AIA NJ Service Awards

 

 

The AIA NJ annual Service Awards are given to recognize accomplishments of individuals and firms that have provided distinguished service to the profession and to the Society.  They are designed to focus on the accomplishments of members and non-members on issues of public awareness of the built environment, service to the community and other non-design aspects of Architecture.
2020 AIA New Jersey Service Awards
 
Each of the applicants for the AIA New Jersey 2020 Service Awards demonstrated a high degree of major architectural accomplishments regarding professional, technical and community-based attributes. We congratulate the selected award recipients for their distinguished excellence involving their professionalism, extensive backgrounds, diverse involvements, as well as their clear commitments to the community.
 
AIA NEW JERSEY
2020 SERVICE AWARD RECIPIENTS
 
 
Resident of the Year Award
Robert Austin 
Life safety is the essence of an architect’s responsibility. Rob Austin provides essential code guidance to architects across New Jersey via his insightful writing, presentations, and consultation
 
Young Architect of the Year
LoriAnne Jones, AIA
LoriAnne’s love of architecture is match only by her passion for service. As an advisor to clients, a resource to colleagues, and a guidepost to mentees, LoriAnne’s work serves to further the profession.
 
 
 
Associate Architect of the Year Award
Dana Nalbantian, Assoc. AIA
Completing more than 20 million square feet throughout her career, Dana exemplifies commitment to the architecture and design industry. Through her service and her projects, she has raised the bar for the build environment.
 
 
 
Distinguished Service Award
Roger Smith, Assoc. AIA
Roger’s leadership, experience, passion and energy for the architecture profession has allowed him to take on tomorrow’s challenges and move us forward through the power of design.
 
 
 
Firm of the Year Award
Mills + Schnoering Architects
Mills + Schnoering (M+Sa) has built upon a rich legacy of architectural design and historic preservation excellence throughout the region, and increasingly, on the national stage.
 
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Thank you to our distinguished Jury members
 
 
Marie McCauley, AIA
Silling Architects
Charleston, WV
 
 
Eric Oskey, AIA
Moto Designshop
Philadelphia, PA
 
Tay Othman, AIA
DES Architects + Engineers San Francisco, CA

Award Overview:

The AIA NJ Architect of the Year Award

Description of Award/Eligibility
This award recognizes individuals who have made demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession. AIA New Jersey members who are in good standing and have been licensed to practice architecture for more than ten years by the submission deadline are eligible. AIA New Jersey members from any local section may self nominate or sponsor a candidate. A broader range of support for a candidate is shown when the candidate has a sponsor nominate them. Download the application here.

The AIA NJ Associate Architect of the Year Award

Description of Award/Eligibility
This award recognizes individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession. AIA New Jersey members who are in good standing who have not received an architectural license in any jurisdiction by the submission deadline are eligible. AIA New Jersey members from any local section may self nominate or sponsor a candidate. A broader range of support for a candidate is shown when the candidate has a sponsor nominate them. Download the application here.

The AIA NJ Resident of the Year Award

Description of Award/Eligibility
This award recognizes individuals who have made demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession. New Jersey residents who are not licensed architects are eligible and can self-nominate. AIA New Jersey members from any local section may sponsor a candidate. A broader range of support for a candidate is shown when the candidate has a sponsor nominate them. Download the application here.

The AIA NJ Firm of the Year Award

Description of Award/Eligibility
This award recognizes a firm that has produced notable architecture and made an impact on the architectural profession. Architectural / Engineering, or Architect led Design / Build firms located in New Jersey are eligible. AIA New Jersey members from any local section may self nominate their own firm or sponsor a firm award candidate.  Download the application here.

The AIA NJ Distinguished Service Award

Description of Award/Eligibility
This award recognizes individuals who have made demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession. AIA New Jersey members who are in good standing are eligible. Architectural licensure is not a prerequisite for this award. AIA New Jersey members from any local section may self nominate or sponsor a candidate. A broader range of support for a candidate is shown when the candidate has a sponsor nominate them. Download the application here.

The AIA NJ Young Architect of the Year Award

Description of Award/Eligibility
This award recognizes individuals who have made demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession. AIA New Jersey members who are in good standing and have been licensed to practice architecture for ten years or less by the submission deadline are eligible. AIA New Jersey members from any local section may self nominate or sponsor a candidate. A broader range of support for a candidate is shown when the candidate has a sponsor nominate them. Download the application here.

Deadline:
September 25, 2020

Submit via email:
awards@aia-nj.org