Since 1976, Appleton Partners has been featured in over 100 publications including the Los Angeles Times, Architectural Digest, Town & Country, W, Robb Report, Sunset, as well as numerous books and other periodicals. Architectural Digest alone has written 14 feature stories on the firm’s residential projects, including two cover stories, and has consistently selected Marc Appleton for the AD 100 (1991, 1995, 2000, 2002, 2004, 2007, 2010, 2012) as one of the top 100 designers in the world.

National & Regional Awards

2016
Architectural Digest
AD Top 100 Architects & Designers Award

2014
Design Leadership Network
Design Leadership Award

2012
The Institute of Classical Architecture & Art 2012
The Arthur Ross Awards, Board of Directors Honor

2012
Architectural Digest
AD top 100 Architects & Designers

2011
Pacific Design Center, Westweek 2011
Star of Design Award, Lifetime Achievement

2010
Architectural Digest
AD top 100 Architects & Designers

2007
Architectural Digest
AD top 100 Architects & Designers

2005
Pacific Design Center, Westweek 2005
Star of Design Award, Architecture

2004
Architectural Digest
AD top 100 Architects & Designers

2003
National Association of Industrial & Office Properties
Southern California Wine & Spirits Nevada Headquarters
Las Vegas, Nevada
Honor Award

2002
The Classicist
10th Anniversary Edition

2002
Architectural Digest
AD top 100 Architects & Designers

2000
Architectural Digest
AD top 100 Architects & Designers

1995
Architectural Digest
AD top 100 Architects & Designers

1991-1992
Sunset Western Home Award Waingrow Residence
Brentwood, California
Merit Award
Honor Award

1991
University of California
White Mountain Research Station
Crooked Creek Facility
Bishop, California
Honor Award

1991
Architectural Digest
AD top 100 Architects & Designers

1990
Pacific Coast Builders Conference
Ocean Park Cooperative Housing
Santa Monica, California
Merit Award

1990
City of Whittier
Downtown Housing
Revitalization Plan Competition
First Prize

1982
California Building Officials
Boyd Street Place
Los Angeles, California
Award for Excellence

1975
Coast Magazine Competition
“What to do with Alcatraz Island”
San Francisco, California
First Prize

 

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AIA California Council Award

1991
Ocean Park Housing Cooperative
Santa Monica, California
Urban Design Award

 

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AIA Los Angeles Chapter Awards

1989
Edwards Residence and Studio Santa Monica, California
Merit Award

1985
Day Residence
Los Angeles, California
Merit Award

1984
Boyd Street Place
Los Angeles, California
Citation

1984
Gene Burton, Inc.
Pasadena, California
Citation

1983
Boyd Street Place
Los Angeles, California
President’s Award

 

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Local
Awards & Prizes

1990
Los Angeles Conservancy
Southern View Limited Project
Los Angeles, California
Preservation Award

1984
County of Santa Barbara Arts Commission
Eucalyptus Lane Beach Access
Montecito, California
First Prize

1983
City of Los Angeles
Boyd Street Place
Los Angeles, California
Special Recognition Certificate

1983
Pasadena Beautiful Foundation
Gene Burton, Inc.
Pasadena, California
Annual Award

1982
Los Angeles Downtown Breakfast Club
Boyd Street Place
Los Angeles, California
Rose Award

 

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Exhibitions

2000
Exhibition: George Washington Smith – “Florestal”
Santa Barbara, California

1999
In Your Space: Public Art in
Santa Barbara, California

1985-1999
Eucalyptus Lane Beach Access
Santa Barbara, California

1995
Alumni Exhibition
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut

1990
Art in the Public Interest, 1988-1990
County of Santa Barbara Arts Commission
Santa Barbara, California

1984
L.A. Architecture:
Restoration, Renovation and Re-Use
The Art Store Gallery
Los Angeles, California

1978
Mingei International:
Folk Toys of the World
University Town Center
La Jolla, California

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