Henry Adams Medal and Certificate
For more than a century, the AIA has provided a medal of excellence to graduating students in the National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) or Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) accredited schools. The award is named in honor of Henry Adams (1838-1918), a historian, journalist, and scholar who donated the royalties from his book Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres to the AIA.
What has now become the Henry Adams Medal Program, schools may award a medal and certificate of honor to one graduate of a Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture program who displays excellence throughout their academic career.
The annual submission period is open from March 1 through March 31.
Schools may submit the names of one student per program (Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture). The medal and certificate will be mailed to the school within 4-6 weeks of the submission deadline.