Deadline: June 16, 2017

The AIA Ohio Gold Medal is the highest honor that AIA Ohio can bestow on an individual. It is conferred by the AIA Ohio Board of Directors in recognition of exemplary service to the profession, the organization, or through design excellence. 

Gold Medal Criteria

Nominees for the AIA Ohio Gold Medal should demonstrate how their achievements address one or more of the eligibility criteria as outlined below and as approved by the Board of Directors:

  • Promoting the aesthetic, scientific and practical excellence of the profession
  • Advancing the science and art of planning by advancing the standards of Architectural education, training and practice
  • Coordinating the building industry and the profession of Architecture to insure the advancement of the living standards of people through their improved environment
  • Making the profession of ever-increasing service to society through service to the AIA, service via an alternative career or government service

It is appropriate for a submission for this award to focus on one of the above mentioned categories.  It need not address all four criteria.

Eligibility

Any person (not necessarily an American or an architect), living or dead, whom the Board believes qualifies is eligible to receive the Gold Medal.  No more than one such award shall be made in any year.  Past nominees may resubmit nomination materials for an additional two-year period (a total of three successive years). A one-year waiting period is required for resubmission thereafter.

Nominations

Any AIA Ohio Member, group of members or Component may nominate a person for the AIA Ohio Gold Medal.  Nomination submissions are due on or before June 16, 2017 at the AIA Ohio office.

Following the submission deadline, and prior to the subsequent AIA Ohio Board meeting, the AIA Ohio Honor Awards Sub-committee will review all submissions and may recommend two or more Gold Medal Award nominees to the Board for consideration.  If the Sub-committee determines that there is only one nomination worthy of the Board’s consideration, they shall forward that nomination.  The Subcommittee shall also identify one member to present the finalists to the Board.  Only the information contained in the nominee’s submission shall be presented to the Board in support of the nominee.

Submissions

Each submission shall contain the following:

  1. A brief biography of the nominee not to exceed two pages
  2. A list of the nominee’s achievements not to exceed two pages
  3. Letters of support.  Nominations/letters of support from outside the firm of the individual being nominated are strongly encouraged and will be looked upon favorably by the Honor Awards subcommittee.  Please limit letters of support to six.  Letters of support from the nominee’s local component leadership shall receive favorable consideration.
  4. Up to 10 exhibits of the nominee’s work

Such exhibits may include photographs of the nominee’s early, middle and recent  work, articles, abstracts, books or other published works authored by the nominee, and/or news articles or features about the nominee’s contributions.

Submissions shall be saved on a CD as a single Adobe PDF file with a maximum of twenty-four 8 ½” x 11” pages, file size not exceeding 8 MB.  Please label the CD with the Nominee’s name, as well as with a contact name, phone number and email address in case there are questions about the submission.  Deliver the CD in an envelope marked with the Nominee’s name to the AIA Ohio Awards Committee, 17 S. High St., Ste. 200, Columbus, OH  43215. 

Schedule

All nomination submissions must be received at AIA Ohio, 17 S. High St., Ste. 200, Columbus, Ohio, 43215, by June 16, 2017.  Questions?  Call AIA Ohio at 614.221.0338, or email aiaohio@assnoffices.com.

Deadline: June 16, 2017

The AIA Ohio Gold Medal Firm Award is the highest honor that AIA Ohio can bestow on an architectural firm. The AIA Ohio Board of Directors may confer this award to a firm who has consistently, over an extended period of time, distinguished itself through excellence in the practice of Architecture.

Gold Medal Firm Criteria

Nominees for the Gold Medal Firm Award should demonstrate how the firm’s achievements address the eligibility criteria as outlined below and as approved by the Board of Directors:

  • The firm shall have evidenced great depth and breadth, having a cumulative effect on the profession of architecture over a substantial period of time.
  • The firm’s work shall be a product of a collaborative environment that has consistently directed itself towards the future as well as remained respectful of the past.
  • The firm shall have evidenced the ability to transcend specific areas of expertise or shall have made connections between areas in the event that the firm’s areas of focus might be considered circumscribed. 
  • The firm shall be widely known by the quality of its products: by those who practice architecture, by those who teach architecture and by those who use architecture.

It is appropriate for a submission for this award to focus on one of the above mentioned categories.  It need not address all criteria.

Eligibility

Any firm or successor firms, whether an individual or an organization of architects, in which the continuing collaboration among individuals of the firm has been the principal force in consistently meeting the above mentioned criteria for a period of at least 10 years, is eligible for the Gold Medal Firm Award.  No more than one such award shall be made in any year.  Past nominees may resubmit nomination materials for an additional two-year period (a total of three successive years).  A one-year waiting period is required for resubmission thereafter.  Firms which have been recognized with the AIA Ohio Gold Medal Firm Award shall be eligible for re-nomination after an interval of 25 years. 

