Fall Design Fête 2019

The Washington Architectural Foundation (WAF) and the Washington Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA|DC) present the 7th Annual Fall Design Fête to be held Friday, November 22, 2019 at Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery. The evening will include a cocktail reception, a seated dinner, and awards program. 

The Fall Design Fête celebrates the contributions of individuals who make Washington better through their contributions as designers, advocates, and clients. 

2019 Honorees

Hany Hassan, FAIA
Centennial Medal for Service to the Chapter, the community and profession

Robert P. Kogod
Glenn Brown Award, honoring an individual who has raised public awareness of architecture and its benefits to society and who has improved the quality of life in Washington, DC

Douglas Crawford, AIA
Emerging Architect Award

Gina Volpicelli, AIA
John ‘Wieb’ Wiebenson Award for Architecture in the Public Interest


A great big thank you to our early sponsors:

Cornerstone Sponsor
Beyer Blinder Belle Architects & Planners LLP

Bar Sponsor
Interface Engineering

Cocktail Sponsor

Dessert Sponsor
Zuckerman Gravely Development

Corbel Sponsors
Ayers Saint Gross
Barnes Vanze Architects
Bonstra | Haresign ARCHITECTS
Brailsford & Dunlavey
Clark Construction Group
Douglas Crawford Architect
Fentress Architects
Hartman-Cox Architects
KUBE Architecture
Shalom Baranes Associates Architects
Simpson Gumpertz +  Heger
The David M. Schwarz Charitable Foundation, Inc. 
The Horizon Group 

Quoin Sponsors
Ames & Gough
Arena Stage
Blue Skye Construction
cox graae + spack architects
Cunningham | Quill Architects
di Domenico + Partners
Forrester Construction
FOX Architects
Glass Construction
Grunley Construction Company, Inc.
Hickok Cole
David Metzger, FAIA
LSG Landscape Architecture
Sean Patrick Nohelty, AIA
Thornton Tomasetti
Turner Construction Company
WDG Architecture
Winstanley Architects and Planners

Your support as a sponsor of this event will last much longer than one evening. Your gift will make it possible for kids from every ward in the city to learn about architecture through Architecture in the Schools, our neighborhood tours and weekend programs at the District Architecture Center. 

See our 2019 Sponsorship Opportunities

Ready to make a difference? Become a sponsor now.