La. sports museum wins interior design honor _lowres

Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame & Northwest Louisiana History Museum in Natchitoches

Baton Rouge-based Trahan Architects’ design of the Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame and Regional History Museum has been selected as a 2015 Institute of Honor Award by the American Institute of Architects.

The awards program recognizes achievements for a broad range of architectural activity to elevate the general quality of architecture practice, establish a standard of excellence against which all architects can measure performance, and inform the public of the breadth and value of architecture practice, according to AIA.

The Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame in Natchitoches was selected from roughly 500 submission. Trahan Architects, led by Victor F. “Trey” Trahan, is one of 23 recipients located throughout the world to be honored at the AIA 2015 National Convention and Design Exposition in Atlanta in May.

The Honor Award for Interior Architecture is one of a number of design accolades the museum has received, including the International Architecture Award presented by The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design; the American Architecture Award; and the American Concrete Institute, Louisiana Chapter, Award of Excellence