Union Studio Architecture & Community Design, Nat Rea (photo)

Honors and Awards Committee

See the Chapter Calendar for when the Honors and Awards Commmittee meets.

The committee has 6 official charges for 2021-2022:

  1. Establish Design Award categories using 2020 as baseline, and submission criteria.
  • Consider a student affiliate specific design award category: area of innovation.
  • Consider an Associate member specific design award category.
  • Consider criteria such as social impact such as effect on people and communities.
  1. Assist the E.D. manage any submission software and solicit submissions for Design Awards and Archistar.
  2. Establish a Design Awards Jury of architects from 1 or more AIA Chapters. Identify a Jury Liaison from the Chapter, who will instruct Jury on protocols and manage them through deliberations.
  3. Create a Design Awards presentation. Coordinate presentation of winners at the Annual Meeting & Design Awards Celebration, with a member of the jury. 
  4. Assist and coordinate with E.D. and Events & Programming Committee on Design Awards Celebration event.
  5. Identify 1 member to liaison to the communications committee.

If you are interested in joining or contributing to any of these items, please contact Roni Phipps at roni.phipps[@ aia-ri.org].