AIA Elevates 98 Architects to the College of Fellows

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is elevating 96 member-architects and 2 non-member-architects to its College of Fellows, an honor awarded to architects who have made significant contributions to the profession.

The fellowship program was developed to elevate 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 architect membership and demonstrated influence in at least one of the following areas:

•    Promoted the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession. 
•    Advanced the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of practice. 
•    Coordinated the building industry, and the profession of architecture. 
•    Ensured the advancement of the living standards of people through their improved environment. 
•    Made the profession of ever-increasing service to society. 
•    Advanced the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education and training.

Fellows are selected by a seven-member Jury of Fellows. This year’s jury included Chair Lisa Lamkin, FAIA, Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, Inc; Carl D’Silva, FAIA, Perkins + Will; Sanford Garner, FAIA, RGCollaborative; Margaret McFadden Carney, FAIA, Cornell University; Pamela Rew, FAIA, KSS Architects; Anne Schopf, FAIA, Mahlum and Lourdes Solera, FAIA, MCHarry Associates.

For complete details and images, visit the fellows directory.

The AIA Honorary Fellowship program honors international architects for their exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society on an international level. Two honorary fellows are being elevated this year by the 2024 Jury of Honorary Fellows. Learn more about this years honorary fellows here

AIA Honorary Fellows are selected by a nine-member Jury of Fellows and Honorary Fellows.  This year’s jury included Chair Sandra Barclay, Hon. FAIA, Barclay & Crousse Architecture; Andrew Fox Bromberg, Hon. FAIA, Andrew Bromberg Architects; Lisa Lamkin, FAIA, Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, Inc; Carl D’Silva, FAIA, Perkins + Will; Sanford Garner, FAIA, RGCollaborative; Margaret McFadden Carney, FAIA, Cornell University; Pamela Rew, FAIA, KSS Architects; Anne Schopf, FAIA, Mahlum and Lourdes Solera, FAIA, MCHarry Associates.

New fellows will be honored at the AIA Awards Gala, June 7, 2024, at the National Building Museum in Washington D.C. Learn more about fellowship.

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