woods and the award-winning homes, visit www.AshtonWoods.com.
About Ashton Woods
Ashton Woods is one of the largest private homebuilding companies, blazing new trails in design and personalization to build homes as unique as the people who live in them. Collaborating with homeowners for more than 25 years, the company and its team of world-renowned designers look beyond the conventional to draw inspiration from unexpected sources, resulting in exceptional design in every Ashton Woods home. Consistently recognized as one of the most trusted builders in America according to the Lifestory Research America’s Most Trusted Builder™ Study, Ashton Woods’ collaborative approach is a key driver of its best-in-class customer satisfaction scores. For more information, or to experience the excitement of becoming another satisfied Ashton Woods homeowner, visit www.AshtonWoods.com.
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