Julia Morgan Posthumously Awarded the 2014 AIA Gold Medal

Dec. 13, 2013 Ι AIArchitect  The American Institute of Architects Board of Directors on Dec. 12 posthumously awarded the AIA Gold Medal to Julia Morgan, AIA, the early 20th-century architect whose copious output of quality work secured her position as the first great female American architect. The AIA Gold Medal is the highest honor the […]

Design for all requires a culture change in architecture

The American Institute of Architects Ι Oct. 14, 2019  In 1978, John Catlin, who’d been a wheelchair user for four years after a spinal injury, began graduate school in architecture at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC). In 1973, federal legislation was passed that prohibited discrimination against people with disabilities, including facilities designed, built, altered, […]