Description: To recognize sustained creative achievement in the advancement of architectural education through teaching, design, scholarship, research, or service
Criteria: Candidates in the area of teaching shall have had a positive, stimulating, and nurturing influence upon students over an extended period of time and/or teaching which inspired a generation of students who themselves have contributed to the advancement of architecture. Candidates in the areas of design, scholarship, or research shall have produced a body of work that provides significant insight into the understanding and advancement of architecture and architectural education. Candidates in the area of service shall have significant impact fostering and sustaining excellent teaching and a healthy environment for learning and/or instituted measures leading to an understanding and appreciation of architectural education in the community at large. Submissions should convey how they address ideas of cultural, social, economic, or environmental sustainability.
Eligibility: Full-time faculty members or persons whose activities have clearly been identified with architectural education in ACSA full-member schools for a minimum of 10 years are eligible. The achievements must have occurred during the period of appointment. No postmortem awards will be made. A candidate may be considered for this award and the AIA/ACSA Topaz Medallion simultaneously. In such cases, the nomination must be submitted for each award separately, according to the conditions of required documentation. Any faculty member, administrator, or student at an ACSA full-member school may nominate a candidate for the ACSA Distinguished Professor Award.
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