Three Virginia Tech architecture alumni have been elevated to the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) for 2015:
- Robert S. Mills, FAIA
- Adam M. Shalleck, FAIA
The Shalleck Collaborative
San Francisco, CA
- Thomas S. Shiner, FAIA
Museum & Library Furniture, LLC / Thomas S Shiner Architect
The Fellowship program was developed to elevate those architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of architects as individuals, but also their significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level.
The 2015 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 147 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows. Out of a total AIA membership of over 85,000 there are over 3,200 members distinguished with this honor. The 2015 Fellows will be honored at an investiture ceremony at the AIA Convention 2015 in Atlanta.