RALEIGH, N.C. - Kristen M. Hess, AIA, LEED AP, President of HH Architecture, has been selected as a 2011 American Marshall Memorial Fellow by the German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF). She is being recognized as one of 16 emerging leaders representing the United States on a 24-day fellowship program throughout Europe.
Through a competitive nationwide and regional process, The Marshall Memorial Fellowship (MMF) selects fellows from politics, government, media, business, and the non-profit sector. Ms. Hess is one of three individuals selected from North Carolina to represent the United States during the fall trip.
HH Architecture is pleased to announce that Kristen Hess was selected for the “2011 Women in Business Awards” from the Triangle Business Journal. This award honors women who have proven to be dynamic and outstanding leaders with established track records of significant accomplishments in business and in the community. Recipients were honored at a ceremony on August 25th at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham.
Here is a video of Kristen talking about her path and what inspired her along the way.
September 20, 2010
The Rand-Bryan House was selected for the Capital Area Preservation’s 2010 Anthemion Award for the Commercial Rehabilitation and Adaptive Reuse.
The renovation of this 140-year-old home in Garner, NC was designed and led by HH Architecture. Capital Area Preservation is a non-profit organization with the mission of protecting historic resources in Wake County.
The Anthemion Award is an annual event to recognize and encourage outstanding historic preservation efforts in Wake County. The planning and design of the Rand-Bryan House renovation took over five years and included floor plan extensions, kitchen and bathroom upgrades, and a new turning lane on Highway 50.
HH Architecture’s new office renovation was featured in the SPARKcon’s showcase, designSPARK. SPARKcon, the Triangle’s annual celebration of creativity, added designSPARK this year as a juried exhibition of the best design talent in the Triangle.
The designSPARK showcase highlights local designers in the areas of architecture, furniture design, graphic design, industrial design, and landscape architecture.hh-architecture_design-spark-2010-boards
A panel of local experts selected HH Architecture to be included in designSPARK’s exhibition, “Design in the Triangle,” on display at the Raleigh City Museum for the month of September. http://www.sparkcon.com/
Kristen Hess, principal at HH Architecture, was selected for the “Top 40 Under 40 Leadership Award” from the Triangle Business Journal. This award recognizes professionals under age 40 for their significant career achievements, as well as substantial involvement in community service outside of their day-to-day job. Recipients were honored at a ceremony on May 7 at North Ridge Country Club in Raleigh.