Perspectus is proud to be recognized for its achievements, business success, high quality design and exceptional customer service.

Recent Recognition


AIA Cleveland / Cleveland Restoration Society Celebration of Preservation Awards

Small Commercial Rehabilitation Award: The Wayne Agency Building


Eastern Ohio AIA Design Awards

Merit Award for the Stambaugh Hotel with MSA Consultants

AIA Cleveland Design Awards

People’s Choice Award in Architecture for Gleneagles Golf Club

Brick Industry Association, Brick in Architecture Awards

Bronze for the OSU Veterinary Medical Center (with Smith-Miller + Hawkinson)

Mahoning Valley Historical Society Historic Preservation Awards

Community Revitalization Award: Mahoning County Courthouse Statues

AIA Cleveland / Cleveland Restoration Society Celebration of Preservation Awards

Design Guidelines for the Massillon Downtown Historic District

Summit County Historical Society Architectural Heritage Awards

The Cascade Lofts and The Akron Soap Company


AIA Cleveland / Cleveland Restoration Society Celebration of Preservation Awards

Adaptive Use: The Cascade Lofts
Excellence in Commercial Rehab: The Akron Soap Company

Environments for Aging Design Showcase – Spring 2017

Edina Park Plaza Brookdale Senior Living, Edina, Minnesota


MBA Building Excellence Award

Allegheny County Club, Master Plan Phase 1, in partnership with Landau Building Company, received the award for Excellence in Craftsmanship – Interior Construction, Master Builders’ Association of Western PA

Healthcare Design’s Architectural Showcase – August 2016

Centers for Dialysis Care Eliza Bryant Village

Brecksville Health & Surgery Center for The MetroHealth SystemAIA Cleveland / IIDA Ohio Kentucky Chapter Design Awards 2016

IIDA Design Award in the Healthcare category for the new Brecksville Health & Surgery Center for The MetroHealth System. Architect: CBLH Design / Perspectus Architecture Partnership

Weatherhead 100Distinguished Marketing and Sales Award

Jim Wallis, AIA was honored with Sales & Marketing Executives of Cleveland’s DMSA Award to acknowledge excellence and provide community recognition for outstanding sales and marketing achievements.


Environments for Aging – Design Showcase

Westlake Village Memory Care, Brookdale Senior Living, Westlake, Ohio

Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter Merit Award

Part of the team to receive a Merit Award for Health Network Laboratories’ successful Clinical Lab Relocation & Modernization on behalf of Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, PA. The award was presented to Worth & Company, Inc. at ABC’s Awards of Excellence Gala.


AIA Cleveland / IIDA Ohio Kentucky Chapter Design Awards 2014

Merit Award for the 2011 Robert J. Tomsich Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute, New Laboratory Building on the Cleveland Clinic’s main campus.

Honored in the IIDA Design Awards in the Healthcare category for the 2014 renovation of the lobby of the Centers for Dialysis Care Cleveland East Facility.

USGBC 2014 Best of Building Awards

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recognized the U.S. Coast Guard’s New Operations Building and Boat Maintenance Annex at Cleveland Harbor Moorings with a 2014 Best of Building Award for Best Project Design for LEED BD+C in the category for LEED Certified Projects. Perspectus served as Architect of Record partnering with C.T. Taylor for the Design/Build project.

Business Excellence

Weatherhead 100 List of Top-Growth Companies in Northeast Ohio

Perspectus is an eight-time recipient of the prestigious Weatherhead 100 award. Presented by Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management, the program identifies the region’s 100 fastest growing companies based on sales growth for the past five years.

NEO Success Awards

Perspectus is a six-time honoree of the NEO Success Award. Established in 1995 as a way to showcase the success of business in our region and hosted by Inside Business Magazine, the program annually recognizes the top-performing companies in Northeast Ohio. The NEO Success Award is unique in its combined measurement of business success in sales, growth and profitability. The program was discontinued in 2016.

Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year Award Finalists, Northeast Ohio

Co-founding principals Larry Fischer AIA and Bill Ayars AIA were recognized as Finalists of Ernst & Young’s 2010 Entrepreneur of the Year Award for Northeast Ohio in the Professional Services and Banking category. Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world’s most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. Recognized globally, the award honors the most outstanding entrepreneurs who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement.

Past Recognition


Healthcare Design – Architectural Showcase

Acute Care Hospital – Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center – Wade Park Campus, Cleveland, Ohio

Engineering News – Record Midwest’s Top 20 Under 40

Vladimir Novakovic, AIA, was named to the 2013 ENR Midwest Top 20 Under 40, an annual program recognizing young design and construction professionals from the region who have made significant contributions to their professions and communities.

AIA Center for Emerging Professionals Annual Design Exhibition 2013, Washington, D.C.

Robert J. Tomsich Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute designed by Vladimir Novakovic, AIA


Healthcare Design Magazine – Architectural Showcase

Clinical Laboratory – Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Institute (PLMI) New Laboratory Building, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio

Crain’s Cleveland Business’ “Forty Under 40”; Award

Vladimir Novakovic, AIA, NCARB


DHS Small Business Achievement Award

As part of BrooAlexa Design Joint Venture, Perspectus was nationally honored with the 2011 Department of Homeland Security Small Business Achievement Award. The joint venture was recognized by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for its outstanding work in support of the DHS mission. BrooAlexa Design Joint Venture provides architectural design, interior design and engineering services for new construction and renovation projects. The joint venture is comprised of BrooAlexa LLC, a multifaceted 8(a) and HUBZone company specializing in construction, manufacturing and masonry work, and Perspectus Architecture. BrooAlexa Design executives accepted the award at the 7th annual DHS Small Business Ceremony at the General Service Administration offices in Washington, D.C. BrooAlexa Design was specifically recognized for work performed for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Procurement Directorate in Fiscal Year 2010. The notable project is the Dormitory and Conference Center in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia.


Ohio Valley Region Merit Award

Perspectus Architecture was part of the Design-Build team with Marous Brothers Construction that received the award from the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) in 2010 for the Concord Physicians Office Building in partnership with Lake Health.


Crain’s Cleveland Business’ “Forty Under 40” Award

Peter Bohan, AIA, LEED AP