This award is the highest honor the AIA Northwest and Pacific Region can bestow upon a member architect by acknowledging their lifetime efforts in advocacy, enhancement of the built environment and protection of the natural environment. It is important to note that the AIA Northwest and Pacific Region spanning Alaska, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington is comprised of members whose diverse ethnicities, cultures and traditions give rise to unique architectural expressions grounded in a fundamental respect for nature.
The Jury’s criteria for selection recognizes a lifetime of effort of an architect that has bridged and contributed significantly in at least two aspects of the profession, as indicated below.
Service to the profession & society
Established an aesthetic body of work