Award Winning Architecture, Interior Design and Planning

2018

  • Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards, Honorable Mention, Stringfellow Transit Center



2017

  • Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Award for Excellence, Tysons Pimmit Regional Library


2016

  • National Association for Industrial and Office Parks, Merit Award, Stringfellow Transit Center


2013      

  • Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards, Award for Excellence, United Christian Parish of Reston

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Award of Merit in Architecture, Congregation Olam Tikvah

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Award of Merit in Architecture, United Christian Parish of Reston


2012

  • National Association for Industrial and Office Parks, Award of Excellence, I66 Transfer Station Operations Center

  • Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards, Award for Excellence, I66 Transfer Station Operation Center

  • Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Award for Excellence, I66 Transfer Station Operation Center


2011

  • American Public Works Association –National Public Works Project of America, Martha Washington Library

  • Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards, Merit Award, Congregation Olam Tikvah

  • Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards, Honorable Mention, Martha Washington Library

  • American Public Works Association VA-DC-MD Chapter, Regional Project of the Year, Martha Washington Library


2010      

  • National Association for Industrial and Office Parks, Award of Excellence, Martha Washington Library

  • Virginia Society AIA, T. David Fitz-Gibbon Firm AwardIn Recognition of the Firm’s Consistent Production of Distinguished Architecture

  • Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Award of Excellence, Martha Washington Library


2008      

  • New York Chapter AIA, Award of Merit in Urban Design, Pentagon Reservation: Perimeter Security & Pedestrian Plaza Pentagon Reservation, Washington, DC (with Rogers Marvel Architects)


2007      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Award of Merit in Architecture, Green Acres School-Activities Building Expansion, Rockville, MD


2006      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Award of Merit in Architecture, (Historic Preservation) River Park Mutual Homes, Washington, DC

  • Virginia Society AIA, Merit Award for Excellence in Design, (Historic Preservation) River Park Mutual Homes, Washington, DC


2002      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Award of Merit in Architecture, Temple Rodef Shalom, Falls Church, VA

  • Virginia Society AIA, Merit Award for Excellence in Design, Temple Rodef Shalom, Falls Church, VA


2001      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Special Citation for Architecture, Cooling Plant Addition, Reston, VA

  • Virginia Society AIA, Honor Award for Excellence in Design – (Un-built Category) Unitarian Church of the Shenandoah Valley, Frederick County, VA

  • Fairfax County Exceptional Design Awards, Merit Award, Central Cooling Plant Addition, Reston, VA


2000      

  • Masonry Institute Inc. Masonry Design First Award, Green Acres School, Rockville, MD


1999      

  • Masonry Institute Inc. Masonry Design Merit Award, Central Cooling Plant Addition, Reston, VA


1996      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, 20 Year Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture, Ritter House, Springfield, VA


1995      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Merit Award for Excellence in Architecture, Burgundy Farm Country Day School, Alexandria, VA

  • Fairfax County Exceptional Design Award, Honor Award, Burgundy Farm Country Day School, Alexandria, VA


1994      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Award of Excellence in Architecture, Break Area for AT&T Office Workers, Vienna, VA


1993      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Award of Excellence in Architecture, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Blacksburg, VA

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Merit Award for Excellence in Design, Transformations of the Chatman Bath, Alexandria, VA

  • Virginia Society AIA, Award for Design Excellence, Lubber Run Amphitheater, Arlington County, VA

  • AIA Northern Virginia, Masonry Design Honorable Mention, Office Building Addition

  • Building Better Communities Design Competition, Award of Design Excellence


1992      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Merit Award for Excellence in Design, (Un-built Category) Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Blacksburg, VA


1991      

  • Virginia Society AIA, Award for Design Excellence, 7 Day Convenience Store, Quantico, VA

  • The Alexandria Building Industry Association, Award of Excellence, Ristorante Tavola, Alexandria, VA

  • The Masonry Institute, First Award, Lorton Community Library, Fairfax County, VA

  • Fairfax County Exceptional Design Award, Merit Award, Transformation of the Corcoran Residence, Fairfax County, VA


1990      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Merit Award for Excellence in Design, Transformations of the Corcoran Residence, Great Falls, VA

  • Virginia Society AIA, Award for Excellence in Architecture, Transformations of the Corcoran Residence, Great Falls, VA

  • Virginia Masonry Council, Excellence in Masonry Design Award, Lorton Community Library, Fairfax County, VA

  • Washington Design Celebration Awards, Merit Award, AT&T Corporate Offices, Vienna, VA


1989      

  • Virginia Society AIA, Award for Excellence in Architecture, Ordinance Stripping Bunker, Quantico, VA

  • Virginia Masonry Council, First Place Residential Award, Nicholson Residence Addition, McLean, VA


1988      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Award for Excellence in Architecture, Pasta Fresca & Gastronomy, Bethesda, MD

  • Virginia Society AIA, Merit Award for Excellence in Design, Nicholson Residence Addition, McLean, VA

  • Washington Chapter AIA / Washingtonian Magazine, Award for Distinctive Residential Architecture, Nicholson Residence Addition, McLean, VA


1987      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Award for Excellence in Architecture, Nicholson Residence Addition, McLean, VA

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Award for Excellence in Architecture, Quantico Post Office, Quantico, VA

  • The Masonry Institute, First Award, Quantico Post Office, Quantico, VA


1984

  • Innovations in Housing Competition, Grand Award

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Award for Excellence in Architecture, Suzanne’s Spa, Washington, DC


1982      

  • Virginia Society AIA, Honor Award for Excellence in Design, Kayton Residence, Greene County, VA


1978      

  • Virginia Society AIA, Honor Award for Excellence in Design, LeCompte Studio, Loudoun County, VA


1977      

  • Northern Virginia Chapter AIA, Honor Award for Excellence, in Design LeCompte Studio, Loudoun County, VA


Other Honors

  • 2002 Mr. Ritter received the William C. Noland Medal, which is the highest honor bestowed by the Virginia Society AIA to an architect

  • 1991 Mr. Ritter was elevated to the College of Fellows, AIA

  • 1991 The Virginia Society AIA gave Mr. Ritter an award for Distinguished Service to the Profession

  • 1989 Mr. Ritter was the only Virginia Architect selected for inclusion in “American Architects, A Survey of Award Winning Contemporaries and their Notable Works”

  • 1989 The Northern Virginia Chapter AIA presented Mr. Ritter with an Award for Outstanding Achievement in Design, one of only six given in sixteen years

  • 1988 Mr. Ritter received an Award for Distinguished Leadership and Service from the Northern Virginia Chapter AIA

  • 1982 The American Society of College Administrators, Southeastern Region, invited Mr. Ritter to present his work during its convention, as an example of a small practice noted for its design quality