The Louis Lundgren Award for Service recognizes an individual AIA Minnesota member for his or her outstanding contributions in the area of community and professional service. Through their work as citizen architects, recipients of the award are regarded by their peers for their prolonged and and effective volunteer activism.

Submit your entry for the Louis Lundgren Award for Service

Eligibility

Any architect member of AIA Minnesota for a period of not less than ten years and whose membership is in good standing at the time of nomination is eligible. Emeritus members are eligible.

All AIA Minnesota award programs will now require a declaration that candidates for awards are in compliance with the AIA Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct. Nominators will need to certify that candidates comply to the best of their knowledge. This is part of our commitment to ensuring that recipients of AIA Minnesota awards comport to the highest standards of character and professionalism, and is in compliance with requirements for AIA national awards.

Jury

A jury selected by the Committee on Design will review the nominations and oversee the award selection process.

Criteria

Areas to be considered when evaluating nominees include:

  • Dedication to advancing the values of AIA (Integrity, Passion, Inclusion, Empathy) at local, regional and/or national levels; 
  • Engaging institutional and community leaders on issues impacting the profession; and
  • Fostering public dialogue about the value of architecture and design within society.

The nominator submits online a brief statement addressing why this candidate should be considered for this award and is able to submit additional documentation that supports the candidate’s volunteerism, including a list of references (names, emails, phone numbers, and addresses) of witnesses to volunteer efforts, exhibits showing accomplishments of volunteer efforts, publications or articles addressing those accomplishments, and/or any other items supporting the quality of the candidate’s volunteer efforts.


The 2018 Louis Lundgren Award for Service will open for submissions in June.

2017 Louis Lundgren Award

Theodore R. Lentz, AIA

Read the press release.

Louis Lundgren Award Recipients

1994   Louis Lundgren, AIA
1995   Thomas H. Sopoci, AIA
1996   Ronald Krank, AIA
1997   Charles D. Liddy, FAIA
1998   William E. Rust, AIA
1999   Eldon Morrison, AIA
2000   None
2001   Charles Huntley, AIA
2003   Dennis Grebner, FAIA
2003   Elizabeth Thompson, AIA
2005   Richard T. Faricy, AIA
2006   Keith Sjoquist, AIA
2007   Vicki Hooper, AIA
2008   Michael Schrock, AIA
2008   John W. Cuningham, FAIA
2009   Chuck Sullivan, AIA
2010   None
2011    Doug Westby, AIA
2012    Douglas D. Pierce, AIA
2013    Paul Mellblom, AIA
2014    None
2015    Phillip Glenn Koski, AIA
2016 David L. Andersen, AIA