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Dominic A. Willard Jr., AIA



A native New Orleanian, Dominic earned his MArch from Tulane University in 2003. Upon graduation, he began practice at Manning Architects. During his career at the firm, Dominic has had the privilege of working on projects spanning numerous market sectors including Transportation, Education, Corporate, Civic, Hospitality and Healthcare and ranging in size from $500 million dollar hotel & casino resorts to small renovation projects with shoestring budgets. Dominic is LEED accredited and has been a registered Architect in the state of Louisiana since 2010. Dominic … Continue reading Dominic A. Willard Jr., AIA

Kathy Desselle Awarded 2018 AIALA Presidential Citation



The Presidential Citation and Medal honors those individuals or non-profit organizations who make special contributions to AIA Louisiana. This year’s recipient is someone who has been a quintessential member of the staff of AIA Louisiana since 1983.  For 35 years, Kathy Desselle’s commitment to the growth and development of the AIA has been amply demonstrated by her unconditional dedication to success in every responsibility she has undertaken. Kathy joined the staff in Baton Rouge as a part-time receptionist and word processor.  In 1987, she became … Continue reading Kathy Desselle Awarded 2018 AIALA Presidential Citation

Doug Ashe, FAIA, awarded prestigious AIA Louisiana Medal of Honor



Douglas E. Ashe, FAIA, was awarded the prestigious American Institute of Architects (AIA) Louisiana Medal of Honor at its 75th Anniversary Gala in New Orleans on September 27th. The Medal of Honor is the highest award given by AIA Louisiana “in recognition of an individual architect who has significantly advanced the profession of architecture and who, by his/her leadership, has provided an inspiration to his/her fellow architects.” In a career spanning over 44 years Doug has demonstrated innovative leadership in advocating for an increased awareness … Continue reading Doug Ashe, FAIA, awarded prestigious AIA Louisiana Medal of Honor

2018 AIA LA Design Award Winners



Louisiana architects receive top honors in 2018 AIA LA design competition Architecture firms across Louisiana won 17 awards in the prestigious annual design competition conducted by the American Institute of Architects Louisiana Chapter (AIA LA). A nationally recognized panel of judges selected 16 winning projects for 2018 from 73 entries in seven categories, submitted by architects across the state. Award recipients were honored September 27 at the AIA LA 75th anniversary gala on at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Honor Awards … Continue reading 2018 AIA LA Design Award Winners

AIA GULF STATES REGION HONORS DESIGN EXCELLENCE



AIA GULF STATES PRESS RELEASE NYC; June 22, 2018 Sheila Leggett / 615.254.1233 / sheila@aiatn.org AIA GULF STATES REGION HONORS DESIGN EXCELLENCE Architects from the Gulf States Region of the American Institute of Architects gathered in New York City to celebrate the 2018 Honor Awards. Fourteen projects were recognized for their exceptional choices in lighting, materials, color and planes, sustainability, and overall design excellence. Respected jury members chose these projects from those entered by architects practicing in the Gulf States region. The Honor Awards program identifies … Continue reading AIA GULF STATES REGION HONORS DESIGN EXCELLENCE

Ashlie Latiolais, AIA



Ashlie teaches studios and seminar courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs at the ULL School of Architecture and Design. She was most recently awarded the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture ‘New Faculty Teaching Award’ and BUILD Magazine’s ‘Women in Build Award’. Ashlie earned her Masters of Architecture from UL Lafayette in 2007 where she began to practice at Abel-Crozier Architects in Lafayette.  She then moved to Baton Rouge in 2008 and worked at Holden Architects until 2012 where she became a licensed architect … Continue reading Ashlie Latiolais, AIA

Raymond “Skipper” Post, FAIA, elected Chancellor of the College of Fellows (AIA)



Raymond “Skipper” Post, FAIA, was inaugurated as the 56th Chancellor of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). His inauguration was held at the historic Octagon House and the Institute’s headquarters on December 7, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The members of the College of Fellows elected Post to serve as Chancellor, citing his leadership and outstanding contributions to the architecture profession, the AIA and his community. Post has held a range of leadership positions at the AIA. Through the years he … Continue reading Raymond “Skipper” Post, FAIA, elected Chancellor of the College of Fellows (AIA)

Angelle Lavergne Terry, AIA



Angelle Lavergne Terry earned her Bachelor of Architecure from Louisiana State University in 2009. She was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana, but moved to Baton Rouge in elementary school and proudly considers it home. Angelle is a Project Architect at WHLC Architecture, and enjoys any opportunity to be involved in the Baton Rouge community to make it a better place. Why did you choose architecture as a profession? I chose Architecture as a profession because I saw it as a unique opportunity to combine problem … Continue reading Angelle Lavergne Terry, AIA