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22 CALIFORNIA ARCHITECTS ELEVATED TO COLLEGE OF FELLOWS
American Institute of Architects elevates members to College of Fellows
Sacramento, Calif.— The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is elevating 116 member-architects to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the architecture profession, and 22 of them are from California.
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 areas:
Promoted the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession;
Promoted 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.
Fellows are selected by a seven-member Jury of Fellows. This year’s jury included Chair Paul Mankins, FAIA, Chair Substancearchitecture; Mary A. Burke, FAIA, Burke Design & Architecture PLLC; Philip Castillo, FAIA, Jahn; Mary Johnston, FAIA, Johnston Architects, LLC; Nancy Rogo Trainer, FAIA, Drexel University; Steven Spurlock, FAIA, Quinn Evans Architects and Anna Wu, FAIA, University of North Carolina, Durham, North Carolina
The newly elevated California members are listed below. For complete list, details, and images, visit the fellows directory.
Javier Arizmendi, FAIA AIA San Francisco
Barbara H. Flammang, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
Avi Grigorescu, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
Eric Haas, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
Kristi Hanson, FAIA AIA California Desert
Sara Meeker Jensen, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
John E. Kaliski, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
Calvin Kam, FAIA AIA San Francisco
Kang Kiang, FAIA AIA San Francisco
Karin J. Liljegren, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
Yu-Ngok Lo, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
Neal S. Matsuno, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
Alix Walsh O’Brien, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
Mark Quattrocchi, FAIA AIA Redwood Empire
Neal J.Z. Schwartz, FAIA AIA San Francisco
Vijay K Sehgal, FAIA AIA Pasadena Foothill
Roger Sherman, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
James E. Silcott, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
Pauline M Souza, FAIA AIA San Francisco
Warren Techentin, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
Mario J Violich, FAIA AIA Los Angeles
Christopher S. Wasney, FAIA AIA Santa Clara Valley
For more information, please contact email@example.com, 916-642-1718.
The AIA California 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.aiacalifornia.org.