As the highest honor bestowed by the AIA Virginia to an architect, the Noland Medal is intended to honor a distinguished body of accomplishments, sustained over time, which spans a broad spectrum of the profession, and which transcends the scope of normal professional activities. Only one medal may be bestowed each year. Current AIAVA board members are not eligible for this award.
The honor is in memory of William C. Noland, FAIA, one of the founders of the Virginia Chapter AIA (now the AIA Virginia), the second chapter president, and its first Virginia member to be elevated to fellowship.
As the highest honor bestowed by the AIA Virginia to an architect, the Noland Medal is intended to :
- Honor a distinguished body of accomplishments, sustained over time;
- Spanning a broad spectrum of the profession; and
- Transcending the scope of normal professional activities.
The candidate should have a have a minimum:
- 20 years of AIA membership; and
- 10 years of AIAVA membership.
The candidates’ body of accomplishments should cover a broad spectrum of accomplishments in:
- Professional service
- Range of organizational affiliation
- Leadership roles undertaken
- Nomination form
- Nominator’s statement
The statement should be no more than a paragraph and should include a concise description of the applicant and summarize how the nominee meets the criteria for the award.
- Narrative information
This information should detail nominee’s qualifications for award, citing specific examples related to evaluative criteria.
- A detailed vita and related photographs
This should contain a synopsis of achievements and supporting material, detailing projects and other achievements.
- A maximum of five reference letters
Letters of endorsement should reference the author’s relationship with the nominee, cite specific examples of why the nominee is qualified to receive the award, and note how the public or profession benefitted from the nominee’s work.
No videos, electronic data, CDs, or books may be submitted unless these feature actual work of the nominee.
1967 J. Everette Fauber, Jr., FAIA
1968 H. Coleman Baskervill, AIA
1970 Merrill C. Lee, FAIA
1971 T. David Fitz-Gibbon, AIA
1972 Milton L. Grigg, FAIA
1973 A. Edwin Kendrew, FAIA
1974 Pendleton S. Clark, FAIA
1975 Marcellus Wright, Jr., FAIA
1976 John E. Wilson, FAIA
1977 John D. Owen, Jr., AIA
1978 Floyd E. Johnson, FAIA
1979 Herbert L. Smith, III, FAIA
1980 William Marshall, Jr., FAIA
1981 Charles E. Wilkerson, FAIA
1983 R. Randall Vosbeck, FAIA
1984 Charles Burchard, FAIA
1985 Samuel A. Anderson, III, FAIA
1986 J. Norwood Bosserman, FAIA
1987 Frederic H. Cox, Jr., FAIA
1988 Edgar C. Beery, Jr., FAIA
1989 Henry B. Boynton, AIA
1990 Hugh B. Johnson, FAIA
1991 Paul H. Barkley, FAIA
1992 James M. Glavé, AIA
1993 Leonard Currie, FAIA
1994 Eason Cross, FAIA
1995 Marvin J. Cantor, FAIA
1996 M. Stanley Krause, Jr., FAIA
1997 John Paul C. Hanbury, FAIA
1998 G. Truman Ward, FAIA
1999 Carlton S. Abbott, FAIA
2000 Richard L. Ford, Jr., FAIA
2001 Charles W. Steger, FAIA
2002 James W. Ritter, FAIA
2003 Hugh C. Miller, FAIA
2004 Robert A. Boynton, FAIA
2005 Willard M. Scribner, FAIA
2006 Robert L. Vickery, FAIA
2007 Thomas L. Kerns, FAIA
2008 M. Jack Rinehart, Jr., FAIA
2009 Gregory K. Hunt, FAIA
2010 Peyton Boyd, FAIA
2011 Mary P. Cox, FAIA
2012 Helene Combs Dreiling, FAIA
2013 Michel C. Ashe, FAIA
2014 M. Kirk Train, FAIA
2015 Sanford Bond, FAIA
2016 Robert J. Dunay, FAIA
2017 Jane Cady Rathbone, FAIA
2018 A. Jack Davis, FAIA
2019 Robert W. Moje, FAIA