industry insider | Mar 21, 2016 |
SOM, RAMSA architects named to AIA College of Fellows
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By Staff

Earlier this month, the 2016 Jury of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), elevated 149 of its members to the notable College of Fellows, which recognizes architects who have contributed significantly to architecture and society “and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession.” In May, an investiture ceremony at the 2016 National AIA Convention in Philadelphia will honor the members. AIA’s total membership numbers about 88,000, with less than 3,100 recognized with fellowship or honorary fellowship.

Fellows are recognized for one of the following categories:

Promoted the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession

Advanced the science and art of planning and building by furthering the standards of architectural education, training and practice

Coordinated the building industry and the profession of architecture through leadership in the AIA and other related professional organizations

Advanced the living standards of people through an improved environment

Made the profession of ever-increasing service to society


Among the 2016 AIA Fellows from New York:

Charles Besjak, FAIA, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
Donald R. Blair, FAIA, Blair + Mui Dowd Architects
Margaret O’Donoghue Castillo, FAIA, LEED AP, NYC Department of Design and Construction
Nicole M. Dosso, FAIA, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (SOM)
Martin J. Finio, FAIA, LEED, NCARB, Christoff : Finio Architecture
Alexander P. Lamis, FAIA, Robert A.M. Stern Architects (RAMSA)
Victor A. Mirontschuk, FAIA, EDI International
Jeffrey A. Murphy, FAIA, Murphy Burnham & Buttrick Architects (MBB)
Ann Merideth Rolland, FAIA, LEED, FXFOWLE Architects
William S. Ryall Jr., FAIA, Ryall Porter Sheridan Architects (RPSA)
Michael M. Samuelian, FAIA, Related Companies

See the full list of 2016 AIA Fellows.

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