Spillman Farmer Architects is proud to announce that the American Institute of Architects Pennsylvania Chapter has selected our firm to receive the 2013 Architectural Firm Award. This was the inaugural year for the award, which honors an architectural firm that has consistently demonstrated a commitment to design excellence and has made outstanding contributions to the profession of architecture for a period of at least 10 years.
Lafayette College Arts Plaza, AIA Pennsylvania Citation of Merit 2013
“Winning the first AIA Pennsylvania Firm Award is truly an honor. We feel privileged to practice architecture, a profession that we love and which allows us to positively impact the lives of those who work, live, learn and play in the buildings we have designed since 1927,” said Daniel Harrigan, AIA, Spillman Farmer President and one of the firm’s six principals.
ArtsQuest Center, AIA Pennsylvania Silver Medal 2012
The AIA Pennsylvania Board of Directors served as the jury for this year’s Architectural Firm Award. The Board, representing firms from each AIA Pennsylvania branch chapter, reviewed more than 20 entries before selecting Spillman Farmer Architects.
“[Spillman Farmer’s] body of work represents an imaginative approach to difficult problems, a curiosity about materials, and a strong sense of purpose,” said Jules Dingle, AIA, Awards Chairman for the AIA Pennsylvania and Principal of DIGSAU. “The thoughtful presentation of their work conveyed a commitment to the value of architecture as a profession, an understanding of the challenges facing contemporary practice, a long history of design excellence, and a palpable ambition to achieve even greater success in the future.”