Institute Honors for Collaborative Achievement are given by the American Institute of Architects to recognize and encourage distinguished achievements of allied professionals, clients, organizations, architect teams, knowledge communities, and others who have had a beneficial influence on or advanced the architectural profession.
Complete List of Recipients
The deadline for the 2013 program has passed.
The 2014 information will be posted in the summer of 2013. Until that time we encourage you to use the 2013 Collaborative Achievement Award Walk Through as a guideline.
Any AIA member, group of members, component, or knowledge community may nominate candidates, who must be living at the time of nomination, for Institute Honors for Collaborative Achievement. Nominations previously submitted may be resubmitted.
The categories for Institute Honors for Collaborative Achievement include, but are not limited to:
Individuals or organizations submitting a significant achievement or body of work in:
• Administration: creation, management, or sponsorship of programs that advance architecture and urban design in institutions, communities, and regional landscapes.
• Art and Craftsmanship: the design, fabrication, or installation of works of art and high craftsmanship in the context of architecture, urban design projects, and built landscapes.
• Collaborative Achievement: advancement of architecture and urban design by teams of architects, allied professionals, administrators, developers, or by the integration of several disciplines. (This specific area of achievement provides opportunities to recognize those allied organizations such as Associated General Contractors, General Services Administration, etc., or teams of allied professionals working with architects for outstanding contributions to the profession.)
• Construction: advancement in contracting, construction technique, construction management, cost estimating, and project delivery.
• Industrial Design: design or manufacture of building systems, equipment, furnishings, furniture, equipment, tools, and other materials affecting architecture and the built environment.
• Information Science: advances in technology, information systems, computer programming, library systems, and applications that contribute to the advancement of architecture, architectural practice, and the built environment.
• Professions Allied with Architecture: acoustics, color and materials, behavioral science, energy, engineering, ecology and environmental science, ergonomics, graphics, interior design, landscape architecture, land use, lighting design, urban and regional planning, preservation technology, public health, transportation, and other fields of consultation with architects.
• Public Policy: contributions to architecture and the built environment in economics law, political service and legislation, and sociology.
• Research, Dissemination, and Education: contributions to the advancement of architecture through research, publication, institutional and noninstitutional programs in education, and public awareness.
• Recording and Illustration: contributions to the advancement of architecture in drawing, film, model-making, photography, video, and other representational and recording media.
• Writing and Scholarship: contributions to the advancement of the understanding of architecture in anthropology, architectural history and theory, archaeology, criticism, geography, history, journalism, psychology, sociology, or other fields of inquiry.
Steven Spurlock, FAIA, Chair
Wnuk Spurlock Architecture, Washington, DC
James Binkley, FAIA
Brian F. Cavanaugh, AIA
Architecture Building Culture LLC, Portland, Oregon
Aisha Densmore-Bey, Assoc. AIA
Aisha Densmore-Bey, Designer, Boston
Lonnie Hoogeboom, AIA
Houston Downtown Management District, Houston
Year Awarded: 2013
Submission Deadline: October 5, 2012
Award Category: Design