JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (October 12, 2020) – The Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC), the leading certifier of green projects in the state, has signed on as a sponsor for the Jacksonville Chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2020 Design & Honor Awards Gala, Oct. 16.
This year’s Gala to be held virtually and broadcast publicly on YouTube with the widest audience in the event’s history. There is no admittance fee to this year’s Gala – access will be provided to all free of charge to celebrate the design and individual honor award winners.
“Although current circumstances are not conducive to the Gala’s typical in-person festivities, the tradition of honoring and celebrating the excellent design work and contributions of AIA Jacksonville architects must be preserved,” said Chapter President Elect Andrea Hook, AIA. “Members and non-members alike will have the ability to share with their clients, friends, fellow professionals.”
Design and Honor Awards Gala Schedule
4 – 5 P.M. – Virtual Happy Hour – Enjoy networking during a fun virtual social hour before the event- we’ll even have awards for Best Dressed (categories to include “Best Formalwear”, “Best Loungewear/PJs”, and “Quintessential Architect”)
5 -5:30 P.M. – Presentation by Design Awards Jurors Jerry Lominack, FAIA and Anne Smith, FAIA of Lominack Kolman Smith Architects (AIA CEU available)
5:30 – 7:30 P.M. – Design and Honor Awards Presentation, including Keynote by Jim Barnes of Foster + Partners
View the 2020 Design & Honor Awards Gala Oct. 16 on the Jacksonville AIA Chapter YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChs_348lRT_jnV3zm9GsWfw.
Mike Bonts Public Relations