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Thirteen Texans Elevated as AIA Fellows w a s h i n g t o n d c Thirteen Texans, along with 103 other honorees, have been elected AIA Fellows by the 2008 Jury of Fellows in Washington, D.C. The announcement was made on Feb. 29. From a membership of more than 81,000, the AIA has fewer than 2,600 members distinguished in fellowship, which requires at least 10 years of membership and significant architectural contributions on a national level. The following individuals will be invested in the College of Fellows on May 16 at the AIA National Convention in Boston: Barbara W. Bryson of Rice University’s School of Architecture for ensuring the advancement of the living standards of people through government or industry organizations; nominated by AIA Houston. Charles Cadenhead of WHR Architects for advancing the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, and practice; nominated by AIA Houston. Nunzio DeSantis of HKS for advancing the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, and practice; nominated by AIA Dallas. Robert Harris of Lake|Flato Architects for promoting the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession through design, urban design, or preservation; nominated by AIA San Antonio. Edward E. Huckaby of FKP Architects for advancing the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, and practice; nominated by AIA Houston. Michael G. Imber of Michael G. Imber Architects for promoting the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession through design, urban design, or preservation; nominated by AIA San Antonio.

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Gordon E. Landreth of Cotton Landreth Kramer and who currently serves as chair of the Texas Board of Architectural Examiners for making the profession of ever increasing service to society; nominated by AIA Corpus Christi. Heather H. McKinney of McKinney Architects for promoting the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession through design, urban design, or preservation; nominated by AIA Austin. Michael J. Smith of Michael J. Smith IES IALD for advancing the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, and practice; nominated by AIA Houston. Stephen R. Souter of Marmon Mok Architects for advancing the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, and practice; nominated by AIA San Antonio. Rives T. Taylor of the University of Houston for advancing the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, and practice; nominated by AIA Houston. Ma rk E . Wat for d of Brown Reynolds Watford Architects for advancing the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural

education, training, and practice; nominated by AIA Dallas. Willis C. Winters of the Dallas Park and Recreation Department for advancing the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, and practice; nominated by AIA Dallas. The 2008 Jury of Fellows was chaired by Carol Shen, FAIA, of Carol Shen Architect/Consultant in Piedmont, Calif. The jury included Rebecca G. Barnes, FAIA, of Brown University in Providence, R.I.; Daniel S. Friedman, FAIA, of the University of Washington in Seattle; Phillip H. Gerou, FAIA, of Gerou & Associates in Evergreen, Colo.; Allan W. Kehrt, FAIA, of KSS Architects in Princeton, N.J.; Walter Schamu, FAIA, of Schamu Machowski Greco Architects in Baltimore; and Jim W. Sealy, FAIA, of Jim Sealy Architect/Consultant in Dallas. The jury reviewed nominations of 225 candidates and selected 116 (51.55 percent) to be elevated to the College of Fellows. Texas’ 13 new Fellows represent 48.15 percent of the state’s total number of 27 candidates this year and 11.21 percent of the nationwide total of new Fellows.

Barbara Bryson

Charles Cadenhead

Nunzio DeSantis

Robert Harris

Edward Huckaby

Michael Imber

Gordon Landreth

Stephen Souter

Rives Taylor

Mark Watford

Willis Winters

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