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2017 DEADLINE FOR ENTRY: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6

AIA San Francisco’s Design Awards program celebrates the best in architecture, design, and sustainability in the Bay Area. The introduction of Community Alliance Awards expands the program to honor the individuals, firms, and organizations whose overall work, leadership and dedication shape the character and vibrancy of our communities and the future of our built environment.

In recognition of their contributions to the advancement and enrichment of the quality of life in the Bay Area through their commitment to design excellence, AIASF strives to acknowledge these extraordinary individuals and organizations for their service to the Chapter, to the community, and to the profession. Their continued efforts to engage, educate, collaborate, and advocate elevates the value of design and its impact on the experiences of our daily lives.

More submission details forthcoming here!


2017 Awards Breakfast and Ceremony
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2017, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
CCA'S SAN FRANCISCO CAMPUS, THE NAVE 
1111 EIGHTH STREET, SAN FRANCISCO

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

AIASF is celebrating the mission driven accomplishments of our award recipients and the nonprofit community to make San Francisco a beautiful, affordable, and resilient city for everyone! On December 1, AIASF is partnering with the California College of the Arts' Center for Art and Public Life, an educational institution focused on changing the world through community engagement, to host the Community Alliance Awards Breakfast. Together, with the support and participation of all citizens, we are working to strengthen the future of our built environment!

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Click here for information on Sponsorship and Benefits.

 


2016 Awardees


Alliance Award
Carla Jean Johnson, City and County of San Francisco, Mayor's Office on Disability* 
Steven H. Oliver, Oliver Ranch

Chapter Service Award
Catherine Nueva-España
Associated Lighting Representatives
John Sealander, AIA, Ratcliff

Citizen Architect
Rose McNulty, AIA, Asian Neighborhood Design* 
John Schlesinger, AIA, Architect

Education Award
Archibald Woo, AIA, Wooarchitecture

Emerging Professionals Award
Lily Weeks, Assoc. AIA, WRNS
KIDmob

Firm Achievement Award
Siegel & Strain Architects
The Community Design Center

Local Government Award
Diana Sokolove, San Francisco Planning Department

Mentor Award
Doris Guerrero, AIA, California College of the Arts

Revitalization Award
PROXY

Social Impact Award
Deanna Van Buren, AIA, Designing Justice + Designing Spaces & FOURM design studio
Lava Mae
Rebuilding Together San Francisco

Student Award
Guerrilla Street Museum, California College of the Arts
ARH 250 Studio, Academy of Art University


*Posthumous recognition

 

2015 Honorees

  


About AIASF's Community Alliance Awards Program

AIA San Francisco’s Design Awards program celebrates the best in architecture, design, and sustainability in the Bay Area. The introduction of Community Alliance Awards expands the program to honor the individuals, firms, and organizations whose overall work, leadership and dedication shape the character and vibrancy of our communities and the future of our built environment.

In recognition of their contributions to the advancement and enrichment of the quality of life in the Bay Area through their commitment to design excellence, AIASF strives to acknowledge these extraordinary individuals and organizations for their service to the Chapter, to the community, and to the profession. Their continued efforts to engage, educate, collaborate, and advocate elevates the value of design and its impact on the experiences of our daily lives.

For more information on the submission process, click here.

Click here for information on Sponsorship and Benefits.


Our 2016 Sponsors

 

       

 

 

 

Bronze Level
       


       

 


AWARDS


ALLIANCE AWARD

Recognition of an organization or individual outside the profession who have made significant contributions to the improvement of the Bay Area’s built environment. Contributions may include advancement or development of initiatives that promote excellence in architecture; the commissioning of notable additions to the built environment; or activities that raise the public’s consciousness of the importance of excellent design in the shaping of our world and culture.


EMERGING PROFESSIONAL AWARD

Recognition of an individual Associate AIA member or an AIA Architect member registered 10 years or less, or an organization practicing for 10 years or less, who exemplifies the highest qualities of leadership and demonstrates an unparalleled commitment to AIA San Francisco, to the design and construction industry, to the community, or to other professional organizations.


CITIZEN ARCHITECT AWARD

To recognize an individual who uses insight, talent, training, and experience to contribute meaningfully, beyond self, to the improvement of the community and human condition.


EDUCATION AWARD

Recognition of an organization or individual for excellence in the advancement of architectural education through teaching, design, scholarship, research, or service.


MENTOR AWARD

Recognition of an organization or individual for their commitment in guiding their fellow professionals as they progress through all stages of their career.


STUDENT AWARD

Recognition of an individual student, student team, or student organization who have demonstrated a commitment to the community or the building industry.


FIRM ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Recognition of an architecture firm for outstanding contributions to the community, advancement of the profession, intern development, or for producing distinguished architecture.


SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

Recognition of an organization or individual for extended commitment to community service or significant contribution evidenced by a positive impact on urban, environmental, or neighborhood issues.


LOCAL GOVERNMENT AWARD

Recognition of an elected or appointed organization or individual, public administrator, or institutional leader who establishes and contributes to the development of laws, regulations, policies, or initiatives that promote excellence in architecture.


CHAPTER SERVICE AWARD

Recognition of the work of an organization or individual who, by their skill, professionalism, dedication, ability and commitment, or volunteer contributions, have consistently advanced the common goals of AIA San Francisco.


REVITALIZATION AWARD

Recognition of business owners, property owners, or a developer who have enhanced the community by making significant improvements to their properties, which have, in turn, had a positive impact on the surrounding area.


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QUESTIONS?


Karsen Maruca
Program Manager
kmaruca@aiasf.org
(415) 874-2623


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