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AIA San Francisco’s Design Awards program celebrates the best in architecture, design, and sustainability in the Bay Area. The introduction of Community Alliance Awards expands the program to honor the individuals, firms, and organizations whose overall work, leadership and dedication shape the character and vibrancy of our communities and the future of our built environment.

In recognition of their contributions to the advancement and enrichment of the quality of life in the Bay Area through their commitment to design excellence, AIASF strives to acknowledge these extraordinary individuals and organizations for their service to the Chapter, to the community, and to the profession. Their continued efforts to engage, educate, collaborate, and advocate elevates the value of design and its impact on the experiences of our daily lives.

2017 DEADLINE FOR ENTRY: FRIDAY, OCTOBER 6

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2017 Awards Breakfast and Ceremony

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2017, 9:00 - 11:00 AM
CCA'S SAN FRANCISCO CAMPUS, THE NAVE 
1111 EIGHTH STREET, SAN FRANCISCO

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

AIASF is celebrating the mission driven accomplishments of our award recipients and the nonprofit community to make San Francisco a beautiful, affordable, and resilient city for everyone! On December 1, AIASF is partnering with the California College of the Arts' Center for Art and Public Life, an educational institution focused on changing the world through community engagement, to host the Community Alliance Awards Breakfast. Together, with the support and participation of all citizens, we are working to strengthen the future of our built environment!

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2017 Jury

Doris Anna Guerrero, AIA 
Doris Anna Guerrero is an architect and Interiors Design Director at Gensler San Francsico and the principal of dForm, a San Francisco design firm with interests in architecture, interior architecture, workplace research and design, professional practice, landscape architecture, urban design, digital fabrication, and research-based design processes. In addition to 22 years of professional practice, she has been a guest lecturer, critic, and educator for more than 10 years.

Mark Jensen, AIA
As the founder of Jensen Architects, Mark Jensen cultivated his view of the art and science of architecture into an award-winning design practice that celebrates inquisitiveness, craftsmanship, and partnership. An active member of the San Francisco Bay Area arts and design community, Mark is a former chair of the California College of the Arts (CCA) Interior Architecture Department and the Headlands Center for the Arts Board of Trustees. Mark’s work is noted for bridging culture and construction: His recent notable projects include SFMOMA’s sculpture garden, offices for Goodby Silverstein and Partners and IDEO, graduate studios for CCA, and SHED, a modern grange in Healdsburg. He is a licensed architect in California.

Marsha Maytum, FAIA
Marsha Maytum FAIA, LEED AP, is a principal at Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects in San Francisco. For over 30 years Marsha has focused her career on community, cultural, and socially-responsible projects that promote sustainable design. Her work has included the creation of new buildings, rehabilitation of historic buildings, and adaptive reuse of existing structures. Her projects include Sweetwater Spectrum Community, North Beach Branch Library, Cavallo Point Lodge at the Golden Gate, the Thoreau Center for Sustainability, and the California College of the Arts San Francisco Campus.

 


Past Awardees

Alliance Award
San Francisco Mayor's Office of Housing and Community Development (2015)
Carla Jean Johnson, City and County of San Francisco, Mayor's Office on Disability* (2016)
Steven H. Oliver, Oliver Ranch (2016)

Chapter Service Award
Charles M. Salter Associates (2015)
Paul Adamson, TCA Architects (2015)
Catherine Nueva-España (2016)
Associated Lighting Representatives (2016)
John Sealander, AIA, Ratcliff (2016)

Citizen Architect
Rose McNulty, AIA, Asian Neighborhood Design* (2016)
John Schlesinger, AIA, Architect (2016)

Education Award
Build San Francisco Institute (2015)
Leap, Arts in Education (2015)
Archibald Woo, AIA, Wooarchitecture (2016)

Emerging Professionals Award
Daniel Johnson, WRNS (2015)
Lily Weeks, Assoc. AIA, WRNS (2106)
KIDmob (2016)

Firm Achievement Award
Herman Coliver Locus Architecture (2015)
Siegel & Strain Architects (2016)
The Community Design Center (2016)

