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RECOGNITION PROGRAMS

Design Futures Council Recognition Programs

An important part of the mission of DesignIntelligence is to encourage and support leadership at all levels in the built environment industry: from the exploration that begins in education to the summary of accomplishments of mature professionals.


PROFESSIONAL RECOGNITION

Emerging Leaders Program

Young professionals within their first 10 years of practice, recognized for their leadership and contributions to sustainability.


Senior Fellow Program

Individuals with 20+ years of experience, recognized for outstanding contributions to the industry.


Exceptional Educator Program

Innovative educators recognized for their contributions to their institution and to the future of the industry.


Lifetime Achievement Award

Leaders recognized for their impact on their profession. The criteria for the Lifetime Achievement Award is:

  • Must have practiced architecture continuously for a minimum of forty years.
  • Must have positively altered the profession through their contribution.
  • Must be recognized by peers as a genuine leader of the industry.
Edward Mazria
2020
Edward Mazria
Lifetime Achievement Recipient
Founder, Architecture 2030
Adrian Smith
2019
Adrian Smith
Lifetime Achievement Recipient Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architects
Moshe Safdie
2018
Moshe Safdie
Lifetime Achievement Recipient
Safdie Architects
Robert A. M. Stern
2017
Robert A. M. Stern
Lifetime Achievement Recipient
Robert A.M. Stern Architects
Lord Norman Foster
2016
Lord Norman Foster
Lifetime Achievement Recipient
Foster + Partners
Author Gensler
2016
Arthur Gensler
Lifetime Achievement Recipient
Gensler
Gene Kohn
2015
Gene Kohn
Lifetime Achievement Recipient
Kohn Pedersen Fox