Announcing the 2023 Product Innovation Award (PIA) Winners

Dec. 13, 2023

The judging of the 13th annual Product Innovation Awards (PIAs) is complete! Winners represent a variety of product categories, demonstrating new possibilities in form, function, wellness, and sustainability. 

Winning products will be profiled in the 2023 November/December issue of Architectural Products. Pick up the issue or check out the digital edition for more information about each innovative product and to see what the judges said—both coming soon!

Here is the complete list of the 2023 PIA Winners:

Ceiling Systems + Shading
FeltWorks Blades—VarAffix Linear Acoustical Panels by Armstrong World Industries
Lyra PB Ceiling Panels with Wood Look Visuals by Armstrong World Industries
Rockfon® Mono® Acoustic by Rockfon North America
Soltis Loop Sunmate by Serge Ferrari Group

Exterior Cladding
Architectural Linear Series Brick by Arriscraft
Façade BR Series and Façade HL Series by Drexel Metals
SunGuard SuperNeutral SNR 50 by Guardian Glass
Solarvolt™ Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) Glass by Vitro Architectural Glass

Exterior Lighting
Sequoia Series by ANP Lighting
Helos (HPG) by Kenall Manufacturing 
Ashbery Lighting by Landscape Forms
VADER by Targetti

Landscape Products + Railing
RDI® Elevation™ Railing by Barrette Outdoor Living
Fe26 Axis Horizontal Steel Railing by Fortress Building Products
Backdrop by Landscape Forms
Northport Collection by Landscape Forms

Acoustics
Lean by A-Light
Seem 1 Acoustic Louver by Focal Point
Seem 1 Acoustic and Seem 2 Acoustic Corners by Focal Point
Tessellate Collection by Kirei
Pindrop Acoustic by Momentum Textiles and Wallcovering
Wall Scapes by Turf
Plaid by Turf

Software
SketchUp for iPad by Trimble SketchUp

Surfaces
Ivory Flora by 3form
Altro Puressentials by Altro
Metals in Motion by Moz Designs
Powerbond® RS Hybrid Carpet | asthma & allergy friendly® CERTIFIED by Tarkett

Interiors
Specialty Finish Collection by Infinity Drain
Oceanic Drawer Pull by Mockett

Interior Lighting
New Patented WarmDim® Technology by Acuity Brands—Aculux 
Track WarmDim® Technology by Acuity Brands—Juno Trac 
T105xL Narrow Profile Wall Wash Track Fixture Family by Acuity Brands—Juno Trac
Stitch by A-Light
Wings by A-Light
ELLE Pendant by Axis Lighting
Slate 1 by Axis Lighting
Atoll by Eureka Lighting
Tangram-Cut by Eureka Lighting
Tangram-Trace by Eureka Lighting
Hyphen by FluxWerx
MedMaster MCRT by Kenall Manufacturing
Ocean Coil Marina by LightArt
SLOT 2 | SLOT 4 Pendant, Surface and Wall Luminaires by Mark Architectural Lighting
REV Flex Series by Meteor Lighting
579e LED Modules by Modular International Inc.
Pivotaire Nano Linear Recessed Mud-In System by Optique Lighting
Proper™ by Peerless
TruColor by PureEdge Lighting
TruCurve by PureEdge Lighting

HVAC + Thermal/Moisture Control
MagicPak All-in-One® V-Series™ 13 SEER Units by Allied Air Enterprises
Siplast® WALLcontrol™ Air & Water-Resistive Barrier Systems by Siplast
TYPAR® DrainableWrap™ Commercial by TYPAR®

Glass/Openings
MILGARD® AX550 Moving Glass Walls by MITER Brands
NanaWall Reinforced 647/847 by NanaWall Systems
Revolution 54 Plus Glass Walls by PurOptima
VacuMax™ Vacuum Insulating Glass (VIG) by Vitro Architectural Glass

Entrance Systems
DRX™ Modular Door Rail System by CRL
TGProtect™ FR System by Technical Glass Products
T Series Entrance Systems by YKK AP America, Inc.
YHS 50 TU Storefront System by YKK AP America, Inc.

Specialty
REHAU Aspekt+™ 1800 by REHAU
IRIS Luminous SkyCeiling by Sky Factory, Inc.

Access Solutions
Next Generation Exit Device by ASSA ABLOY
VertiStack™ Clear Door by Clopay Corporation
Acrovyn Curved Door by Construction Specialties
ISM-MC7000 Smart Lock by INOX by Unison Hardware

Restroom/Fixtures
AirJet Shower Drying Solutions by AIRMADA Drying Solutions
ASI Group Integrated Privacy™ Partitions by ASI Group
Elvari™ Commercial Washroom Accessories by Bradley Corp.
Groovy by Franz Viegener

Wood
ThermoWood by Tantimber
Luxury Collection of Indoor/Outdoor Sauna by ThermaSol

Project Winners
Thatcher School, OfficeSlide™ by AD Systems
Kansas City International Airport Parking Structure, Ventilated Glass Parking Façade by Bendheim
Montana Museum of Art and Culture, HITCH™ Cladding Attachment System by Longboard Architectural Products

Thank you to all of the companies who submitted products for consideration and to our incredible panel of judges!