Each year, AIA Fort Worth gives the following Honors and Awards to various members, projects, individuals and groups for their outstanding achievements and service to the profession of architecture and the community.
JAMES R. WOOTEN SERVICE AWARD – Awarded to the AIA Fort Worth member who best exemplifies the characteristics of sustained, consistent and effective service in accomplishing the goals of the chapter.
CHARLES R. ADAMS AWARD FOR DESIGN EXCELLENCE –Awarded to an AIA Fort Worth member who has demonstrated consistent building design excellence over a body of regional projects.
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AWARD – Awarded to a young member of the Fort Worth Chapter for serving as a model for young architects and associate members. This award is given to individuals who, in an early stage of their architectural career, have shown exceptional leadership in design, education, and/or service to the profession.
QUALITY IN CONSTRUCTION AWARD – Established to recognize and honor a person or group for their constant search for quality and fine work, not simply competent execution; but work which comes from excellent judgment, skill and care in the process.
PRESIDENTS AWARD – Established to recognize and honor a person or group in the community for their support of the chapter.
COMMUNITY AWARD – Awarded to an individual, organization, group, etc. for contributing to the promotion, understanding, appreciation, and advancement of architecture.
EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT – Established to recognize an outstanding design, project or development that has a significant impact toward creating a more sustainable built environment. It can be awarded to design professionals, owners, developers, institutions and regulatory agencies that have a role in shaping the built environment.
HONORARY MEMBERSHIP – One of the highest honors the AIA Fort Worth Chapter can bestow upon a person outside the profession of architecture. It is given to persons of esteemed character who are not eligible for membership in the AIA Fort Worth Chapter, but who have given distinguished service to the profession of architecture or the allied arts and sciences
TWENTY FIVE YEAR AWARD – The test of time is used to single out the executed projects that receive this award, designed by an architect licensed in the United States, and important to the architectural history of Fort Worth.
CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION – Given for a spirit of cooperation with, and outstanding contributions to, The American Institute of Architects Fort Worth.
Congratulations to our 2018 Honor Award Recipients!
James R. Wooten Service Award
Greg Ibanez, FAIA
Charles R. Adams Award for Design Excellence
Bart Shaw, AIA
Young Professional Award
Dennis Chiessa, Assoc. AIA
Quality in Construction Award
Bryan Bogle, Bogle Construction
ACE Fort Worth Program – Kate Dunfee, AIA , John Stevenson, and Clifton Hall
Excellence in Sustainable Development Award
The City of Fort Worth and Hahnfeld Hoffer Stanford for Meacham Airport Administration Building Renovation
Twenty Five Year Award
UTA School of Architecture, Arlington, 1985
Certificate of Appreciation
Ann Zadeh – City of Fort Worth Councilwoman District 9
Becca Palluth, AIA
Lindsey Brigati Boren, AIA
Sarah San Miguel, AIA
Congratulations to our 2017 Honor Award Recipients!
CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION – Brian Hadar McLaughlin Brunson Insurance Agency
Certificate of Appreciation – Thomas Perez ARC Document Solutions
Certificate of Appreciation – Terri Thornton Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
QUALITY IN CONSTRUCTION / ARTISAN AWARD – Brad Rhodes with Finishing Wizardry
EXCELLENCE IN SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT AWARD – Friends of the Fort Worth Nature Center; Refuge- Chris Smith (President) City of Fort Worth Parks and Recreation Department- Rob Denkhaus (Nature Center
Manager) and Reginald Hurd (Assistant Director of the Park and Recreation Department)
HONORARY MEMBERSHIP – Susan Kline, Honorary AIA FW
YOUNG PROFESSIONAL AWARD – Matt Green, AIA, NCARB – Urban Bobcat Architects
COMMUNITY AWARD – Dennehy Architects – Paul Dennehy AIA, Don Gatzke AIA, and Dennis Chiessa, AIA
JAMES R. WOOTEN SERVICE AWARD – Bart Shaw, AIA – Ibanez Shaw Architecture
25-YEAR AWARD – Axe House designed by Emery Young AIA.
Accepted by Joseph Glenn, owner of the Axe house, Barbara Lee Young, wife of Emery and their daughter, Michele