The AIA has announced its latest Gold Medal winner, Julia Morgan, who was honored 50 years after her death, and is the first woman to receive the award. With the help of Esto’s archivists, ARCHITECT has compiled a retrospective look at AIA Gold Medal winners of the last ten years.

2013 Thom Mayne, FAIA, of Los Angeles-based firm Morphosis Architects.

Caltrans District 7 Headquarters, Los Angeles, by 2014 AIA Gold Medal winner Thom Mayne, FAIA, of Morphosis.
© Lawrence Anderson | Esto Caltrans District 7 Headquarters, Los Angeles, by 2014 AIA Gold Medal winner Thom Mayne, FAIA, of Morphosis.


2012 Steven Holl, FAIA, of New York-based firm Steven Holl Architects.

Linked Hybrid, Beijing, by 2012 AIA Gold Medal winner Steven Holl, FAIA, with Steven Holl Architects.
© David Sundberg | Esto Linked Hybrid, Beijing, by 2012 AIA Gold Medal winner Steven Holl, FAIA, with Steven Holl Architects.


2011 Fumihiko Maki, Hon. FAIA, of Tokyo-based firm Maki and Associates.

MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Mass., by 2011 AIA Gold Medal winner Fumihiko Maki, Hon. FAIA, of Maki and Associates with Leers Weinzapfel Associates.
© Anton Grassl | Esto MIT Media Lab, Cambridge, Mass., by 2011 AIA Gold Medal winner Fumihiko Maki, Hon. FAIA, of Maki and Associates with Leers Weinzapfel Associates.


2010 Peter Bohlin, FAIA, of Bohlin Cywinski Jackson.

Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., by 2010 AIA Gold Medal winner Peter Bohlin, FAIA, with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson.
© Jeffrey Totaro | Esto Catholic University of America, Washington, D.C., by 2010 AIA Gold Medal winner Peter Bohlin, FAIA, with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson.


2009 Glenn Murcutt, of Glenn Murcutt & Associates.

Bundanon Environmental Center, Riverdale, Australia, by 2009 AIA Gold Medal winner Glenn Murcutt.
© John Gollings | Esto Bundanon Environmental Center, Riverdale, Australia, by 2009 AIA Gold Medal winner Glenn Murcutt.


2008 Renzo Piano, Hon. FAIA, of Renzo Piano Building Workshop.

Tjibaou Cultural Center, Noumea New Calidonia, by 2008 AIA Gold Medal winner Renzo Piano, Hon. FAIA, with Renzo Piano Building Workshop.
© Tim Griffith | Esto Tjibaou Cultural Center, Noumea New Calidonia, by 2008 AIA Gold Medal winner Renzo Piano, Hon. FAIA, with Renzo Piano Building Workshop.


2007  Edward Larrabee Barnes, awarded posthumously.

Reid House, New York, by 2007 AIA Gold Medal winner Edward Larrabee Barnes.
© Ezra Stoller | Esto Reid House, New York, by 2007 AIA Gold Medal winner Edward Larrabee Barnes.


2006 Antoine Predock, FAIA, of Albuquerque-based firm Antoine Predock Architect.

Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Wash., by 2006 AIA Gold Medal winner Antoine Predock, FAIA.
© Lara Swimmer | Esto Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Wash., by 2006 AIA Gold Medal winner Antoine Predock, FAIA.


2005  Santiago Calatrava, AIA.

City of Arts & Sciences, Valencia, Spain, by 2005 AIA Gold Medal winner Santiago Calatrava, Hon. FAIA.
© Alan Karchmer | Esto City of Arts & Sciences, Valencia, Spain, by 2005 AIA Gold Medal winner Santiago Calatrava, Hon. FAIA.


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