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.
2012 Steven Holl, FAIA, of New York-based firm Steven Holl Architects.
2011 Fumihiko Maki, Hon. FAIA, of Tokyo-based firm Maki and Associates.
Deane Madsen, Assoc. AIA, LEED Green Associate, is a Washington, D.C.–based writer who covers architecture and design. He earned his M.Arch. at UCLA's Department of Architecture and Urban Design. Follow Deane on Google+ and Twitter at @deane_madsen.