Archinect - News 2017-09-25T16:45:31-04:00 Robert A.M. Stern wins 2017 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion Justine Testado 2016-12-08T17:39:00-05:00 >2016-12-09T06:54:56-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p>The AIA and the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) deemed&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Robert A.M. Stern</a>&nbsp;the 2017 laureate of the Topaz Medallion, the highest accolade bestowed to an architecture educator. The yearly award distinguishes an individual for their significant involvement in architecture education for at least a decade, and also for their widespread influential teaching.</p><img title="" alt="" src=""><br><em>Credit: Yale School of Architecture</em><p>&nbsp;</p><p>Robert A.M. Stern was acknowledged for his dedication to architecture education throughout his 50-year career &mdash; from his buildings, his teaching at <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Columbia University</a> and deanship at&nbsp;<a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Yale School of Architecture</a>, to his numerous books such as &ldquo;New Directions in American Architecture&rdquo;, his New York City architectural heritage series, and&nbsp;the recent &ldquo;Pedagogy and Place: 100 Years of Architecture Education at Yale&rdquo;. The Partners at Robert A.M. Stern Architects also promote emerging talent in awarding the $10,000 <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">RAMSA Travel Fellowship</a> every year.</p><p>Previous Topaz laureates include ...</p> Ehrlich Architects wins 2015 AIA Architecture Firm Award; Peter Eisenman takes the Topaz Medallion Justine Testado 2014-12-10T19:12:00-05:00 >2014-12-18T20:38:01-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><em><p>It's a big day of announcements for the AIA! Earlier, Moshe Safdie was revealed as the 2015 AIA Gold Medal recipient. Other big announcements the AIA made today include Ehrlich Architects from Los Angeles as the 2015 AIA Architecture Firm Award winner. Considered the AIA's highest honor to an architecture firm, the award recognizes a practice that has produced consistently distinguished architectural projects for a minimum of 10 years...</p></em><br /><br /><ul><li>Peter Eisenman also won the 2015 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion, which honors an individual for their significant involvement in architecture education for more than a decade as well as their widespread influential teaching to students.</li><li>Edward Mazria won the 2015 Kemper Award, which recognizes an architect who has contributed greatly to the profession through service to the AIA.</li><li>Last but not least, the student-led Rural Studio will be honored with the 2015 Whitney M. Young Jr. Award. Named after the civil rights-era head of the Urban League, this award honors architects and organizations that represent the profession&rsquo;s proactive social mandate through commitments relating to affordable housing, inclusiveness, and accessiblity.</li></ul><p>Find more details on <a href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">Bustler</a>.</p> Dean Robert Greenstreet awared Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education zelluwm 2012-12-18T18:13:00-05:00 >2012-12-18T18:14:10-05:00 <img srcset=" 1x, 2x, 3x" src="" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" /><p> It is with pleasure that we announce that Dean Robert Greenstreet, PhD, RIBA, Int&rsquo;l Assoc AIA, who has served as the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee&nbsp; School of Architecture and Urban Planning&rsquo;s Dean for over 20 years, has been awarded the 2013 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion for Excellence in Architectural Education.<br><br> Dean Greenstreet has consistently encouraged students at the School, tirelessly working to support and guide them during their tenure at SARUP, and promoting and encouraging them once they graduate. Over his teaching career, he has had an influence on and has mentored thousands&nbsp; of students, several of whom have gone on to serve in leadership positions in world-renowned architectural firms, city governments and social organizations.</p> <p> The Topaz Medallion is awarded jointly by the AIA and the ACSA once a year. Previous recipients include Michael Graves, Kenneth Frampton, Vincent Scully and Marcel Breuer.</p> <p> For the complete announcement on the 2013 AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion ...</p>