ATLANTA -- Shopping Center World today announced the winners of the magazine’s 2002 Superior Achievement in Design and Imaging awards (SADI), one of the industry’s most respected and coveted design accolades.

Leading figures from the world of retail design judged the projects Jan. 31 in Atlanta.

The entries, which were assigned to various judging categories by size and project type, included new and renovated retail stores, restaurants, shopping centers and malls from across the globe. They were scored based on criteria such as construction problem-solving, general aesthetics, image-building, and implementation.

Nine entries won SADIs and three were awarded honorable mentions. The panel of judges for the 2002 SADI Awards included David Avila of Avila|Tom Architects; Tony Camilletti of JGA; Mark Carter of TVS; Rick Casey of Cooper Carry; Bruce Monighan of MONIGHAN; and Brian Wolfe of Perkowitz + Ruth Architects.

The winner of "The Grand SADI" -- a special award recognizing the best overall design in the 2002 competition -- will be announced at the awards presentation April 17 at The Fairmont Hotel in Chicago.

Below are the 2002 SADI Award winners, listed by category:

New Retail Stores (less than 5,000 sq. ft.)

SADI Winner
Eight Inc.
Apple Computer Retail Stores / Palo Alto, Calif.

Honorable Mention
WalkerGroup/CNI
Lladro / Tampa, Fla.

Honorable Mention
Callison Architecture Inc.
Cingular Wireless Prototype Store / Atlanta, Ga.; Dallas, Tex.; Trussville, Ala.

New Retail Stores (5,000 sq. ft. or more)

SADI Winner
Callison Architecture Inc.
NIKEgoddess / Newport Beach, Calif.

New Centers (less than 400,000 sq. ft.)

SADI Winner *TIE*
Elkus/Manfredi Architects
Downtown Disney / Anaheim, Calif.

SADI Winner *TIE*
Callison Architecture Inc.
FlatIron Village / Broomfield, Colo.

New Centers (400,000 sq. ft. - 1 million sq. ft.)

SADI Winner
RTKL International Ltd.
The Printworks / Manchester, England, U.K.

New Centers (More than 1 million sq. ft.)

SADI Winner
Elkus/Manfredi Architects
CityPlace / West Palm Beach, Fla.

New Restaurants

SADI Winner
Engstrom Design Group
Nordstrom Cafe Bistro / Tampa, Fla.

Honorable Mention
FRCH Design Worldwide
Frisch's Big Boy / Batavia, Ohio

Renovated Retail Stores

SADI Winner
Little & Associates Architects
Harris Teeter at Stonecrest Shopping Center / Charlotte, N.C.

Renovated Centers

SADI Winner
Callison Architecture Inc.
Beverly Center / Los Angeles, Calif.