Local Government Award
Lizzy Hirsch, San Francisco Department of Public Works (2015)
Diana Sokolove, San Francisco Planning Department (2016)

Mentor Award
Michael Bernard, Virtual Practice Consulting (2015)
Roland Lau, Perkins Eastman (2015)
Doris Guerrero, AIA, California College of the Arts (2016)

Revitalization Award
ACT Strand Theater (2015)
Friends of the Urban Forest (2015)
PROXY (2016)

Social Impact Award
1+ program of Public Architecture (2015)
(Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) (2015)
Precita Eyes Muralists Association (2015)
Deanna Van Buren, AIA, Designing Justice + Designing Spaces & FOURM design studio (2016)
Lava Mae (2016)
Rebuilding Together San Francisco (2016)

Student Award
Guerrilla Street Museum, California College of the Arts (2016)
ARH 250 Studio, Academy of Art University (2016)


*Posthumous recognition

  


About AIASF's Community Alliance Awards Program

AIA San Francisco’s Design Awards program celebrates the best in architecture, design, and sustainability in the Bay Area. The introduction of Community Alliance Awards expands the program to honor the individuals, firms, and organizations whose overall work, leadership and dedication shape the character and vibrancy of our communities and the future of our built environment.

In recognition of their contributions to the advancement and enrichment of the quality of life in the Bay Area through their commitment to design excellence, AIASF strives to acknowledge these extraordinary individuals and organizations for their service to the Chapter, to the community, and to the profession. Their continued efforts to engage, educate, collaborate, and advocate elevates the value of design and its impact on the experiences of our daily lives.

For more information on the submission process, click here.

Click here for information on Sponsorship and Benefits.


Our 2016 Sponsors

 

       

 

 

 

Bronze Level
       


       

 


AWARDS


ALLIANCE AWARD

Recognition of an organization or individual outside the profession who have made significant contributions to the improvement of the Bay Area’s built environment. Contributions may include advancement or development of initiatives that promote excellence in architecture; the commissioning of notable additions to the built environment; or activities that raise the public’s consciousness of the importance of excellent design in the shaping of our world and culture.


EMERGING PROFESSIONAL AWARD

Recognition of an individual Associate AIA member or an AIA Architect member registered 10 years or less, or an organization practicing for 10 years or less, who exemplifies the highest qualities of leadership and demonstrates an unparalleled commitment to AIA San Francisco, to the design and construction industry, to the community, or to other professional organizations.


CITIZEN ARCHITECT AWARD

To recognize an individual who uses insight, talent, training, and experience to contribute meaningfully, beyond self, to the improvement of the community and human condition.


EDUCATION AWARD

Recognition of an organization or individual for excellence in the advancement of architectural education through teaching, design, scholarship, research, or service.


MENTOR AWARD

Recognition of an organization or individual for their commitment in guiding their fellow professionals as they progress through all stages of their career.


STUDENT AWARD

Recognition of an individual student, student team, or student organization who have demonstrated a commitment to the community or the building industry.


FIRM ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Recognition of an architecture firm for outstanding contributions to the community, advancement of the profession, intern development, or for producing distinguished architecture.


SOCIAL IMPACT AWARD

Recognition of an organization or individual for extended commitment to community service or significant contribution evidenced by a positive impact on urban, environmental, or neighborhood issues.


LOCAL GOVERNMENT AWARD

Recognition of an elected or appointed organization or individual, public administrator, or institutional leader who establishes and contributes to the development of laws, regulations, policies, or initiatives that promote excellence in architecture.


CHAPTER SERVICE AWARD

Recognition of the work of an organization or individual who, by their skill, professionalism, dedication, ability and commitment, or volunteer contributions, have consistently advanced the common goals of AIA San Francisco.


REVITALIZATION AWARD

Recognition of business owners, property owners, or a developer who have enhanced the community by making significant improvements to their properties, which have, in turn, had a positive impact on the surrounding area.


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Karsen Maruca
Program Manager
kmaruca@aiasf.org
(415) 874-2623


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