Henry Adams Medalists 2020

For more than a century, the AIA has provided a medal of excellence to the top graduating students in National Architectural Accrediting Board (NAAB) or Canadian Architectural Certification Board (CACB) accredited degrees, Bachelor of Architecture, Master of Architecture, or Doctor of Architecture. The award is named in honor of Henry Adams (1838-1918), a historian, author, and scholar who donated his book, Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres, and eventually the royalties from his book, to the AIA. In 2018, a new medal and process was announced that aligns with the original 1914 resolution that established this award.

2020 Recipients

Congratulations to our 2020 Henry Adams Medalists! More than 100 schools in the US and Canada participated in 2020, making awards to 130 US students and 11 Canadian students.

Bachelor of Architecture

Aaron Teves - Rhode Island School of Design

Abby Renee Boedigheimer - Tulane School of Architecture

Alecia L. Buffington - The Division of Architecture, The University of Oklahoma College of Architecture

Alexandra Morgan Kupi - University of Miami

Alicia Chen - The University of Texas at Austin

Alina Rose Sebastian - American University of Sharjah

Alma Davila - California College of the Arts

Angela Tamayo Cardena - Woodbury University School of Architecture

Audrey Buck - The Pennsylvania State University

Blake J. Hageman - Illinois Institute of Technology

Brandon Holiday - Florida A&M University, School of Architecture and Engineering Technology

Brianna Barr - Ball State University

Bronwyn Wismer - University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design

Caleb Lawrence - Kennesaw State University College of Architecture and Construction Management

Chante C. Lombre - University of North Carolina Charlotte School of Architecture

Chase Webb - Oklahoma State University School of Architecture

Christopher Y. Cheng - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, College of Architecture & Urban Studies

Courtney Chase Jones - Louisiana State University

David Sweere - University of Arkansas Fay Jones School of Architecture

Erin Heidelberger - New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT

Hanneke van Deursen - Syracuse University School of Architecture

Henry Savoie - Auburn University School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape Architecture

Isabella Joseph - The City College of New York, Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture

Jessica Hae-Lahn Goswick - California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Jorge Carlos Acevedo Estrada - Universidad Politécnica de Puerto Rico

Lara Hansmann - Rice Architecture

Lenore Roberts - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Department of Architecture

Logan Winstead - North Carolina State University

Matthew J. Lusk - Drexel University

Maxwell Starcevich - Judson University

Nancy Ai - Southern California Institute of Architecture

Nathan A. Sands - Iowa State University

Nathan Lienhop - Academy of Art University School of Architecture

Nelson Hernandez - NewSchool of Architecture and Design

Raymond Rash - The University of Arizona, School of Architecture

Robert Nafie - New York Institute of Technology

Shelley Warner - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Stephanie Kubus - University of Notre Dame

Tong Shu - The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture of The Cooper Union

Xiaotong Ni - University of Southern California School of Architecture

Yeshu Tan - Pratt Institute

Master of Architecture

Achala Pandey - University of the District of Columbia

Afif Alahmad - University of Kentucky, School of Architecture

Alaa Bou Ghanem - University of North Carolina Charlotte School of Architecture

Alexandra Swan -  Faculté de l'aménagement - École d'architecture - Université de Montréal

Amanda Leano Gatto - University of Detroit Mercy School of Architecture

Ana Cheng - University of South Florida

Andrea Nicole Barrios - Louisiana State University

Andrew Dancer - Ferris State University, Kendall College of Art and Design

Anna Renken - Princeton University School of Architecture

Ashish Rajeev Dandekar - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, School of Architecture

Austin Jones - University of Houston Gerald D. Hines College of Architecture and Design

Brianne Ramsey Gregory - Louisiana Tech University

Carley Pasqualotto - University of Nevada Las Vegas

Caroline Chen - UC Berkeley College of Environmental Design

Chase Woosley - The University of Arizona, School of Architecture

Chloe Voltaire - Clemson University

Christina Griggs - Southern California Institute of Architecture

Connery Friesen - University of Manitoba

Devon Leonard - Arizona State University

Diana Duran - University of New Mexico

Diana Erazo - Parsons New School of Design

Diego Zubizarreta Otero - The University of Texas at Austin

Divya S. Malpani - Illinois Institute of Technology

Drew Doyle - South Dakota State University

Elizabeth A. Hasenfratz - The Division of Architecture, The University of  Oklahoma College of Architecture

