Join AIA Atlanta in congratulating members Melody Harclerode, FAIA and Robert J. Svedberg, FAIA on being elevated to the College of Fellows. The 2018 Jury of Fellows elevated a total of 152 AIA members and two international architects.
Melody Harclerode, FAIA
As executive director of the Sandy Springs Conservancy, Melody works with the board of directors, volunteers, partners, donors and government entities to bolster the influence and profile of the organization through impactful programs and initiatives. Melody served as the 2015 president of AIA Atlanta, spearheading partnerships with the Atlanta BeltLine Inc., the City of Atlanta Office of Cultural Affairs and the Atlanta Business Chronicle. She also co-founded Discover Architecture, a volunteer-driven program providing elementary school students an exciting exploration of architecture and the built environment.
Robert J. Svedberg, FAIA
At tvsdesign, Rob is a principal in the convention center practice, coordinating the activity of an amazing team of architects, designers, programming specialists, sustainability experts and operational researchers who have designed four of the five largest convention centers in North America and three of the most important centers in China. His projects reflect community’s values by bring together people, ideas, commerce and award-winning design. Outside of the office, Rob sits on the City of Atlanta’s SPI-1 Development Review Commission, the Atlanta West Side TAD Advisory Board, ULI TAP Committee and Marietta Street Artery Association’s Land Use Committee.
About the College of Fellows
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