Architecture’s future depends on its next generation of leaders—and the educators who impact their lives. The Topaz Medallion honors those who educate others to ensure architecture’s enduring excellence.

This award, jointly presented by AIA and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture, recognizes outstanding individual contributions in architectural education.

Candidates must be living at the time of nomination and must have spent at least a decade involved primarily in architectural education in North America.

Colleagues, students, and former students may submit nominations.

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