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Entry Forms Due September 4th

AIA Greater Columbia Section
Design Awards – Call for Entries

The Greater Columbia Section of the AIA is pleased to announce the

2014 Design Awards

program to recognize outstanding achievements in architecture
performed by AIAGC Member architects and firms.

See attached forms and deadlines below.

This year’s Awards gala will be held on 

October 30th

and we are very excited to have

Steven D. Schuster, FAIA

as our jury chair and presenter at the event.

Steven Schuster

Steven D. Schuster is a founding principal of Clearscapes.  His career spans the design of single family residences to major public facilities. A significant focus of his work has been on museums, libraries, visual arts centers, and performing arts theaters.  As a national leader in the historic preservation community, Steve has led the effort in revitalizing countless historic structures, developing vital contemporary uses for them within their communities. Notable projects include the Exploris Museum (Marbles Kids Museum) and IMAX Theater, the Pine State Creamery on Glenwood South, the Raleigh Convention Center, and the new Contemporary Art Museum in Raleigh’s Warehouse District. Under Steve’s guidance Clearscapes has been recognized with over 75 local, regional, and national design awards.

Deadline for entry forms and fees:  September 4th

Deadline for Digital Submission:  October 2nd

Winners notified: October 20th

Awards Gala: October 30th

For entry forms, click here and here

More information will follow in the next several weeks.

MANY THANKS TO OUR 2014 PREMIERE DESIGN AWARDS SPONSOR:

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About the 2011 Design Scholarship Program

Greater Columbia AIA will be sponsoring a design scholarship for second year design students from the Clemson School of Architecture. This program was developed to recognize individual project achievements of the second-year architecture students. The goal of this program is to promote a meaningful connection between the professional architectural community in the greater Columbia area and the architectural education community at Clemson University.

This year, the site for the design project is located in Columbia and is focused on a segment of the former Seaboard Air Line rail bed, stretching from the intersection of Lady and Lincoln to Arsenal Hill. Over the course of the spring 2011 semester, the students will develop ideas and concepts to transform the abandoned rail line. Later this spring, final projects including models and drawings will be judged by a jury composed of AIA Greater Columbia members. A  select number of students will be recognized and chosen to receive scholarship funds.

Upcoming Membership Event

Please join us at the Arsenal Hill Center (1800 Lincoln St., Columbia, SC) on Friday, February 18 at 12:30pm, as the second year Clemson architecture students will be in town to visit the historic Seaboard Air Line rail site in Columbia. This event will begin with a lunch presentation (approximately 1 hour) to introduce the project and meet the students. The presentation will be followed by a walking tour of the project site. Please note that the walking tour is optional to AIA members. Lunch/presentation is $5 and the optional walking tour is absolutely free! Please RSVP to Tripp Riley by 5pm on February 16 – triley@studio2lr.com