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AIA Elevates 152 Members and Two International Architects to the College of Fellows

AIA Fellowship Recognizes Significant Contributions to Profession of Architecture and Society

The 2018 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 152 member-architects to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the architecture profession. The fellows will be honored at a ceremony on June 22 at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City.

The fellowship program was developed to elevate those architects who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession and made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level. Prospective candidates must have at least 10 years of AIA membership and demonstrated influence in at least one of the following categories:

  • Promoted the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession;
  • Advanced the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training or practice;
  • Coordinated the building industry and the profession of architecture through leadership in the AIA or other related professional organizations; or
  • Advanced the living standards of people through an improved environment.

The stringent requirements result in only three percent of the AIA’s more than 91,000 members being recognized as fellows. Currently, there are 3,425 living fellows globally.

Fellows are selected by a seven-member Jury of Fellows. This year’s jury included Karen Nichols, FAIA (Chair), Michael Graves Architecture & Design; Peter Bardwell, FAIA, Bardwell + Associates, LLC; Mary A. Burke, FAIA, Burke Design and Architecture PLLC; Philip Castillo, FAIA, JAHN; Mary P. Cox, FAIA, Virginia Commonwealth University; Paul Mankins, FAIA, Substance architecture and David Messersmith, FAIA, University of Texas.

The newly elevated members and their AIA component affiliations are listed below. Complete details and images are available on the AIA’s website.

Edward H Adelman

Boston Society of Architects/AIA

Jennifer Aliber

Boston Society of Architects/AIA

Joseph J. Aliotta

AIA New York Chapter

Joseph M. Antunovich

AIA Chicago

Dror Baldinger

AIA San Antonio

Jay Bargmann

AIA New York Chapter

Alan Barlis

AIA New York Chapter

Jonathan Barnes

AIA Columbus

Larry Barr

AIA Washington DC

Denise M. Berger

AIA New York Chapter

 Andrew Bernheimer

AIA New York Chapter

Randall J. Biallas

AIA Washington DC

Kiki Bolender

AIA Philadelphia

Craig Borum

AIA Huron Valley

Gerald Warren Briggs

AIA Washington DC

Eric Bunge

AIA New York Chapter

Gregory John Burke

AIA Treasure Coast

Mary Burnham

AIA New York Chapter

Nathan R. Butler

AIA Orlando

Robert Calvani

AIA Albuquerque

Pablo Castro

AIA New York Chapter

Vishaan Chakrabarti

AIA New York Chapter

Katherine Kai-sun Chia

AIA New York Chapter

David J. Chilinski

Boston Society of Architects/AIA

Leigh Christy

AIA Los Angeles

Jonah Cohen

AIA Portland

Jose R. Coleman-Davis Pagan

AIA Puerto Rico

Chris Cooper

AIA New York Chapter

Stuart L. Coppedge

AIA Colorado South

Joseph Coppola

AIA New York Chapter

Joseph Coriaty

AIA Los Angeles

Bernard Costantino

AIA Columbus

Andrew M. Cupples

AIA Los Angeles

William (Griff) Davenport

AIA Minneapolis

Jules Dingle

AIA Philadelphia

Martine Dion

Boston Society of Architects/AIA

Wendy Dunnam Tita

AIA Austin

Craig Dykers

AIA New York Chapter

Tamara Eagle Bull

AIA Lincoln

Aimee Eckmann

AIA Chicago

Rand Ekman

AIA Chicago

Glenn Fellows

AIA Albuquerque

Joshua Flowers

AIA Memphis

Viviana Frank-Franco

AIA Lower Rio Grande Valley

Anna Franz

AIA Washington DC

Verity L. Frizzell

AIA Jersey Shore

R David Frum

AIA Seattle

William B. Gallagher Jr.

AIA Washington DC

Donald  F Gatzke

AIA Fort Worth

Brian George

AIA Dallas

Rocco Giannetti

AIA New York Chapter

Joann Gonchar

AIA New York Chapter

 

