From left: Paula Burns McEvoy, FAIA; Daniel Watch, FAIA; and Liz Harriss York, FAIA
The 2016 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 149 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows, an honor awarded to members who have made significant contributions to the profession. The 2016 Fellows will be honored at an investiture ceremony at the AIA Convention in Philadelphia in May.
Join AIA Atlanta in congratulating three of our members who have been named 2016 Fellows:
Paula Burns McEvoy, FAIA
As co-director of Perkins+Will’s Sustainable Design Inititaive, Paula is responsible for coordinating sustainable efforts across the firm’s offices. She is also USGBC LEED faculty and a board member for the USGBC Georgia Chapter. Paula served as AIA Atlanta president in 2010.
Daniel Watch, FAIA
Daniel is a principal at Perkins+Will, who is recognized for his “original, skillful and affordable” designs in the United States and beyond. Among his clients are the Department of Homeland Security and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Additionally, he is a speaker and author.
Liz Harriss York, FAIA
Liz, currently the associate director for quality and sustainability at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, is also a registered architect and LEED Accredited Professional. Liz finds interest in exploring the “connection between the built environment and its influence on our ecosystem and the subsequent effects on personal and public health.”
About the AIA Fellowship Program
The Fellowship program was developed to elevate those architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of architects as individuals, but also their significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level
(H/T AIA National)