Nominations

Any AIA Ohio Member, group of members or component may nominate a firm for the AIA Ohio Gold Medal Firm Award.  Nomination submissions are due on or before June 16, 2017 at the AIA Ohio office.

Following the submission deadline, and prior to the subsequent AIA Ohio Board meeting, the AIA Ohio Honor Awards Sub-committee will review all the submissions and recommend two or more Firm Award nominees to the Board for consideration.  If the Sub-committee determines that there is only one nomination worthy of the Board’s consideration, they shall forward that nomination.  The Subcommittee shall also identify one member to present the finalists to the Board.  Only the information contained in the nominee’s submission shall be presented to the Board in support of the nominee.

Submissions

Each submission shall contain the following:

1.  A brief biography of all firm principals and a history of the firm not to exceed four pages

2.  A statement summarizing the firm’s contributions not to exceed two pages

3.  Letters of support.  Nominations/letters of support from outside the nominated firm are strongly encouraged and will be looked upon favorably by the Honor Awards Subcommittee.  Please limit letters of support to six.  Letters of support from the firm’s local component leadership shall receive favorable consideration. 

4.  Up to ten (10) exhibits supporting the efforts of the firm

Such exhibits may include photographs of the firm’s early, middle and recent projects, articles, abstracts, books or other published works authored by or written about the firm or its work and/or any other information supporting the firm’s contributions.

Submissions shall be saved on a CD as a single Adobe PDF file with a maximum of twenty-four 8” x 11 ½” pages, file size not exceeding 8MB.  Please label the CD with the firm name as well as a contact name, phone number and email address in case there are questions regarding the submission.  Deliver the CD in an envelope marked with the firm’s name and contact information to the AIA Ohio Awards Committee, 17 S. High St., Ste. 200, Columbus, Ohio, 43215. 

Schedule

All nomination submissions must be received at AIA Ohio, 17 S. High St., Ste. 200, Columbus, Ohio, 43215, by June 16, 2017.  Questions?  Call AIA Ohio at 614.221.0338, or email aiaohio@assnoffices.com.

Deadline: June 16, 2017

The AIA Ohio Mentor Award recognizes those individuals who, through a dedication to the profession, has committed themselves to assisting and advancing knowledge and the skills of those individuals entering the profession.

  • There is no entry fee to participate in this program.
  • Send nominations to kate@assnoffices.com
  • The Award recipient will be recognized during the AIA Ohio Valley Region Convention, September 27-29, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Mentor Award Submission Form

Deadline: June 16, 2017

The AIA Ohio Public Service Award was created to recognize individuals who have made a significant impact in their community through public service.  These individuals have, through leadership, positively affected the community.

  • There is no entry fee to participate in this program.
  • Send nominations to kate@assnoffices.com
  • The Award recipient will be recognized during the AIA Ohio Valley Region Convention, September 27-29, 2017, in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Public Service Award Submission Form

