Dear AIA Members and Friends:
The annual AIA Convention was held in Chicago on June 25-28. Several significant announcements emerged from the event this year:
Julia Morgan, FAIA, was posthumously awarded the AIA Gold Medal. A long overdue recognition, she became the first woman ever to receive this award.
New Orleans-based Architects Eskew+Dumez+Ripple were honored with the Firm of the Year Award. They were cited for, among other things, their use of “rigorously crafted Modernism to repair, restore, and enhance the unique cultural and historic context of their city.” Read more