AIA elevates 122 members and seven international architects to the College of Fellows
AIA Fellowship recognizes significant contributions to the profession of architecture and society
The 2013 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 122 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. The 2013 Fellows will be honored at an investiture ceremony at the 2013 National AIA Convention and Design Exposition in Denver.
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The Fellowship program was developed to elevate those architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of architects as individuals, but also their significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level.
2013 Jury of Fellows
Linda Searl, FAIA, (jury chair) Searl Lamaster Howe Architects; John Castellana, FAIA, TMP Architecture, Inc.; Brian Dougherty, FAIA, Dougherty + Dougherty Architects, LLP; Leevi Kiil, FAIA, Leevi Kiil Architect; Susan Maxman, FAIA, SMP Architects LTD; Craig Rafferty, FAIA, Rafferty Rafferty Tollefson Lindeke Architects and Raymond Yeh, FAIA, Yeh Studio.
Out of a total AIA membership of over 83,000, there are just over 3,100 distinguished with the honor of fellowship and honorary fellowship. The elevation to fellowship is conferred on architects with at least 10 years of membership in the AIA in one or more of the following nomination categories:
1. Promoted the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession
2. Advanced the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training and practice
3. Coordinated the building industry and the profession of architecture through leadership in the AIA or other related professional organizations
4. Advanced the living standards of people through an improved environment
5. Made the profession of ever-increasing service to society
Included in the list below are the newly elevated members, their component affiliation and category for which they were elevated.
Included in the list below are the newly elevated members, their component affiliation and category for which they were elevated. You can follow the link below to view a more detailed list that includes images: http://www.aia.org/practicing/awards/2013/fellows/index.htm.
About The American Institute of Architects
Founded in 1857, members of the American Institute of Architects consistently work to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through nearly 300 state and local chapters, the AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public well being. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. The AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders, and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world. Visit www.aia.org.