Denver (Feb. 7, 2014)

The 2014 Jury of Fellows from The American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 139 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. Of those 139, three members from Colorado were elevated.

Nan Anderson, FAIA; Alan Ford, FAIA; and Mary Morissette, FAIA will be honored at an investiture ceremony during the 2014 AIA National Convention and Design Exposition in Chicago, June 26 – 28.

The Fellowship program was developed to elevate those architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to Fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of architects as individuals, but also their significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level.

Out of a total AIA membership of more than 83,000, approximately 3,000 are distinguished with this honor. The elevation to fellowship is conferred on architects with at least 10 years of membership in the AIA in one or more of the following nomination categories:

  1. Promoted the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession
  2. Advanced the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training and practice
  3. Coordinated the building industry and the profession of architecture through leadership in the AIA and other related professional organizations
  4. Advanced the living standards of people through an improved environment
  5. Made the profession of ever-increasing service to society


SONY DSCNan Anderson, FAIA
(Anderson Hallas Architects, PC) was nominated in category one – Promoted the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession.

 

 

 

 

Alan_FordAlan Ford, FAIA (Alan Ford Architects) was nominated in category two – Advanced the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training and practice.

 

 

 

 

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Mary Morissette, FAIA (Jacobs) was nominated in category three – Coordinated the building industry and the profession of architecture through leadership in the AIA and other related professional organizations.

 

 

 

 

ABOUT AIA COLORADO

For more than 150 years, members of The American Institute of Architects (AIA) have worked with each other and their communities to create more valuable, healthy, secure and sustainable buildings and cityscapes. AIA members have access to the right people, knowledge and tools to create better design, and through such resources and access, they help clients and communities make their visions real. With more than 2,500 members, AIA Colorado’s mission is to be the voice of the architectural profession and the primary resource for its members. AIA Colorado inspires members to be leaders in a quality built environment. Visit www.aiacolorado.org.

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Media Contacts

Alaina Gonzales
AIA Colorado
303 E. 17th Ave., Ste. 110
Denver, CO 80203
303.446.2266 x 116
alaina@aiacolorado.org
www.aiacolorado.org

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