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January 2016 Arts

The board of directors of the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia elected Philip Babb to a third consecutive term as the board chair. Since its founding in 2000, MoCA GA collects, archives and exhibits significant work of Georgia’s contemporary artists.

January 2016 Awards

For the second consecutive year Philip Babb Architect is voted by the Houzz community as a winner of the Best of Houzz Award in the Design Category. Houzz is a web site and online community focusing on architecture, interior design, and landscape design.

October 2015 Awards

The Serenbe House is selected as a finalist in the 2015 Atlanta AIA Residential Design Awards program. The project was exhibited at the 2015 “Build Something Great” presentation on October 29.

September 23, 2015 Academia

Philip Babb presented “Residential Design Methodology – Examples of Site Driven Design” to the student body of the Clemson University School of Architecture.

May 1, 2013 Academia

Philip Babb serves as a guest juror for Southern Polytechnic State University’s annual fourth year student project award. First, second and third place prizes are selected from a group of 30 project finalists.

April 2015 Publications

The Nancy Creek Guest House is featured in the Houzz website article “Design Workshop: The Shed Roof”. Written by Houzz Contributor Eric Reinholdt, the article addresses how the single slope roof shape defies stylistic categorization. Houzz is a web site and online community focusing on architecture, interior design, and landscape design.

January 2015 Arts

The board of directors of the Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia elected Philip Babb to a second consecutive term as the board chair. Since its founding in 2000, MoCA GA collects, archives and exhibits significant work of Georgia’s contemporary artists.

January 2015 Awards

Philip Babb Architect is voted by the Houzz community as a winner of the 2015 Best of Houzz Award in the Design Category.  Houzz is a web site and online community focusing on architecture, interior design, and landscape design.

September 2014 Awards

Philip Babb Architect receives an Atlanta AIA Residential Design Award for the Pine Hills House.  The project is recognized for its innovative approach to design exploration in the Atlanta metro area.  2014 is the inaugural year for the Atlanta AIA Residential Design Awards.

June 8-9, 2013 Exhibition

Philip Babbʼs renovated mid-century home and his Nancy Creek Guesthouse are featured in Modern Atlanta’s 7th annual Design Week and Modern Home Tour. More than 600 people toured the modern residence and garden. Modern Atlanta (MA) is a global brand focusing on the promotion of bold modern design.

June 7, 2013 Exhibition

Philip Babb Architect exhibits three projects in Modern Atlantaʼs 7th annual Design Week launch event. The exhibit featured the award winning Nancy Creek Guesthouse, the award winning Southside Apartments and the published Nurmi Isles Houses. Modern Atlanta (MA) is a global brand focusing on the promotion of bold modern design.

June 2, 2013 Publications

The Atlanta Journal Constitution features the Nancy Creek Guesthouse in the Home Finder cover story: “Modern Design Influence”.

June, 2013 Publications

Atlanta Homes & Lifestyles selects an image of the Nancy Creek Guesthouse for its article on the upcoming Modern Atlanta house tours.

January, 2013 Arts

The Museum of Contemporary Art Georgia’s board of directors elected Philip Babb as the museumʼs board chair. Since its founding in 2000, MoCA GA collects, archives and exhibits significant work of Georgia’s contemporary artists.

December 3, 2012 Academia

Philip Babb is invited to jury Southern Polytechnic State Universityʼs final competition for third year architecture students.

December 1, 2012 Awards

Philip Babb Architect receives two 2012 Georgia AIA Awards for the Nancy Creek Guesthouse in Atlanta, Georgia and for the Southside Apartments project in Chattanooga, Tennessee.

September 22, 2012 Awards

Philip Babb Architect receives a 2012 South Atlantic Region AIA Award for the Nancy Creek Guesthouse in Atlanta, Georgia. The triennial South Atlantic Region (SAR) conference and juried project awards are sponsored by the A.I.A. Chapters from Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

September 19, 2012 Lecture

Philip Babb leads a round table discussion on modern residential design with Atlanta designers and builders at Sub-Zero/Wolfʼs new Atlanta showroom. Cosponsored by Poggenpohl, the event included Mr. Babbʼs review of modern designʼs evolution and a presentation of details from his own contemporary projects.

June 8, 2012 Exhibition

Philip Babb Architect presents Five Modern Residential Projects at the sixth annual Modern Atlantaʼs (MA) Design Week launch event in Atlantaʼs Terminus Building. The presentation includes renderings and wood models of three contemporary homes and two modern multi-family developments.