F. Eric Goshow

AIA New York Chapter

 Dina A. Griffin

AIA Chicago

Timothy J. Griffin

AIA St. Paul

 Jacquelyn Hale

AIA Orlando

Melody Harclerode

AIA Atlanta

 Kristine A. Harding

AIA North Alabama

Laura Hartman

AIA East Bay

 Cynthia Hayward

AIA Huron Valley

Laura Heim

AIA New York Chapter

Mark C. Hirons

AIA Chicago

James House

AIA Los Angeles

 Zena K. Howard

AIA Triangle

Jonathan Humble

AIA Connecticut

David J. Insinga

AIA Washington DC

Mark Jensen

AIA San Francisco

Pamela Jerome

AIA New York Chapter

Bruce Johnson

AIA Asheville

 Leonard Kady

AIA New York Chapter

Bernhard Karpf

AIA New York Chapter

Arlan Kay

AIA Southwest Wisconsin

James H. Kolker

AIA St. Louis

 Matthew Kreilich

AIA Minneapolis

Lee Ledbetter

AIA New Orleans

 Mindy Lehrman Cameron

AIA Seattle

Thomas Leslie

AIA Iowa

 David Leven

AIA New York Chapter

Ismael Leyva

AIA New York Chapter

Brian J Mac

AIA Vermont

Emily Marthinsen

AIA East Bay

Don H. May

AIA Albuquerque

Ronnie McGhee

AIA Washington DC

 Samuel Miller

AIA Seattle

Adrienne Montare

AIA Columbia

 Suzanne Napier

AIA San Francisco

James A. Nicolow

AIA Southwest Michigan

 Christopher Noll

AIA San Francisco

Samuel Óghale Oboh

Unassigned

 Sean O’Donnell

AIA Washington DC

Joyce Owens

AIA Florida Southwest

Haril Pandya

Boston Society of Architects/AIA

Wendy Pautz

AIA Seattle

 Frederick (Rick) Petersen

AIA Denver

Donna Phaneuf

AIA Hampton Roads

 Naomi Pollock

AIA Japan

Kenneth Radtkey

AIA Santa Barbara

 Sharon Refvem

AIA Santa Clara Valley

David W. Robinson

AIA Houston

J. Todd Robinson

AIA Middle Tennessee

Candid Rogers

AIA San Antonio

 Zigmund Rubel

AIA San Francisco

Wolf Saar

AIA Seattle

Patricia Saldaña Natke

AIA Chicago

Tania S Salgado

AIA Denver

John Lynch Sanders

AIA East Tennessee

Thomas Savory

AIA Columbia

Clemens Bruns Schaub

AIA Treasure Coast

Edwin Schmidt

AIA Northern Virginia

Charles L. Schreckenberger

AIA Akron

John M. Sellery

AIA Hong Kong

Nick Serfass

AIA Richmond

Stephen L. Sharp

AIA Dayton

Brian Shea

AIA New York Chapter

Christopher N. Shears

AIA Denver

Rosa Sheng

AIA San Francisco

 Troy Sherrard

AIA Columbus

Lloyd Sigal

AIA Buffalo/Western New York

George C. Skarmeas

AIA Philadelphia

Charles Davis Smith

AIA Dallas

Z. Smith

AIA New Orleans

Traci Dawn Sooter

AIA Springfield

Jonathan Scott Sparer

AIA Las Vegas

Robert Steele

AIA Richmond

Carrie Strickland

AIA Portland

Dean Strombom

AIA Houston

James Susman

AIA Austin

Robert J. Svedberg

AIA Atlanta

Karen Hargarther Thomas

AIA Seattle

Kermit Duncan Thompson

AIA Connecticut

Henry Tom

AIA Southern Arizona

Ronald J. Tomasso

AIA Washington DC

 Eric Tomich

AIA San Francisco

Sean Towne

AIA San Diego

Edward Tucker

AIA West Virginia

Bryan Turner

AIA Utah

 Grant Uhlir

AIA Chicago

David Urschel

AIA Chicago

Peter F. Vieira, Jr.

Boston Society of Architects/AIA

Lois Vitt Sale

AIA Northeast Illinois

 Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter

AIA Los Angeles

David E. Wark

AIA Portland

Louis Wasserman

AIA Milwaukee

Angela E. Watson

Boston Society of Architects/AIA

Ellen Watts

Boston Society of Architects/AIA

David West

AIA New York Chapter

Paul Whalen

AIA New York Chapter

Stephen Wierzbowski

AIA Chicago

Graham S. Wyatt

AIA New York Chapter

Mark Yoes

AIA New York Chapter

 Steve Ziger

AIA Baltimore

Dawn Zuber

AIA Huron Valley

2018 Honorary Fellows

Two honorary fellows were also elevated this year by the 2018 Jury of Fellows in conjunction with the 2018 Jury of Honorary Fellows. The Honorary Fellows of the Institute was developed as the international counterpart to the fellowship program. It recognizes the achievements of foreign architects as individuals and also elevates before the global public and the profession, model architects who have significantly contributed to the profession on an international level. This year’s honorary fellows are:

Taro Ashihara
Taro Ashihara Architects
Tokyo, Japan
Sathirut Nui Tandanand
Dhevanand Co. Ltd.
Bangkok, Thailand

This year’s Jury of Honorary Fellows included Ric Bell, FAIA (Chair), New York City Dept. of Design & Construction; Peter Bardwell, FAIA, Bardwell + Associates, LLC; Mary A. Burke, FAIA, Burke Design and Architecture PLLC; Philip Castillo, FAIA, JAHN; Mary P. Cox, FAIA, Virginia Commonwealth University; Lester Korzilius, FAIA, EllisWilliams Architects; Paul Mankins, FAIA, Substance architecture; David Messersmith, FAIA, University of Texas and Karen Nichols, FAIA, Michael Graves Architecture & Design.

You can view this press release online here.