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152 American & 2 International Architects Elevated to AIA College of Fellows for 2018

152 American & 2 International Architects Elevated to AIA College of Fellows for 2018
152 American & 2 International Architects Elevated to AIA College of Fellows for 2018, Claremont University Consortium Administrative Campus / LTL Architects. Image © Michael Moran
Claremont University Consortium Administrative Campus / LTL Architects. Image © Michael Moran

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the names of the 152 member-architects who have been elevated to its prestigious College of Fellows for 2018. Limited to members who have made “a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession,” approximately 3 percent of the AIA’s total membership of 90,000 are recognized as fellows.

Marwen’s Expansion / Wheeler Kearns Architects. Image © Steve Hall / Hedrich Blessing
Marwen’s Expansion / Wheeler Kearns Architects. Image © Steve Hall / Hedrich Blessing

The designation is given to architects with at least 10 years of AIA membership who have been nominated in one or more of the following categories:

  1. Promoted the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession;
  2. Advanced the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training or practice;
  3. Coordinated the building industry and the profession of architecture through leadership in the AIA or other related professional organizations; or
  4. Advanced the living standards of people through an improved environment.

Some notable names from this year’s list include:

The full list of this year’s fellows can be found here.

36 SML House / LEVENBETTS. Image © Michael Moran / OTTO
36 SML House / LEVENBETTS. Image © Michael Moran / OTTO

The AIA also has selected 2 international architects to become honorary fellows for “their exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society on an international level.”

This year’s list includes:

  • Taro Ashihara; Tokyo, Japan / Taro Ashihara Architects
  • Sathirut Tandanand; Bangkok, Thailand / Dhevanand Co. Ltd.

More information on this year’s recipients can be found here.

8 International & 178 American Architects Named to AIA College of Fellows

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has named 178 AIA members to be elevated to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made "a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession."

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Cite: Patrick Lynch. "152 American & 2 International Architects Elevated to AIA College of Fellows for 2018" 23 Feb 2018. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/889629/152-american-and-2-international-architects-elevated-to-aia-college-of-fellows-for-2018/> ISSN 0719-8884
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Claremont University Consortium Administrative Campus / LTL Architects. Image © Michael Moran

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