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AIA Announces 2006 Fellows

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has announced the 2006 inductees into its College of Fellows, among the highest honors bestowed upon members. Several of this year’s Fellows have contributed to green design:

•G. Z. (Charlie) Brown, professor of architecture at the University of Oregon, founder and director of the school’s Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory, and co-author of

Sun, Wind, and Light (see review in


Vol. 11, No. 4);

•Peter Deveraux, principal at Harley Ellis Deveraux in Los Angeles, whose firm (Fields Deveraux Architects and Engineers, prior to the January 2006 merger with Harley Ellis) designed the LEED® Platinum Lake View Terrace Library (see BuildingGreen’s Case Studies Database) and other green projects;

•Robin Guenther, principal at Guenther 5 Architects, PLCC, in New York City and co-coordinator of the Green Guide for Healthcare™ (see


Vol. 14, No. 6);

•Helen Kessler, energy-efficient buildings expert and president of HJKessler Associates, Inc., in Chicago;

•Robert Shemwell, principal at Overland Partners, Inc., in San Antonio, Texas, designer of the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center in Austin, Texas, and co-chair and chair, respectively, of the 2004 and 2005 Greenbuild conference Program Committees.

All 82 fellows and 13 honorary fellows will receive their medals on June 9, 2006, during the AIA National Convention in Los Angeles. A full list of the new fellows is online at

Published April 3, 2006

Boehland, J. (2006, April 3). AIA Announces 2006 Fellows. Retrieved from

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