(Left to right: Eric Amel, FAIA; and John Pfluger, FAIA)

MINNEAPOLIS, March 4, 2024
— Congratulations to the two Minnesota architects elevated to the AIA College of Fellows in 2024. AIA Fellows are recognized with the AIA’s highest membership honor for their exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society. Architects who have made significant contributions to the profession and society and who exemplify architectural excellence can become a member of the AIA College of Fellows. Only 3 percent of the AIA members have this distinction.

Eric Amel, FAIA, demonstrates that design authorship is a collaborative pursuit. Eric’s design leadership on small and large projects ranges from initial conception through detailing, advancing the philosophy that architectural practice encompasses ideation, development, and execution.

John Pfluger, FAIA, designs extraordinary spaces that inspire educators to reimagine how they serve communities. He is renowned for pioneering a co-creative process that invites community stakeholders to join clients in the design of learning environments.

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