Bernard B. Rothschild Award

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Bernard B. Rothschild FAIA Award

The Rothschild Award is the highest honor that AIA Georgia can bestow on an individual, alive or deceased. This award is in honor of Bernard B. Rothschild FAIA who served the profession at many levels through his leadership and active participation throughout his career. The award is awarded in recognition of the most distinguished service to the profession of Architecture in the State of Georgia by an architect who exemplifies the principles of the profession.

Candidates will be evaluated on how well they meet the program criteria as follows:

  • The contributions the candidate has made to the advancement of architectural design and design discourse.
  • The contributions the candidate has made to the advancement of AIA and its leadership, either through local, state, or national chapters.
  • The contributions the candidate has made to the advancement of architectural education.
  • The contributions the candidate has made towards the betterment of the local community.
  • The candidate shall have evidenced the nurturing and mentoring of next generation architects.

Any AIA Georgia Architect member in good standing may make nominations for this award. Self-nominations are not allowed. Each nomination should highlight the Candidates achievements, contributions and design excellence and shall contain the following:

  • A nomination letter, that summarizes the contributions made, not to exceed one page.
  • A brief biography and curricula vitae of the candidate, not to exceed three pages.
  • A brief summary of the candidate’s achievements and contributions to the Institute, not to exceed one page.
  • Up to 10 pages of any other supporting exhibits that the candidate chooses to support their nomination. (Design portfolio, descriptions of community work, etc.)

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  • The candidate individually does not utilize, employ, or otherwise engage labor that is unpaid, including working students, and neither does any firm of which the candidate is an owner or manager, in part or in whole. The candidate acknowledges this wording shall cover all persons working under their employ, regardless of position or title. Exceptions recognized by Federal law (such as legally defined internships or educational cooperative programs) are exempt from this Policy. This candidate further acknowledges that they have not utilized any unpaid labor as defined above for a minimum of five (5) years prior to the application deadline for all Institute Honor Awards and a minimum of ten (10) years prior to the application deadline for all other Institute Honors, including the Honors Program, Membership Honors Awards, and Collaborative and Achievement Awards. The candidate personally acknowledges adherence to the terms of this Policy.