Emily Bandy - California State Polytechnic University, Pomona, Department of Architecture

Emily Kazanowski - The University of British Columbia

Emma Pevoar - Miami University

Evelyn Hofmann - University of Waterloo

Fhenny Gracia - University of Florida Graduate School of Architecture

Graham Oglend - John H. Daniels Faculty of Architecture, Landscape, and Design, University of Toronto

Hannah Leigh Boyd-Bannister - Tulane University School of Architecture

Hannah V. O'Toole - Wentworth Institute of Technology

Ian Miley - Harvard University Graduate School of Design

Isabella Pria Pinto - Northeastern University School of Architecture

Jack Gonzalez - California Baptist University

Jackson Reed - Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, College of Architecture & Urban Studies

Jacob Monroe - Washington State University

Jan Ock Kim - Academy of Art University School of Architecture

Jeevan Thapa - The University of Memphis

Jesse Chappelle - University of Southern California School of Architecture

Jessica Pope - NewSchool of Architecture and Design

John JinWoo - Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture, McGill University

Jonathan Hamilton - Pratt Institute

Jordan Kacur - Norwich University School of Architecture and Art

Jose Ruel Valdehueza Bozzolo-Fabia - The State University of New York at Buffalo, School of Architecture and Planning

Joshua Michael McMahan - Texas A&M University

Julian Edgren - New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT

Kenneth Adams - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, School of Architecture and Urban Planning

Lacey Wells - Judson University

Lane S. Pralle - Iowa State University

Lena Pfeiffer - The Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture

Liliana Morales - University of Texas at Arlington

Lorryn Wilhelm - University of Washington

Madeline Kil - University of Michigan Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning

Martha Kriley - University of California, Los Angeles

Meghan Quigley - University of Illinois at Chicago

Michael DeMaagd Rodriguez - University of Notre Dame

Michelle Bunch - Georgia Institute of Technology

Mikéla Sumner - Rhode Island School of Design

Mohammed Alrahyani - Savannah College of Art and Design

Molly Esteve - Portland State University School of Architecture

Natasha Basir - Carleton University, Azrieli School of Architecture & Urbanism

Nia Damgova - Drury University

Nicolas D. Losi - The City College of New York, Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture

Olivia Zepp - Ball State University

Oussama Khalfi - Temple University, Tyler School of Art and Architecture

Paige Omberg - North Dakota State University

Parsa Rezaee - Woodbury University School of Architecture

Perry Ashenfelter - University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design

Peter Larsen - Austin E. Knowlton School of Architecture

Rachel Reinhard - Washington University, Sam Fox School

Randy J. Begin - University of Hartford

Roger Clark - Kansas State University College of Architecture, Planning & Deisgn

Rohini Raghavan - The Pennsylvania State University

Rose Wheeler Wilkowski - Rice Architecture

Rula Zuhour - The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Ryan Cooper - North Carolina State University

Ryan Dewolde - Dalhousie University

Sakina Husaini Rangwala - Texas A&M University

Samuel B. Hill - University of Massachusetts Amherst

Sarah Cenary - Florida A&M University, School of Architecture and Engineering Technology

Sarah Vanderpool - University of Colorado Denver

Shayla Joy Dick - University of Nebraska-Lincoln College of Architecture

Sherry Xue Yi Ng - University of Virginia School of Architecture

Shudan He - University of Idaho Architecture Program

Stephanie Davis - Andrews University

Stratton Coffman - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Tara Michelle Pullam Pearson - Syracuse University School of Architecture

Taylor Brann Carpenter - University of Utah School of Architeture

Taylour Upton - School of Architecture and Interior Design

Theresa Kennedy - University of Southern California School of Architecture

Thibault Nguyen -  École d'architecture de l'Université Laval

Thomas E. Lee - Roger Williams University, School of Architecture, Art and Historic Preservation

Timothee De Toldi - Peter Guo-hua Fu School of Architecture, McGill University

Tori Alexandra Cohen - University of Miami

Vishnu Balunsat - California College of the Arts

Xiaoxue Ma - Cornell University

Xichang Yang - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Yekaterina Korotayeva - Ryerson University

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