AIA grants Honorary Membership to six individuals
Recipients are recognized for their contributions to the architecture profession
For immediate release:
Washington, D.C. – March 9, 2018 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is granting Honorary AIA Membership to six people for their exemplary service to the architecture profession. This year’s honorary members include:
- Zurich Esposito, Hon. AIA;
- Nadav Malin, Hon. AIA;
- Nancy A. Nasher, Hon. AIA, and David J.Haemisegger, Hon. AIA;
- Joseph Simonetta, Hon. AIA;
- Julie D. Taylor, Hon. AIA.
Honorary AIA Membership is conferred upon people that have made notable contributions to the advancement of the architecture profession but are not otherwise eligible for AIA membership. In order to be considered for honorary membership, a person must meet all of the criteria to be eligible and be nominated by either Members of the AIA Board of Directors, Strategic Council, chapters, or Knowledge Communities. Nominations are then reviewed and decided by a jury. This year’s recipients were selected by a three-person jury.
About The American Institute of Architects
Founded in 1857, The American Institute of Architects consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through more than 200 international, state and local chapters, AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world.