AIA Announces 2015 Young Architects and Associates Award Winners
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the 14 recipients of its 2015 Young Architects Award, which honors architects for their leadership and contribution to the profession, and two recipients for the 2015 Associates Award, the highest honor given to individual associate AIA members who display superb leadership skills and have demonstrated their commitment to their component or region’s membership, in the community, in professional organizations, or in the design and construction industries.
The 2015 Young Architects Award winners are:
José Alvarez, AIA, Eskew+Dumez+Ripple, New Orleans
Zachary R. Benedict, AIA, MKM Architecture + Design, Fort Wayne, Indiana
Hafsa Burt, AIA, hb+a Architects, San Francisco
Justin Crane, AIA, Cambridge Seven Architects, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Sarah W. Dirsa, AIA, HOK, St. Louis
Andrew Dunlap, AIA, SmithGroupJJR, Detroit
James Henry, AIA, HDR, Dallas
Chris Hong, AIA, 70 International, Honolulu
James A. Meyer, AIA, Studio Main, Little Rock, Arkansas
Ann Sobiech Munson, AIA, Substance Architecture, Des Moines, Iowa
Adrianne Steichen, AIA, Pyatok Architecture + Urban Design, Oakland, California
Rebecca Talbert, AIA, Dewbery, Orlando, Florida
Derek C. Webb, AIA, mArchitects, Houston
Elizabeth Whittaker, AIA, Merge Architects, Boston
This jury for the 2015 Young Architects Awards comprised: William J. Stanley, III, FAIA (chair) of Stanley Love-Stanley, Atlanta; Lenore M. Lucey, FAIA, of LML Consulting, Washington, D.C.; Jonathan Penndorf, AIA, of Perkins + Will, Washington, D.C.; Raymond Post, FAIA, of Post Architects, Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Albert W. Rubeling, FAIA, of Rubeling & Associates, Towson, Maryland; and John Sorrenti, FAIA, of JRS Architect, PC, Mineola, New York.
The 2015 Associates Award winners are:
Stephen Francis Gray, Assoc. AIA, Sasaki Associates, Boston
Mary E. Hale, Assoc. AIA, Shepley Bulfinch, Boston
The jury for the 2015 Associates Awards comprised: Donald King, FAIA, (chair) of DKA Architecture in Seattle; Hiroshi Jacobs, Assoc. AIA, of Studios Architecture in Washington, D.C.; Michael Pyatok, FAIA, of Pyatok Architects in Oakland, California; David Trevino, AIA, of the City of Dallas; and Karen E. Williams, AIA, of PIVOT Architecture in Eugene, Oregon.