2018 Honorary Membership
Honoring the achievements of those outside the profession
One of the highest honors bestowed on a person outside of architecture is honorary membership; this year's batch of honorary AIA members has achieved accomplishments of outstanding significance to both the profession and its practitioners.
Zurich Esposito, Hon. AIA
For the past two decades, Zurich Esposito, Hon. AIA, has propelled AIA Chicago’s membership forward at an unprecedented pace.
Nadav Malin, Hon. AIA
For the past 25 years, Nadav Malin, Hon. AIA, has played a critical role in mainstreaming sustainable design into the practice of architecture.
Nancy A. Nasher, Hon. AIA and David J. Haemisegger, Hon. AIA
Combining a passion for the built environment and a philosophic imperative to provide access to the arts, Nancy A. Nasher, Hon. AIA, and David J. Haemisegger, Hon. AIA, have for years worked to enhance the communities in which we live.
Joseph Simonetta, Hon. AIA
For nearly 20 years, Joseph Simonetta, Hon. AIA, has championed New Jersey’s architects and energized AIA New Jersey.
Julie D. Taylor, Hon. AIA
Julie D. Taylor, Hon. AIA, has served the AIA at all levels, including her role as public director on the AIA National Board of Directors.