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M. Kirk Train Honored with Noland Medal
 Green, Guske Become Honorary Members Virginia Accord: A Recap Test of Time Awarded to the Muscarelle Museum of Art Society Honors Awarded to Thomas F. McGraw III Kathleen S. Kilpatrick Honored with Architecture Medal
 Centennial Luncheon Captures Dreiling to Become Chief Executive Officer in 2015 2014 Design Awards Announced
 

M. Kirk Train Honored with Noland Medal


Kirk Train, FAIA, has been selected to receive the Society’s highest honor bestowed upon an architect: the William C. Noland Medal.

Green, Guske Become Honorary Members

Honorary Membership in the Virginia Society AIA will be conferred upon architectural historian Bryan Clark Green, Ph. D. and Virginia Society AIA Sales Administrator Cathy Guske at this year’s Visions for Architecture gala

Virginia Accord: A Recap

According to a host of speakers, politicians, health experts, landscape architects, environmentalists and academics, the same instinct driving a reverse migration back to urban centers is one key to enable the country to rebuild our communities in healthier, more energy efficient ways, move past its fossil fuel addiction, and help reverse the effects of climate change. It was a packed two days.

Test of Time Awarded to the Muscarelle Museum of Art

The College of William and Mary’s Muscarelle Museum of Art, designed by Carlton Abbott, FAIA, has been selected to receive the Society’s Test of Time award.

Society Honors Awarded to Thomas F. McGraw III

Tom McGraw, Executive Vice President of W.A. Lynch Roofing Company in Charlottesville, Va., will be recognized with Society Honors at the Visions for Architecture gala on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at the Jefferson Hotel.

Kathleen S. Kilpatrick Honored with Architecture Medal


Kathleen S. Kilpatrick has been selected to receive the Architecture Medal for Virginia Service. The Society presents this award jointly with the Virginia Center for Architecture at the Visions for Architecture gala on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014, at the Jefferson Hotel.

Centennial Luncheon Captures “Moment in Time”

On Wednesday, September 17, 2014, at 12:30 p.m., members and staff of the Virginia Society AIA celebrated “a moment in time” when 5 members of the AIA in Virginia met exactly 100 years earlier in the same place—Richmond’s Jefferson Hotel—to create the AIA in Virginia.

Dreiling to Become Chief Executive Officer in 2015

On June 6, 2014, the Board of Directors unanimously accepted the recommendation of the Search Committee to appoint Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA, to the position of EVP/CEO in 2015. Her contract was signed during the Sept. 17 meeting of the Board of Directors on the Society’s centennial anniversary.

2014 Design Awards Announced

This year juries have identified 12 Honor Awards and six Merit Awards. Award categories include Architecture, Contextual Design, Historic Preservation, Interior Design and Residential Design.

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Membership News

  • Distinguished Achievement Goes to Beach and Garrett Lori Garrett, AIA

    Robert E. Beach, AIA, and Lori Garrett, AIA, will be honored with the Award for Distinguished Achievement on Nov. 6 at Architecture Exchange East during the Annual Meeting of the Membership and on Nov. 7 during the Visions for Architecture gala at the Jefferson Hotel.

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Virginia Accord

  • The Virginia Accord VA_ACCORD_150x150

    Bringing together the planning and design disciplines to examine two key themes critical to the future — job creation and environmental sustainability — on Sept. 19-20, 2014 at the Virginia Accord.