The Tritschler Prize seeks to encourage architecture programs throughout the United States to focus on relating modern design to a historic context in honor of Gerry Tritschler, AIA, a former Principal at Shalom Baranes Associates, who spent his career focused on rehabilitating historic buildings.
Submission Deadline // January 2018
Award Notification // March 2018
Official Announcement // May 2018
Internship // May - September 2018
2018 Jurors to be announced.
$25,000 and an internship at Shalom Baranes Associates to be awarded every three years beginning in 2018.
The scholarship is open to advanced undergraduate and graduate architecture students. If undergraduate, the scholarship would apply to the fifth year of an accredited professional program. If graduate, the scholarship would apply to second or third year of graduate study.
About Gerry Tritschler, AIA
Gerry Tritschler, after a brief battle with ALS, passed away on December 25, 2015. In his 28 years as a Principal at Shalom Baranes Associates, Gerry made an indelible mark on both the firm and the built legacy of Washington, DC. Arriving at SBA in 1987 with a love of great buildings and a wealth of technical expertise, he found his passion in the integration of new and historic construction. In such projects, often involving enormous design and logistical challenges, he served as a steady, wise advocate and hands-on project leader. His ability to balance the complexities of old and new, and to judiciously navigate frequent contradictory interests, was honed through many years of dedicated practice. Through the course of his career, Gerry managed an extraordinary array of building programs from small to vast. It is fair to say that the entire nation as well as we at SBA have benefitted from his talents.
Gerry saw each project as an opportunity for learning and growth. With modest manner and prodigious intellect, as well as unwavering optimism and integrity, he inspired a generation of colleagues to pursue excellence in their personal and professional endeavors. In honor of Gerry’s legacy, and in deep affection for him, SBA has established the Tritschler Prize to recognize architecture students who have demonstrated a talent in combining modern design with historic context.