2017 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.
Diane Harp Jones, Hon. AIA
Diane Harp Jones’ big-picture thinking has benefited the AIA and its membership for nearly 20 years.
Virginia Savage McAlester, Hon. AIA
A historian, preservationist, and author, Virginia Savage McAlester has literally written the book on America’s residential architecture.
Cynthia L. Peterson, Hon. AIA
A specialist in the preservation of architectural archives, Cynthia Peterson’s theoretical approach has propelled public awareness in Sarasota, Florida.