THE FOLLOWING CATEGORIES WILL BE CONSIDERED BY THE JURY:

 

PROFESSIONAL EXCELLENCE

(Awards bestowed upon Architects/Designers)

ROBERT AND LOUISE BETHUNE AWARD

Recognized as the highest award that AIA Buffalo/WNY can bestow on an architect.  The Bethune Award will be presented to an individual in recognition of a lifetime of notable contributions to the profession of architecture through practice, mentorship, and community leadership.

 

EDWARD B. GREEN DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

Awarded to an individual or group who have performed outstanding service to the local AIA Chapter.

 

ROBERT T. COLES DIVERSITY AWARD

This honor is awarded to an individual who has contributed significantly to the local profession of architecture through advancement of diversity.

 

FIRM AWARD

This award is awarded in recognition of an architecture firm, whose primary office is located within the boundary of the Buffalo/WNY Chapter that has shown outstanding contributions to the community, advancement of the profession, intern development, or for producing distinguished architecture.

 

MENTOR AWARD
Awarded to an individual or group who have inspired and developed architectural students, interns, or architects with professional guidance and wisdom.

 

YOUNG ARCHITECT AWARD

To recognize an individual who at an early state of their architectural career has shown exceptional leadership in design, education and/or service to the profession – registered 10 years or less.


FRIENDS OF ARCHITECTURE

(Awards bestowed upon non-Architects)

ALLIED MEMBER AWARD

This award is awarded to the individual Allied Member or Partner Company who has contributed significantly to the profession of architecture through their membership and participation in the local Chapter.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD

Presented to an individual or group who has performed outstanding volunteer service on behalf of, or relating to the built environment.

 

JOSEPH SIRACUSE AWARD
Presented to an individual who has demonstrated the highest, most consistent and supportive professional relationship with the architectural community.