2017 GOLD MEDAL AWARD

PETER BARDWELL, FAIA

2017 GOLD MEDAL AWARD

PETER BARDWELL, FAIA

2017 GOLD MEDAL AWARD

PETER BARDWELL, FAIA

2017 MENTOR AWARD

Jodi van der Wiel, AIA

2017 MENTOR AWARD

Jodi van der Wiel, AIA

2017 MENTOR AWARD

Jodi van der Wiel, AIA

2017 MENTOR AWARD

Phil Steinberg, AIA

2017 MENTOR AWARD

Jodi van der Wiel, AIA

2017 PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

DAVID COOK, AIA

2017 PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

DAVID COOK, AIA

2017 PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD

DAVID COOK, AIA

Award Winner History

Award Winner History

Gold Medal Award History
 

1970   John Nobal Richards, FAIA
1971   George M. White, FAIA
1972   not awarded
1973   not awarded
1974   Joseph L. Weinber, FAIA & Carl C. Britsch, FAIA
1975   Alexander C. Robinson, III, FAIA, Joseph Tuchman, FAIA & Richard L. Tully, FAIA
1976   Joseph F. Morbito, FAIA
1977   H. Walter Damon, AIA
1978   Carl E. Bentz, FAIA
1979   Roger N. Ryan, FAIA
1980   James J. Foley, FAIA
1981   George F. Roth, Jr., AIA
1982   Charles J. Marr, FAIA
1983   Wallace G. Teare, FAIA
1984   Huber Buehrer, FAIA
1985   Carl A. Strauss, FAIA
1986   E. Keith Haag, FAIA
1987   Harold C. Munger, FAIA
1988   Richard D. Levin, FAIA
1989   Robert C. Gaede, FAIA
1990   Robert E. Gramann, FAIA
1991   A. Notley Alford, FAIA
1992   Gerald S. Hammond, FAIA
1993   Carole J. Olshavsky, FAIA
1994   Phillip T. Markwood, FAIA
1995   John P. Schooley, FAIA
1996   David S. Collins, FAIA
1997   Robert P. Madison, FAIA
1998   James E. Dalton, FAIA
1999   not awarded
2000   Peter Van Dijk, FAIA
2001 Richard Fleischman, FAIA
2002 Frederich K. M. Bohm, FAIA
2003 James T. Fitzgerald, FAIA
2004 Douglas L. Steidl, FAIA
2005 Paul E. Westlake, Jr., FAIA
2006 Robert D. Loversidge, FAIA
2007 Curtis Moody, FAIA
2008 Frank Elmer, FAIA
2009 John C. Senhauser, FAIA
2010 Robert Livsey, FAIA
2011 Hal P. Munger, FAIA
2012 Elizabeth Corbin Murphy, FAIA
2013 Gary Balog, FAIA
2014 not awarded
2015 John W. Rogers FAIA, FACHA
2016 Michael Schuster, FAIA
2017 Peter L. Bardwell, FAIA
Gold Medal Firm Award History

 

1984   Trott & Bean Architects, Columbus, OH
1985   Levin Porter Associates Inc., Dayton, OH
1986   Lorenz & Williams Inc., Dayton, OH
1987   Van Dijk, Johnson & Partners, Cleveland, OH 
1988   Richard Fleischman Architects, Inc., Cleveland, OH
1989   Glaser Associates Inc., Cincinnati, OH
1990   Blunden Barclay Associates Architects, Cleveland, OH
1991   Phillip Markwood Architects Inc., Columbus, OH
1992   Chambers & Chambers, Akron, OH
1993   Buchanan Ricciuti & Balog Architects, Youngstown, OH
1994   Robert P. Madison International, Cleveland, OH
1995   Munger Munger + Associates Architects, Toledo, OH
1996   GBBN Architects, Cincinnati, OH
1997   Schooley Caldwell Associates, Columbus, OH
1998   Braun & Steidl Architects Inc., Akron, OH
1999   John C. Senhauser, Architect, Cincinnati, OH
2000   NBBJ, Columbus, OH
2001   Myers Associates Architects, Medina, OH
2002   The Collaborative Inc., Toledo, OH
2003   DesignGroup, Columbus, OH
2004   Karlsberger Companies, Columbus, OH
2005   WSA Studio Inc., Columbus, OH
2006   Moody Nolan, Inc, Columbus, OH
2007   not awarded
2008   not awarded
2009   Bialosky + Partners Architects Inc., Cleveland, OH
2010   Acock Associates Architects, Columbus, OH
2011   MSA Architects, Cincinnati, OH
2012   Robert Maschke Architects, Inc., Cleveland, OH
2013   Bostwick Design Partnership, Cleveland, OH
2014   Kordalski Architects Inc., Cleveland, OH
2015   Jonathan Barnes Architecture and Design, Columbus, OH
2016   not awarded
2017   not awarded

MENTOR AWARD HISTORY

2001    Robert Gramann, FAIA and Harold Munger, FAIA
2002    Carl A. Strauss, FAIA and Raymond R. Roush
2003    Robert Dorsey, FAIA
2004    Peter Macrae, AIA
2005    John Schilling, AIA
2006    Robert P. Madison, FAIA
2007    not awarded
2008    Robert Bevilacqua, AIA
2009    James L. Titus, AIA
2010    Lane Beougher, AIA
2011    Bruce Sekanick, AIA
2012    Ed Glowacki, AIA
2013    Douglas Richards, AIA
2014    Marcene Kinney, AIA and Eric O. Pempus, AIA
2015    Jack A. Bialosky Jr., AIA, LEED AP & Kurt Weaver, AIA
2016    Louise Schlatter, AIA
2017    Phil Steinberg, AIA & Jodi van der Wiel, AIA

PUBLIC SERVICE AWARD HISTORY

2001   Norbert Peiker, FAIA
2002   Robert D. Loversidge, Jr., FAIA
2003   Christopher Ewald, AIA
2004   Lane Beougher, AIA
2005   Steven Shinn, AIA
2006   Craig A. Stough, AIA
2007   not awarded
2008   Robert Seyfang, AIA
2009   Jud Kline, FAIA
2010   Michael Christoff, Assoc. AIA and Bradley Fink
2011   Paul Muller, AIA
2012   Paul Hollenbeck, AIA
2013   Eric O. Pempus, AIA
2014   James Gibans, FAIA
2015   Chas Schreckenberger, AIA
2016   Jack Bialosky, Jr., AIA
2017   David Cook, AIA