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AIA elevates 115 members and nine international architects to the College of Fellows

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is elevating 115 member-architects to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the architecture profession.

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

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

Fellows are selected by a seven-member Jury of Fellows. This year’s jury included Chair Mary P. Cox, FAIA, Virginia Commonwealth University; Peter Bardwell, FAIA, Bardwell + Associates, LLC; Mary A. Burke, FAIA, Burke Design & Architecture PLLC; Philip Castillo, FAIA, Jahn; Mary Johnston, FAIA, Johnston Architects, LLC; Paul Mankins, FAIA, Substancearchitecture; and Nancy Rogo Trainer, FAIA, Drexel University.

The newly elevated members and their AIA component affiliations are listed below. For complete details and images, visit the fellows directory.

Terry Lee Allers

AIA Iowa

Norman R. Alston

AIA Texas Society of Architects

Raya Ani

AIA New York State

Ruth Baleiko

AIA Washington Council

Mara Baum

AIA California Council

Bruce Redman Becker

AIA Connecticut

Raymond Beeler

AIA New York State

Kai-Uwe Bergmann

AIA New York State

Janette S. Blackburn

AIA Massachusetts

Joseph Brancato

AIA New York State

Kim D Bretheim

AIA Minnesota

John H Britton

AIA California Council

Peter Brown

AIA Texas Society of Architects

Robert Bullis

AIA Texas Society of Architects

Michael Burch

AIA California Council

Joseph P. Caprile

AIA Illinois

Stephen Cassell

AIA New York State

Yung Ho Chang

AIA Massachusetts

Jeanne Chen

AIA California Council

Leo Chow

AIA California Council

Lisa M. Chronister

AIA Oklahoma

Robert Condia

AIA Kansas

Robert Cozzarelli

AIA New Jersey

Brandon Dake

AIA Missouri

Manoj Dalaya

AIA Virginia

John R. DaSilva

AIA Massachusetts

Jeffrey L. Day

AIA Nebraska

Timothy E. de Noble

AIA Kansas

Roy T. Decker

AIA Mississippi

Jared Della Valle

AIA New York State

Melissa DelVecchio

AIA New York State

Bruce D. Eisenberg

AIA New York State

Thomas Fowler, IV

AIA California Council

Wyatt J. Frantom

AIA California Council

Craig S. Galati

AIA Nevada

Mark Gangi

AIA California Council

Pete Ed Garrett

AIA Texas Society of Architects

Nicholas Garrison

AIA New York State

John P. Gering

AIA New York State

Anzilla R. Gilmore

AIA Texas Society of Architects

Martin A. Gold

AIA Florida

Jordan Goldstein

AIA Washington, DC

Jeffrey Gunning

AIA Texas Society of Architects

Tushar Gupta

AIA Texas Society of Architects

Sharon Helene Haar

AIA Michigan

Todd R. Hanson

AIA New Hampshire

John Harrison

AIA Washington Council

Dominique M. Hawkins

AIA Pennsylvania

David B. Hill

AIA North Carolina

Kevin M. Holland

AIA California Council

Thomas L. Hoskens

AIA Minnesota

Aaron Jon Hyland

AIA California Council

Thomas Lee Hysell

AIA Minnesota

Darren L. James

AIA Texas Society of Architects

Thomas C. Jester

AIA Maryland

Michael W. Johns

AIA Pennsylvania

Bill Johnson

AIA Missouri

James Kalvelage

AIA Oregon

Mitra Kanaani

AIA California Council

Brian Kowalchuk

AIA New Jersey

Alison G. Kwok

AIA Oregon

Joseph Dye Lahendro

AIA Virginia

Samuel M. Lasky

AIA Massachusetts

Tracy Lea, AIA

AIA Louisiana

Michael N. Lykoudis

AIA Indiana

William T Mahan

AIA California Council

Michael S. Martin

AIA California Council

Michael McCulloch

AIA Oregon

Debi McDonald

AIA Massachusetts

Sandra McKee

AIA New York State

Louis A. Meilink Jr.

AIA Pennsylvania

Christine Mondor

AIA Pennsylvania

Julia Monk

AIA New York State

Nick Noyes

AIA California Council

Brandon Pace

AIA Tennessee

Jeffrey Paine

AIA North Carolina

Patrick Panetta

AIA Arizona

Richard I. Pigford

AIA Alabama

Burchell Pinnock

AIA Virginia

Jack Poling

AIA Minnesota

Bradford J. Prestbo

AIA Massachusetts

Tina Marie Reames

AIA New Mexico

Richard Renner

AIA Maine

Patricia Rhee

AIA California Council

Lyn Rice

AIA New York State

Francisco Javier Rodrígue

AIA International Chapters

William T Ruhl

AIA Massachusetts

Mary Elizabeth Rusz

AIA New York State

Constantine Nicholas Sak

AIA Arizona

Lee Salin

AIA California Council

Joel Sanders

AIA New York State

Mark Schatz

AIA Texas Society of Architects

Thomas J Schoeman

AIA Nevada

Bart Shaw

AIA Texas Society of Architects

Steven Shinn

AIA California Council

Daniel Simons

AIA California Council

Murat Soygenis

AIA International Chapters

Marc B. Spector

AIA New York State

James G. Spencer

AIA California Council

Karl W. Stumpf

AIA Washington, DC

Janet Tam

AIA California Council

David Thaddeus

AIA North Carolina

Jimmie E. Tucker

AIA Tennessee

Ursula Twombly

AIA Wisconsin

Nicholas E. Vlattas

AIA Virginia

Dennis Wedlick

AIA New York State

Andrew Whalley

AIA New York State

Jim Whitaker

AIA North Carolina

Jan Willemse

AIA Oregon

William K. Wilson

AIA Oregon

Dan Worth

AIA Nebraska

Brian T. Wurst

AIA South Carolina

Gregory A Yager

AIA International Chapters

Richard C. Yancey

AIA New York State

Robert E. Yohe

AIA Florida


The AIA Honorary Fellowship program honors international architects for their exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society on an international level. Nine honorary fellows are being elevated this year by the 2019 Jury of Honorary Fellows. This year’s honorary fellows are:

Emre Arolat

Istanbul, Turkey

Sandra Barclay

Lima, Peru

Alberto Campo Baeza

Madrid, Spain

Nathalie de Vries

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Jane Duncan

Little Chalfont, United Kingdom

Amanda Levete

London, United Kingdom

Esa Mohamed

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Pei Ing Tan

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Jacob van Rijs

Rotterdam, Netherlands

AIA Honorary Fellows are selected by a nine-member Jury of Honorary Fellows. This year’s jury included Chair Lester Korzilius, FAIA, EllisWilliams Architects; Mary P. Cox, FAIA, Virginia Commonwealth University; Peter Bardwell, FAIA, Bardwell + Associates, LLC; Mary A. Burke, FAIA, Burke Design & Architecture PLLC; Philip Castillo, FAIA, Jahn; Robert Forest, FAIA, Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture; Mary Johnston, FAIA, Johnston Architects, LLC; Paul Mankins, FAIA, Substancearchitecture; and Nancy Rogo Trainer, FAIA, Drexel University.

New fellows will be honored at a ceremony on June 7 at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2019 in Las Vegas.