AIA elevates 76 architects to the College of Fellows
AIA fellowship recognizes significant contributions to the profession of architecture and society.
WASHINGTON – February 21, 2023 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is elevating 73 member-architects and three non-member-architects to its College of Fellows, an honor awarded to architects who have made significant contributions to the profession.
The fellowship program was developed to elevate architects who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession and made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level. Prospective candidates must have at least 10 years of AIA architect membership and demonstrated influence in at least one of the following areas:
- Promoted the aesthetic, scientiﬁc, and practical efﬁciency of the profession.
- Advanced the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of practice.
- Coordinated the building industry, and the profession of architecture.
- Ensured the advancement of the living standards of people through their improved environment.
- Made the profession of ever-increasing service to society.
- Advanced the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education and training.
Fellows are selected by a seven-member Jury of Fellows. This year’s jury included Chair RK Stewart, FAIA, RK Stewart Consultants; Carl D'Silva, FAIA, Perkins + Will; Lisa Lamkin, FAIA, Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, Inc.; Rebecca Lewis, FAIA, DSGW Architects; Pamela Rew, FAIA, KSS Architects; Anne Schopf, FAIA, Mahlum and Allison Williams, FAIA, AGWms_studio.
The newly elevated members and their AIA component affiliations are listed below. For complete details and images, visit the fellows directory.
- Ronald Abo AIA Colorado
- James Richard Alsop AIA North Carolina
- Steven Kelly Alspaugh AIA Indiana
- Abimbola Asojo AIA Minnesota
- Sara Beardsley AIA Illinois
- Bernita Beikmann AIA Texas Society of Architects
- David Block AIA Illinois
- Dan Brunn AIA California Council
- Charles Cash AIA Kentucky
- Jason Chandler AIA Florida
- Yew Kee Cheong AIA International Chapters and US Territories
- Christos Chrysiliou AIA California Council
- Craig Copeland AIA New York State
- Justin Crane AIA Massachusetts
- Lance Davis AIA Washington DC
- Jonathan Feldman AIA California Council
- Steven David Flanagan AIA California Council
- Tenna Florian AIA Texas Society of Architects
- Mary Follenweider AIA California Council
- Xuan Fu AIA Illinois
- Sanford Garner AIA Indiana
- James Garrett AIA Minnesota
- Richard Graves AIA Minnesota
- Todd Grover AIA Minnesota
- Ravi Gunewardena AIA California Council
- Maureen Guttman AIA Pennsylvania
- Daniel-Christopher (Neil) Hall AIA Florida
- Douglas Hanson AIA California Council
- Marnique Heath AIA Washington DC
- Jason Holuby AIA Oklahoma
- Adele Houghton AIA Texas Society of Architects
- Ping Jiang AIA International Chapters and US Territories
- Nathan Johnson AIA Minnesota
- Walter Jones AIA Ohio
- Nerin Kadribegovic AIA California Council
- Neil Katz AIA New York State
- Joongsub Kim AIA Michigan
- Susan Kliman AIA North Dakota
- Varun Kohli AIA New York State
- William LaPatra AIA Washington Council
- Bryan Lijewski AIA Michigan
- Andrea Love AIA Massachusetts
- William Mallari AIA Maryland
- Nea Maloo AIA Washington DC
- Kenneth Martin AIA Virginia
- Ryan McEnroe AIA Washington DC
- Mike McGlone AIA Texas Society of Architects
- Anne Mooney AIA Utah
- Frances Moore AIA California Council
- Jack Morgan AIA Oklahoma
- Diana Nicklaus AIA Massachusetts
- Victor Olgyay AIA Colorado
- Yen Ong AIA Texas Society of Architects
- Gregg Pasquarelli AIA New York State
- Janet Pogue McLaurin AIA Washington DC
- Martin Primmer AIA Kentucky
- Robert Reis AIA Virginia
- James Richard AIA Arizona
- Joseph Ruocco AIA Washington DC
- Timothy Schroeder AIA Iowa
- Mark Schwamel AIA Illinois
- Jeremy R. M. Shannon AIA New York State
- Cass Smith AIA California Council
- Jodi Smits Anderson AIA New York State
- Christian Sottile AIA Georgia
- R. Brandon Sprague AIA Nevada
- Brian Tibbs AIA Tennessee
- Brad Tomecek AIA Colorado
- Theodore Touloukian AIA Massachusetts
- Mark Walsh AIA Illinois
- Angela Ward Hyatt AIA Massachusetts
- Rob Whitehead AIA Iowa
- Robin Whitehurst AIA Illinois
The AIA Honorary Fellowship program honors international architects for their exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society on an international level. Three honorary fellows are being elevated this year by the 2023 Jury of Honorary Fellows. This year’s honorary fellows are:
- Xiangming Huang Shanghai, China
- Philip F. Yuan Shanghai, China
- Jiang Wu Shanghai, China
AIA Honorary Fellows are selected by a nine-member Jury of Fellows and Honorary Fellows. This year’s jury included Chair James Atkins, FAIA, Atkins Consulting; Sandra Barclay, Hon. FAIA, Barclay & Crousse Architecture; Rainy Hamilton Jr., FAIA, Hamilton Anderson Associates; Lisa Lamkin, FAIA, Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, Inc.; Rebecca Lewis, FAIA, DSGW Architects; Carl D'Silva, FAIA, Perkins + Will; RK Stewart, FAIA, RK Stewart Consultants; Allison Williams, FAIA, AGWms_studio and Anne Schopf, FAIA, Mahlum.
New fellows will be honored at a ceremony during the AIA Conference on Architecture 2023 in San Francisco. Learn more about fellowship on AIA’s website.
Founded in 1857, AIA 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.
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. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards.