The Residential Architect of Distinction Award (previously the annual Architect of Distinction Award) is given every two years to a residential architect, licensed for more than 15 years, who has demonstrated a mastery of architecture through design, craft and materials, and who has made significant contributions to the advancement of residential design. The recipient is selected from among a competitive pool of candidates by a jury of peers.

2019 Architect of Distinction

AIA Minnesota is pleased to announce that Jean Rehkamp Larson, AIA, of Rehkamp Larson Architects, is the recipient of the 2019 award. Rehkamp Larson will be recognized at the 2019 AIA Minnesota Awards Celebration event on December 6 and in print and digital advertising appearing in Mpls.St.Paul Magazine.

Past Award Recipients

2018 Eric Odor, AIA
2017 Christine Albertsson, AIA
2016 Mark Larson, AIA
2015 Dale Mulfinger, FAIA
2014 Katherine Hillbrand, AIA
2013 Rosemary McMonigal, FAIA
2012 Sarah Nettleton, FAIA
2011 Julie Snow, FAIA
2010 Tom Ellison, AIA
2009 Tim Alt, AIA
2008 Dan Nepp, AIA
2007 Tom Meyer, FAIA
2006 Kelly Davis, AIA
2005 Charles Stinson, AIA
2004 David Salmela, FAIA