American Institute of Architects (AIA) Fellowships recently were awarded to several Chicago AIA members across five category distinctions and announced and published on AIAChicago.org and Chicago Architect Magazine.
Eight members were awarded the fellowship for advancing the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training and practice.
Those winners were Mary Brush, principal at Mary Brush Architects, who has been pioneering design and restoration of exteriors that are accessed by swing stage and industrial rope systems; and John Burcher,director of interior design at Adrian Smith & Gordon Gill, who has assured that his firm completed more than 4.5 million square feet of services on schedule and on budget.
Other awards went to Jane Cameron of Perkins & Will, Ellen Bailey Dickson of Bailey Edward, Larry Kearns at Wheeler Kearns Architects, Percy "Rebel" Roberts III of VOA, Joseph Stypka of JAHN and Susan Turner at Bailey Edward.
Robert Theel at GSA received a fellowship for advancing the living standards of people through an improved environment, and Lamar Johnson, regional managing principal at Gensler, received an award for making the profession of architect of ever-increasing service to society.
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