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Community news: 15 AIA New England architects elected to College of Fellows

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.

2016 Jury of Fellows

Diane Georgopulos, FAIA, Chair, Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency; Steve Crane, FAIA, VCBO; Marleen Kay Davis, FAIA, University of Tennessee; Mary Katherine (Mary Kay) Lanzillotta, FAIA, Hartman Cox Architects; David Messersmith, FAIA, University of Texas; Karen V. Nichols, FAIA, Michael Graves & Associates and Donald T. Yoshino, FAIA, Yoshino Architecture, PA.

Read the full press release from AIA National here.

Fifteen architects from AIA New England components have been inducted into the AIA College of Fellows. Nine of which are members of the BSA/AIA:

Honorees include:

Boston Society of Architects/AIA

Polly Carpenter FAIA
Boston Society of Architects

Polly Carpenter has inspired design thinking in thousands of children, teachers, architects, and community members by creating K-12 architecture education programs that provide the awareness, the passion, and the tools to build a better world.


Gianne P. Conard FAIA
US General Services Administration

Whether as a practicing architect, an educator, or in service to the profession through the AIA, Ms. Conard has promoted the profession and the responsibility it bears for the built and natural environment.


David Eisen FAIA
Abacus Architects + Planners

​​David Eisen's work leverages limited resources to create inspiring homes for vulnerable citizens and dynamic places for diverse communities. Through writing and design he has demonstrated architecture's power to give form to society's highest aspirations.


Emily A. Grandstaff-Rice FAIA
Arrowstreet Inc.

Emily Grandstaff-Rice leads a national conversation about the 21st century practice of architecture through exploring new business models for architects, driving cultural change in the Institute, and envisioning a new concept of continuing education. 


Steven Imrich FAIA
Cambridge Seven Associates

Leading collaborative teams at Cambridge Seven, Steven Imrich creates internationally acclaimed public spaces. He advances specialty technologies in immersive environments, and connects design, art, and technologies in inventive ways that elevate the experience of architecture.


Anne-Marie Lubenau FAIA
Bruner Foundation

Anne-Marie Lubenau is dedicated to expanding the role of architects in shaping cities by engaging people in the process of design and increasing understanding of the built environment and its impact on our lives. 


Peter Rose FAIA
Peter Rose + Partners

Peter Rose is a recognized leader in architectural and urban design whose superbly detailed institutional, residential, and urban design projects choreograph revelatory architectural experiences and blur the boundaries between the built environment and landscape.


Gail M. Sullivan FAIA
Studio G Architects Inc. 

Gail Sullivan builds sustainable communities through architecture and planning by advancing social equity, environmental sustainability, and community preservation and empowerment through engagement. Leading by example, her practice demonstrates the power of public interest architecture.


Gary Wolf FAIA
Wolf Architects Inc.
Through his preservation projects and advocacy, Gary Wolf has advanced the profession of architecture, leading toward a future when a wider range of structures is preserved and repurposed for a richer, more sustainable, built environment.


AIA New Hampshire

Douglas C. Bencks FAIA
University of New Hampshire

AIA Connecticut

Kathleen A. Dorgan FAIA
Dorgan Architecture & Planning

Anthony Mosellie FAIA
Kohn Pedersen Fox

Linda Reeder FAIA
Linda Reeder Architecture, LLC

AIA Western Massachusetts 

Margo P. Jones FAIA
Jones Whitsett Architects

AIA Maine

Scott Simons FAIA
Scott Simons Architects