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AIA Akron

AIA Akron is a local component of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). We represent over 170 members in 11 counties of the greater Akron area. Our mission is to organize and unite in fellowship the members of the Architecture profession. We promote the aesthetic, scientific and art of planning by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, and practice, to coordinate the building industry and the profession of architecture to ensure the advancement of the living standards or people through their improved environment.

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The 2019 Heritage Ohio Annual Preservation & Revitalization Awards 

The 2019 Heritage Ohio Annual Preservation & Revitalization Awards are now accepting nominations for individuals and projects across 18 award categories to promote successes in historic preservation and community revitalization across Ohio.


To nominate a person, building, or project, complete a nomination form and attach supporting documents and high-resolution photos. If your documents or photos are large files, please email them to fquinn@heritageohio.org with the name of the nomination in the title of the email. To view a detailed description of the awards categories, view the 2019 Awards List.

All nominations must be received by July 1, 2019. Nominations that do not follow the formatting provided in the form, and incomplete entries will NOT be accepted.

Not sure if your nomination fits a category? Contact them 614-258-6200 or fquinn@heritageohio.org.


The 2019 Heritage Ohio Annual Awards Ceremony will take place in Newark on October 22, 2019. Tickets to the conference will go on sale in June of 2019.


Scheeser Buckley Mayfield Earns American Institute of Architecture West Virginia Award

Scheeser Buckley Mayfield won the Citation Award for Achievement in Architecture Renovation for the John Marshall High School project in Glen Dale, WV. The honor was bestowed by the American Institute of Architecture West Virginia recently at their 2019 Design Awards and Scholarship Benefit.

Partnering with West Virginia firm Silling Architects for the renovation and addition, SBM provided the mechanical and electrical engineering designs for the 224,000 square-foot, $16 million project. Interior renovations included nine new laboratories, a new kitchen and dining area, new classrooms and offices, and a new front entrance. Exterior renovations included a new enclosed connector between the main classroom and performing arts buildings and new LED site lighting for the main parking lot.

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Jillian R. Tipton
Executive Director

2841 Riviera Drive, Ste. 120
Fairlawn Ohio 44333
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P: 330-699-9788
E: jtipton@AIAakron.org