On behalf of the Washington Architectural Foundation, I am pleased to inform you that the Fall Design Fête will take place at Washington’s National Cathedral on November 12, 2021. This event will celebrate our community and honor several worthy individuals and programs that have made Washington a better place through their contributions as designers, advocates and clients, including:
2021 Glenn Brown Award Winner for improving the quality of life in DC and raising awareness of architecture and its benefits to society
Omar Hakeem, AIA
2021 John ‘Wieb’ Wiebenson Award Winner for Architecture in the Public Interest
Scott Archer, AIA
Li Ren, AIA
2021 Emerging Architect Award Winners
Milton Shinberg, AIA
Virginia Tech’s Washington-Alexandria Architecture Center
2021 Architect Educator Award Winners
Marcel Acosta, Executive Director, National Capital Planning Commission
2021 Donald B. Myer, FAIA Public Service Award
Building Innovation Hub
2021 Partnership for the Planet Award
David T. Haresign, FAIA
2021 Centennial Medal Winner for distinguished service
to the Chapter, community, and profession
This year’s Fete will include a cocktail reception and seated dinner with a program led, once again, by the remarkable Wendy Reiger. Rest assured that we will follow all suggested and required health protocols, including a fully vaccinated wait staff.
Along with celebrating the contributions of these worthy individuals, the Fall Design Fête supports the Washington Architectural Foundation’s education and community outreach programs. Thanks to wonderful sponsors like you, the Foundation can better meet its mission to share the power of architecture to transform community.
Thank you to our amazing sponsors!
WAAC's Firm Advisory Board
Barnes Vanze Architects
Clark Construction Group, LLC
The David M. Schwarz Charitable Foundation
Quinn Evans Architects
Shalom Baranes Associates
Simpson Gumpertz & Heger, Inc.
Cunningham | Quill Architects
EYP Architecture + Engineering
Horizon Builders Group
Washington Alexandria Architecture Center, Virginia Tech
Ames & Gough
Ayers Saint Gross
cox, graae + spack
di Domenico + Partners
Grunley Construction Company
Lee and Associates, Inc.
David Metzger, FAIA
The National Building Museum
Neumann Lewis Buchanan Architects
Sean Patrick Nohelty, AIA