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The San Francisco chapter of The American Institute of Architecture recently held its annual Design Awards ceremony honoring excellence in the field. Check out their top three picks after the jump...

The only private residence to win top honors was the Final(ly) House, shown at top, designed by Rothschild Schwartz Architecture, Inc.

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Cathedral of Christ the Light, designed by Skidore, Owings & Merrill LLP
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Congregation Beth Shalom Synagogue, designed by Stanley Saitowitz/Natoma Architects Inc.


You can see all the award winners, including those in Interior Architecture and Energy and Sustainability, at the AIA San Francisco website.


Images: 1: Dwell, 2: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 3: Flavorwire