AWARDS & Commendations

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Keynote Speaker

2016 Bay Area Wood Solutions Fair

"Current president of the American Institute of Architects California Council (AIACC), architect Michael Malinowski will discuss how designers can act as agents of change, making small, consistent movements over time to achieve a more sustainable, efficient and beautiful built environment." May 2016

 

 

ULI Building Healthy Places Project of the Year: WAL- Warehouse Artists Loft

ULI Sacramento 2015 Vision Honors   Warehouse Artist Lofts click for more  

 

WAL Named the 2015 ULI Building Healthy Places Project of the Year  November 2015

 

 

Transit Oriented Development of the Year

Regional Transit Excellence Awards    Warehouse Artist Lofts click for more  

 

WAL Named the 2015 Transit Oriented Development of the Year March 2015

 

 

2015 Best Real Estate Projects

Sacramento Business Journal   Warehouse Artist Lofts click for more  

 

WAL selected as Best Real Estate Project  September 2015

 

 

2014 Best Real Estate Projects

Sacramento Business Journal   Ridgeway Studios click for more

 

Ridgeway Studios selected as Best Real Estate Project  Residential Rehabilitation 2014

 

Richard Upjohn Fellowship Award

AIA National Board of Directors

For contributing "To the profession of Architecture through service on the AIA National Board of Directors and who, having been granted this honor, is entitled to use the title Richard Upjohn Fellow and enjoy all the privileges of such fellowship." Dec. 2014

 

 

Commendation 

AIA Central Valley Chapter

"In recognition of your passion, leadership, and commitment to all three levels of the AIA; committed and long standing participation with the city and local counties; as past AIACV Chapter President; as Communications Director at AIA California Council; and AIA National Regional Director." 2014

 

 

Largest Construction Projects of 2013

Sacramento Business Journal

" Mike Malinowski AIA of Applied Architecture has been honored with a recognition by Sacramento Business Journal in its selection of Largest Construstion Projects: Downtown" 2013

 

 

Certificate of Appreciation

AIA Central Valley Chapter

"In recognition of his creation of the AIA Central Valley Codes Conversation, now in its tenth year." 2014

Presidential Citation
AIA California Council
 

"In recognition of your outstanding work in developing a cohesive, comprehensive and useful tool to educate AIACC leaders.  We have long known your strengths lie in your ability to effectively communicate, but this was never more apparent than in your work to coalesce information in a meaningful way in the New Board Orientation Program.  You took the mundane and wove it into a compelling story that not only imparted the information, but inspired board members to become active particpants in the volunteer experience.  On behalf of the American Institute of Architects, Calfornia Council, we commend your efforts and extend our deepest appreciation." Sept.  2011


White House Rural Council Symposium
U.S. Department of Agriculture
 
Michael F. Malinowski  AIA addressed select Federal and State leaders at the White House as part of the White House Rural Council's Symposium on Wood in Green Building. March 2014

Presidential Citation
AIA California Council
 

" In recognition of your extraordinary efforts to implement new technologies to enhance the communication of the value of the AIA at all levels.  You have challenged the Council to utilize innovation to improve and amplify our communications efforts and, in the process, become a more efficient, accessible, and sustainable organization.  In addition you have also been our steadfast conscience, reminding us of the impact and potential of technological advancements on our current programs and efforts.  You have navigated new waters and guided the organization with your thoughtful demeanor and steadfast commitment.  On behalf of the AIACC, your service and leadership is deeply appreciated and recognized by your colleagues and your profession " Sept. 2010

Presidential Citation

AIA California Council

In recognition of your extraordinary contributions toward building a strong and lasting relationship between The AIA Central Valley chapter and the City of Sacramento. Through strategic planning and fostering an environment of collaboration with the city during the past decade, your efforts resulted in significant participation of architects on a variety of city boards and commissions, as well as advancing the profession as a thought leader on several critical issues confronting Sacramento and the surrounding communities. Your success in advancing public discourse concerning the value of design in creating beautiful places and livable communities resulted in unparalleled achievements for the chapter, and exemplifies the caring and benevolence that are truly the hallmarks of the architectural profession. 2008

 

 

NALHFA 2008 National Award Winner - Globe Mills: Multifamily Excellence
Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency

 

Awarded to Applied Architecture Inc: Michael . Malinowski, AIA as one of the Private Sector Major Partners.

