Pictured: 2022 Louis Lundgren Award for Service recipient Alissa D. Luepke Pier, AIA.

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 effective volunteer activism.

The submission window for the 2024 AIA Minnesota Louis Lundgren Award for Service is now open. Entries are due at 11:59 am CST on July 19, 2024. Submit an entry »


Any member of AIA Minnesota who graduated from a NAAB-accredited program no later than 2017 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.

2024 Louis Lundgren Award for Service Jury

Scott Schlotthauer, AIA, Chair
Amy Carroll, AIA, NOMA
Mohammed Lawal, FAIA, NOMA
Rosemary McMonigal, FAIA
Thea Rozenberg, AIA


Areas to be considered when evaluating nominees include:

  • Dedication to advancing the values of AIA (Authenticity, Equity, Collaboration, Integrity) 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.

2022 Louis Lundgren Award

Alissa Luepke Pier, AIA

Read the 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  Charles E. 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
2017 Theodore R. Lentz, AIA
2018 John Dwyer, AIA
2019  Rosemary McMonigal, FAIA
2020  Kermit Duncan, AIA
2021 Sara Rothholz Weiner, AIA
2022  Alissa D. Luepke Pier, AIA
2023  None