Awards and Exhibitions

San Francisco Design Awards: People’s Choice Under $10M for Brisbane Library – AIA San Francisco, 2022

AIA Community Alliance Award for Chapter Service in 2019

Gold Nugget Award of Merit Winner 2018 for Alice Griffth – Best Affordable Housing Community, 2018

Landmark Library Award 2015 Winners for Bayview Libary – Library Journal , 2015

Sustainability Award — AIA Portland, 2013

Kirby Ward Fitzpatrick Award for Small Firms — Architectural Foundation of San Francisco, 2013

Small Firms, Great Projects — San Francisco Magazine, 2007, 2008/2009

The Art of Architecture, Exhibition — Danville Fine Arts Gallery, Danville CA, 2005

Inspired Outcomes: Women Leading Change Exhibition — AIA San Francisco, 2004

Totem Design “Workplaces” Competition, Honorable Mention — New York, 2001

Dollhouse: The Designer Showcase in Miniature — Benefit Project for The Schools of the Sacred Heart, San Francisco; 2001

Petchitecture, A Benefit Exhibition for PAWS — San Francisco, 1995

New Utah Housing Competition, Small Multi-Family Site — Winning Scheme, 1994

California Women in Environmental Design Exhibition — San Francisco, 1994

Projects and articles have appeared in:
California Homes; Science & Spirit; Architectural Digest; Sunset Magazine;
San Francisco Chronicle Sunday Magazine; The Sacramento Bee;
The San Francisco Examiner Sunday Magazine; The New York Times and Zero Hour;
Archives of the Avery Architectural Library; Interiors; and
Occulus, The Magazine of the New York Chapter of the AIA.

Karin Payson architecture + design