The Institute recognized George Smart, founder of nonprofit organization North Carolina Modernist Houses, based in Durham, N.C., for taking public knowledge of modern architecture from a local to national level.
Eleven projects were recognized across ten states as well as Hong Kong.
Forward-looking proposals for feeding the growing population of an Arkansas city and for increasing accessibility to one of the nation's biggest cultural institutions took top honors in the AIA's Regional and Urban Design Awards.
The Philadelphia-based icons of Postmodernism are the first pair to win the Institute’s top honor.
The practicing architect is associate vice president for engineering firm TRC and president of the architecture consulting firm Thinking Leadership.
The New Mexico architect, who has served in a number of capacities with the AIA and is known for work in disaster recovery, wins this year’s top honor for service.
An innovator in passive-solar and transit-oriented design, the author, educator, and practitioner brings environmentalism into architectural education.
Christian de Portzamparc
Tim Cuppett Architects
Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)
Diller Scofidio + Renfro
Peter Pichler Architecture
Giulia de Appolonia
Gluckman Tang Architects