May 20, 2012 Exhibition

Philip and Melissa Babb host 75 patrons and artists from the Museum of Contemporary Art, GA at his mid-century modern home in Atlanta. The party was given to honor the members and artists who contributed to MoCA GAʼs annual spring gala.

May 10, 2012 Exhibition / Lecture

Philip Babb hosts 45 members of the High Museumʼs Art Partners program at his mid-century modern home on in Atlanta. Mr. Babb presented early drawings and construction photographs from his time as the project architect for Richard Meierʼs High Museum of Art. The presentation also included images of Philip Babb Architectʼs latest work and a tour of the award-winning Nancy Creek Guesthouse. (See announcement).

May 7, 2012 Academia

Philip Babb serves as a guest juror for Southern Polytechnic State Universityʼs annual thesis competition. First, second and third place prizes are selected from a group of 60 thesis projects.

March, 2012 Publications

Philip Babb Architect and the Nancy Creek Guesthouse represent Georgia in the newly published book 50 U.S. Architects. The book features a curated collection of award-winning residential projects from leading American architects. Each state in the country is represented with designs that are intended to showcase a sense of place through concept, craftsmanship and material selection. (See excerpt).

December, 2011 Publications

Tropic, one of South Floridaʼs leading design magazines, features Philip Babb Architectʼs modern house designs for Fort Lauderdaleʼs Nurmi Isles neighborhood. Three of PBAʼs designs are presented and reviewed in the magazineʼs article “Florida Modern”. The magazine cover features Nurmi Isles House II.(See article).

June 7, 2011 Exhibition

Philip Babb Architect exhibits the newly designed Serenbe House in Modern Atlantaʼs fifth annual Design Week launch event. The exhibit includes a wood model and renderings of the modern single-family home. Modern Atlanta (MA) is a global brand focusing on the promotion of bold modern design.

October 12, 2010 through February 11,2011 Exhibition

Philip Babb’s studio project is featured in Yale University School of Architecture’s exhibition, “An Architect’s Legacy: James Stirling’s Students at Yale, 1959-1983.” The exhibit offered a glimpse of James Stirling through the prism of his former students’ work. The exhibit ran concurrently with “Notes from the Archive”, an exhibit at the Yale Center for British Art that featured drawings, models and photographs illustrating why James Stirling is regarded as one of the most important and innovative architects of the 20th century.

May 15, 2009 Exhibition

Philip Babb Architect exhibits the newly designed Towerview House in Modern Atlantaʼs fourth annual Design Week launch event. The exhibit includes a wood model and renderings of the mid-century modern renovation and addition. Modern Atlanta (MA) is a global brand focusing on the promotion of bold modern design.

July 15, 2008 Lecture

Philip Babb, in conjunction with Modern Atlanta (MA) presents his work to Keller Williams Realtors and their clients at the Artefacto showroom in Atlanta. The event includes a presentation of Mr. Babbʼs past and current projects and a discussion on Atlantaʼs newly found interest in modern residential design.

May 10-11, 2008 Exhibition

Philip Babbʼs mid-century home renovation and his newly constructed Nancy Creek Guesthouse are featured in Modern Atlantaʼs second annual Design Week and Modern Home Tour. More than 500 people toured the modern residence and garden. Modern Atlanta (MA) is a global brand focusing on the promotion of bold modern design.

May 10, 2008 Exhibition

Philip Babb Architect exhibits the newly designed Urban Courtyard Townhomes in Modern Atlantaʼs second annual Design Week launch event. The exhibit includes a wood model and renderings of the modern townhome development. Modern Atlanta (MA) is a global brand focusing on the promotion of bold modern design.

September, 2007 Publications

The Atlantan features Philip Babbʼs mid-century home renovation and newly constructed Nancy Creek Guesthouse in the magazineʼs September design issue. The six-page article entitled “Natural Instincts – An Atlantan architect crafts a modern oasis right in his own backyard” presents Mr. Babbʼs unique approach to modern residential design. (See article).

April 28 – 29, 2007 Exhibition

Philip Babbʼs mid-century home renovation and his newly constructed Nancy Creek Guesthouse are featured in Modern Atlantaʼs premiere Design Week and Modern Home Tour. Modern Atlanta (MA) is a global brand focusing on the promotion of bold modern design.

April 28, 2007 Lecture

Philip Babb serves as a panelist for Modern Atlantaʼs Design Week presentation on Atlanta modern design. The modern furnishings retailer Design Within Reach hosted the presentation in their Atlanta showroom.