Awards

Abacus has won a long series of prestigious awards for our ability to give inventive expression to the enduring forces – site, program, and construction – that shape architecture.

These national, regional and local honors recognize that even the most limited budgets can be leveraged to achieve design excellence



2016 David Eisen Elevation to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (AIA)


2015 Prism Award
National Association of Home Builders

Concord Senior Housing
Concord, MA


2015 Prism Award
National Association of Home Builders

Cape Cod House


2014 Small Firms Design Award
Boston Society of Architects (BSA)


2013 AIA New England Honor Award

Concord Senior Housing
Concord, MA


AIA/HUD Secretary’s 2013 Alan J. Rothman Housing Award

Stoneham Passive Solar Housing
Stoneham, MA


AIA/HUD Secretary’s 2013 Housing and Community Informed Design Award

Allencrest Community Learning Center
Leominster, MA


BSA 2013 Accessibility Honor Award

Stoneham Passive Solar Housing
Stoneham, MA


BSA 2013 John Clancy Award for Socially Responsible Housing

Stoneham Passive Solar Housing
Stoneham, MA


BSA 2013 Educational Facility Award

Allencrest Community Learning Center
Leominster, MA


AIA New England 2012 Honor Award

Allencrest Community Learning Center
Leominster, MA


BSA 2012 Honor Award

Allencrest Community Learning Center
Leominster, MA


BSA 2011 Accessibility Honor Award

Menotomy Manor Reconstruction
Arlington, MA


BSA/AIA NY 2010 Housing Awards

The Residences at Franklin School
Medford, MA


2009 Outstanding Master Plan
American Planning Association, MA Chapter

Hanover Affordable Housing Master Plan
Hanover, MA


2009 Prism Award
Builder Association of Greater Boston

Ledge House


2007 Prism Award
Builder Association of Greater Boston

Builder Association of Greater Boston
The Residences at Franklin School
Medford, MA


2005 Honor Award for Design Excellence
BSA and Massachusetts A.A.B.

New England Aquarium Aquatic Mammal Environment
Boston, MA


2004 Award for Design Excellence
BSA and Massachusetts A.A.B.

Jackson Gardens
Cambridge, MA


BSA 1998 Award for Urban Planning

Garfield St. Family Housing
Cambridge, MA


1998 Project of the Year
Mass. Housing Investment Corp.

Garfield St. Family Housing
Cambridge, MA