 

 

ASCE Region 9 Outstanding Historical Renovation
American Society of Civil Engineers

 

Awarded to Globe Mills at the 2010 Engineers Week Awards Banquet. 2011

 

 

Presidential Citation
AIA California Council
 

 

Michael F. Malinowski, AIA, is recognized for his "...extraordinary contributions toward building a strong and lasting relationship between the AIA Central Valley chapter and the City of Sacramento." Sept. 2008

 

AIA California Council Special Commendation

Presented to Michael F. Malinowski AIA

For outstanding contributions to the architectural profession as AIACC Vice President of Communications and Public Affairs, member of the AIACC Executive Committee, member of the AIACC Board of Directors, member of the arcCA Editorial Board, member of the Awards Committee, and Chair of the Communications Advisory Committee. 2010

Design Honor Award  - Globe Mills
AIA Central Valley Chapter

 Presented to Michael F Malinowski AIA and Applied Architecture Incorporated , honoring the Globe Mills Historic  Adaptive reuse as  ”A Significant work of Architecture”.  The Jury selected The Globe Mills from a large number of projects to receive this singular honor for its sustainability, historic sensitivity and significant contribution to the revitalization of Sacramento’s urban core. 2009

 

Best in American Remodeling  Professional Builder Magazine

Michael F Malinowski AIA

National Grand Award for Whole House Remodeling by Professional Builder Magazine

 

Transit Oriented Development of the Year

Sacramento Regional Transit Globe Mill  In recognition of a project that revitalizes a neighborhood through smart growth principals and access to transit. 2009

J. Timothy Anderson Award for Excellence in Historic preservation
Best Historic Rehabilitation in the United States incorporating New Construction
By the National Housing & Rehabilitation Association

The Globe Mills has been selected as a winner in this national Award competition, selected from a national field of hundreds of candidates from all over the United States. It was also nominated as a finalist for Best Historic Rehabilitation in the United States using Housing Tax Credits. Applied Architecture Inc was a 2005 winner of the J Timothy Anderson Award for the innovative and widely recognized Hotel Stockton historic adaptive reuse. The award ceremony will occur on November 3rd  2009 in Boston, Massachusetts. Nov 2009

Local Government Commission selects Globe Mill as a Showcase Sustainable Project 

The Globe Mills was selected in October 2009 by the Local Government Commission as a showcase project for the Sacramento Area Youth Sustainability Council. A presentation and tour of the site has been planned for November 11th which will highlight the project as a Sustainable, Smart Growth Transit Oriented Development with close proximity to the services needed for a thriving living environment. The Globe Mills will be cited as a key success story in a follow up presentation to Sacramento Regional elected officials by the Sacramento Area Youth Sustainability Council. 2009

 

Jack Kemp Excellence in Affordable and Workforce Housing Award : Warehouse Artist Lofts
By Urban Land Institute 

This award will be presented by Urban Land Institute to the developers and Partners for the WAL project. 2015

n In the News: Sacramento Bee Article

 

Best Projects  of 2009 Award: Globe Mills
By McGraw Hill

This award will be presented by McGraw Hill to Applied Architecture Inc and CFY Development at the Westin St Francis on December 8, 2009.  The Globe Mill project transformed an abandoned industrial complex into a thriving community with edgy lofts, affordable senior apartments and neighborhood commercial.  2009

California Preservation Design Honor Award
Best Large Historic Project in California: Globe Mills

By the California Preservation Foundation 

Presented to Michael F Malinowski AIA’s Applied Architecture Inc and Cyrus Youssefi’s CFY Development Inc in a ceremony at the Mark Hopkins Intercontinental.     The award cited “Outstanding achievement in the field of Historic Preservation” for the success of the Globe Mill as a transit oriented, Smart Growth, Sustainably Green development project that saved a 100 year old iconic historic industrial complex in Sacramento’s oldest neighborhood as a thriving mix of market rate and affordable housing. Sept. 2009

 Grassroots Excellence Award
The American Institute of Architects
 

 

Presented in Washington DC., Michael F. Malinowski, AIA, is recognized for his visionary leadership in developing virtual meetings to allow for increased organizational performance, collaboration, and planning. 

"Outstanding Individual Contribution Increasing Organizational Performance.  In recognition of visionary leadership of "Streamlining Improvement of Process," which introduced innovations that included virtual Chapter meetings and electronic voting.  Conducting the research himself, Michael introduced virtual Chapter meetings and electronic voting which allowed for increased productivity and opened up opportunities for the Chapter to reap the benefits of collaboration and planning" Feb.  2009

 

AIA Medal

 

Presented by the University of Michigan, For Excellence in the Study of Architecture, by Dean Robert Metcalf. 1978

 Fall Award for Redevelopment Excellence

By National Association of Local Housing 

 

The Globe Mills project at 12th and C street in downtown Sacramento, which transformed a former grain storage and flour mill into a mixed-income residential development has been selected by the National Association of Local Housing Finance agencies to receive this award. Oct. 2008

 

 

 Certificate of Appreciation

 AIA Central Valley Chapter

In recognition of participation as a firm tour host. 2014

Outstanding Service Award
City of Sacramento
 

 

Awarded to Michael F. Malinowski, AIA:  In appreciation for Outstanding and Dedicated Service to the City of Sacramento Development Oversight Commission, 2001 - 2008.

