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Honors and Awards

GOLD MEDAL

Julia Morgan, FAIA

The first woman ever to be awarded the AIA Gold Medal, Julia Morgan’s posthumous selection honors an architect that designed buildings prolifically and fearlessly in a rich and deeply realized array of styles.

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ARCHITECTURE FIRM AWARD

Eskew + Dumez + Ripple

Civic activists for their city of New Orleans who wield the design language of Modernism with a deft hand attuned to native building traditions, Eskew + Dumez + Ripple are honored with the AIA’s highest award given to an architecture firm.

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AIA/ACSA TOPAZ MEDALLION

Harrison Fraker, Assoc. AIA

Celebrated for his career-long efforts rallying legions of aspiring architects and colleagues to use building science in the fight against climate change, Fraker was chosen for the AIA’s premier education award.

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WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. AWARD

Ivenue Love-Stanley, FAIA

Ivenue Love-Stanley’s long track record of promoting inclusivity in the arts and advocating on behalf of the disenfranchised through civic, academic, and preservationist spheres has earned her the AIA’s premiere honor for fostering diversity and inclusion.

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EDWARD C. KEMPER AWARD

Frederic Bell, FAIA

For the influence he has wielded as a proponent of public forums for the discussion and exploration of architecture, sustainable design, and architecture’s influence on public health, Frederic Bell is honored with the AIA’s highest award for service to the Institute.

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DIVERSITY

Louise Bethune: America’s First Woman Architect

On Dec. 18, architectural historians and AIA members will gather in Buffalo to celebrate the life of Louise Bethune, the first female member of the AIA, who died 100 years ago.

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Business

HOME DESIGN TRENDS SURVEY

Infill Locations with Access to Urban Services and Amenities are Housing Priorities

The next generation of American homes are more walkable, closer to public transit, and located in denser, urban communities.

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WEB EXTRA

VJAA, Chicago Apartment

2013 Institute Honor Award for Interior Architecture

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REPOSITIONING THE AIA

Take Five
By Robert Ivy, FAIA

Update on Repositioning

The AIA’s CEO provides an update on the accelerating progress of the AIA Repositioning Initiative.

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AROUND THE PROFESSION

» 33 Resilient Cities Announced by The Rockefeller Foundation
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