News, Press Room/Releases, Specialist|

Contact: Shannon Calder                                                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Director of Communications

(916) 642-1718

scalder@aiacc.org

 

15 CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTS ELEVATED TO FELLOW

American Institute of Architects elevates members to College of Fellows

 

SACRAMENTO, Calif.—February 23, 2018—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.
Complete details and images are available on the AIA’s website.

The California list includes:

Leigh Christy, FAIA  AIA Los Angeles
Joseph Coriaty, FAIA  AIA Los Angeles
Andrew M. Cupples, FAIA  AIA Los Angeles
Laura Hartman, FAIA  AIA East Bay
James House, FAIA  AIA Los Angeles
Mark Jensen, FAIA  AIA San Francisco
Emily Marthinsen, FAIA  AIA East Bay
Suzanne Napier, FAIA  AIA San Francisco
Christopher Noll, FAIA  AIA San Francisco
Kenneth Radtkey, FAIA  AIA Santa Barbara
Sharon Refvem, FAIA  AIA Santa Clara Valley/Silicon Valley
Zigmund Rubel, FAIA  AIA San Francisco
Rosa Sheng, FAIA  AIA San Francisco
Eric Tomich, FAIA  AIA San Francisco
Sean Towne, FAIA AIA San Diego
Ingalill Wahlroos-Ritter, FAIA  AIA Los Angeles

 

####

The AIACC represents the interests of more than 11,000 architects and allied professionals in California.  Founded in 1944, The AIACC’s mission supports architects in their endeavors to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating more livable communities, sustainable designs and quality work environments. Today, The AIACC is the largest component of the national AIA organization. For more information, visit www.aiacc.org.

AIA California
AIA California
Celebrating over 75 years of service, the AIA California actively promotes the value of design and advocates for the architectural profession. AIA CA is an association of 11,000 dedicated and passionate members who share a commitment to design excellence and livability in California’s natural and built environments.

Comments are closed.

We use cookies to personalize content, to provide social media features and to analyze our traffic.
By continuing to use this website, you consent to the use of cookies.