 

Award for Outstanding Leadership
City of Sacramento
 

Michael F. Malinowski, AIA, is recognized for his leadership of the Development Oversight Commission as Chairman 2007.  2008

     Selected for Central Valley's Farm to Fork Architecture  Tour
AIACV  

 Globe Mills Designed by Applied Architecture Inc. , Michael Malinowski, AIA Oct 2013  Link to Publication

 

Certificate of Appreciation

AIA Central Valley Chapter

"In recognition of Commendable Service as Chari, Codes Conversation." 2011

 
California Preservation Award

California Preservation Foundation
  September 2007

 For Large Project Historic Rehabilitation: "Hotel Stockton," Michael F. Malinowski, AIA, Architect.  Sept.  2007

 

Service Award
By
Design Review Board

Presented to Michael F Malionowski Feb. 1982- April 1990



Certificate of Recognition

California State Assembly  


Presented to Michael F. Malinowski, AIA,  for  "Remarkable Vision in Preserving and Restoring the Historic Landmark The Hotel Stockton." March 2005



Award of Excellence

City of Stockton
Planning Commission 

Conferred on Michael F. Malinowski, AIA, in recognition of Excellence in the restoration of the Hotel Stockton.  June 2005



Planning Commission Commendation

City of Stockton
Cultural Heritage Board   

 

In public recognition of Mike Malinowski, AIA, for "extraordinary efforts" in the rehabilitation of The Hotel Stockton. May 2005

 

Glenn Allen Award
City of Stockton  
 

Named for Stockton's most famous architect, Glenn Allen, the award "distinguishes those who have made a remarkable effort in the field of historic preservation and community heritage." Awarded for The Hotel Stockton project to Michael F. Malinowski, AIA. 2005

 

 

 

J. Timothy Anderson Award For Excellence in Historic Rehabilitation

National Housing and Rehabilitation Association  

 

The Hotel Stockton, Best Historic Rehabilitation: Affordable Housing. May 2005



Letter of Commendation

AIA Central Valley 
 

 

To Michael F. Malinowski, AIA, for the Historical Renovation of The Hotel Stockton "with tremendous sensitivity to its history and significance to the Stockton area."  June 2009


Letter of Commendation
 
Congress of the United States
  

 

By Congressman Dennis Cardoza, California 18th District, for the Renovation and Adaptive Reuse of The Hotel Stockton, to Michael F. Malinowski, AIA. May 2005



Certificate of Completion
 
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education
  

 

 

Certifies completion of "The New ADA Standards" continuing education course.  May 2009

 



Certificate of Completion
 
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education
  

 

Certifies completion of "Towards a Carbon Neutral Future" continuing education course. May 2009

 

 

 

30 Years Preservation Activism

Sacramento Pioneers in Preservation 

 

Presented to Michael F. Malinowski, AIA for 30 years of preservation commitment as a Preservation Board Member and activist, including receipt of Preservation Architect Award for many projects.

 

 

Certificate of Completion

Harassment Prevention 

 

Presented to Michael F. Malinowski AIA



Commendation  

Mayor and City Council of Sacramento
 

 

Resolution of the City Council in Recognition and Commendation of Michael Malinowski, AIA, for his contribution to the development of design guidelines for the North Sacramento Redevelopment Area. Feb.  1994

 

 

Commendation  

Mayor and City Council of Sacramento  

 

Recognizing Michael F. Malinowski, AIA, for his time and commitment dedicated to the Mayor's Commission on Development. July 1999

 



Certificate of Completion
 
American Institute of Architects Continuing Education
  

 

Certifies completion of "Succession Planning for Architects: How to Get Out of Business" continuing education course. May 2009

 

 

SOCA Architectural Award: Mixed-Use/Adaptive Reuse  

Sacramento Old City Association   

 

Awarded for 519 12th Street, to Michael F. Malinowski, AIA. 1998-1999

 

SOCA Architectural Award: Mixed-Use/Adaptive Reuse  

Sacramento Old City Association  

 

Awarded for 1329 O Street, to Michael F. Malinowski, AIA. 1996

 

 

SOCA Architectural Award: Mixed-Use/Adaptive Reuse  

Sacramento Old City Association  

 

Awarded for 2630 J Street, to Michael F. Malinowski, AIA. 1998-1999

 

 

 

Reconstruction & Renovation Merit Award  

Building Design and Construction   

 

Awarded to Applied Architecture, Inc. for the Historical Renovation of The Hotel Stockton. 2005

 

 

 

Who's Who in California  

Who's Who Historical Society

 

"Who's Who in California hereby proclaims that Michael F. Malinowski is an illustrious biography in recognition of exceptional achievement, leadership and service as a renowned citizen of the Golden State."

 


Additional Medals and Awards
 
Awarded by AIA

Awarded to  Michael F. Malinowsk AIA (click image to enlarge)

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