2015 Honor Awards Winners

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Build Something Great, AIA Atlanta’s annual award ceremony, was held on October 29, 2015 at the Greystone at Piedmont Park. The event unites members of the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) industry and honors community leaders.

Ivan Allen Sr. Award

mark levineMark Levine, AIA
The Ivan Allen Sr. Award, AIA Atlanta’s most prestigious prize, honors the member who has made the greatest contribution of service to the community and has, therefore, sustained the highest ideals of the profession of architecture.

Kwanza Hall Award

david marvinDavid Marvin
The Kwanza Hall Honor Award is awarded to an individual from outside the architecture field for exemplary leadership in increasing the value of architecture, enriching lives and transforming local communities.

Dorothy Spence Helping Hand

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Thomas Little, AIA
Open to any individual that has made significant contributions to AIA Atlanta, the Dorothy Spence Helping Hand is awarded to an individual who exemplifies the spirit of volunteerism by giving of his or her time and energies for the benefit of the organization.

John A. Busby Jr., FAIA Medal

shelby morris colorShelby Morris, AIA
The John A. Busby Jr., FAIA Medal is given annually to a young architect who has been an AIA member for two consecutive years and has been in the profession of architecture for 10 years or less.

Silver Medal Award

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Houser Walker Architecture
The Silver Medal Award honors a firm, single practitioner or large entity, who has sustained outstanding performance evidenced by a consistently high level of design quality. This award is open to any architecture firm within AIA Atlanta’s jurisdiction that has been in practice for a minimum of five years.

Presidential Citation

doug samsDouglas Sams
Awarded by AIA Atlanta’s 2015 President Melody Harclerode, AIA, the Presidential Citation spotlights an
individual who has worked tirelessly to promote the goals and ideals of the organization.