Tuesday, November 28, 2023

American Institute of Architects Elevates David Scott Parker to the College of Fellows

AIA Fellowship Recognizes Significant Contributions to the Profession of Architecture and Society

New Haven, CT, February 22, 2021 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is elevating David Scott Parker from AIA Connecticut, to its prestigious College of Fellows, the AIA’s highest membership honor.

The fellowship was developed to elevate architects who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession and made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level. Architects who have been elevated to fellowship can be identified by the designation FAIA after their name.

David Scott Parker, FAIA, and his experienced 20-member team share a passion for design and a desire to innovatively fuse traditional forms, vernacular styles, and individual expression into every project. His residential and preservation work has received many honors, including the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s Tony Goldman Award; two New York Landmarks Conservancy Moses Preservation Awards; three Palladio Awards; two Institute of Classical Architecture & Art Stanford White Awards; and several AIA honors and citations in Connecticut, New York and New England. He is licensed in eight states and holds degrees from the University of Virginia as well as the Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he served on the Harvard Design Magazine Practitioners’ Board. David Scott Parker contributes his time in service on the boards of numerous institutions and not-for-profit organizations—currently including Lyndhurst and the Merritt Parkway Conservancy—and is a Trustee of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

About the American Institute of Architects

Founded in 1857, The American Institute of Architects consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through more than 200 state, local, and international chapters, AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing. AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation, and world.

About AIA Connecticut:

Since 1905, AIA Connecticut has served the architectural profession, encouraging design excellence, working to improve society through a concern for the quality of the built and natural environments.  AIA Connecticut serves as a resource to architects and the public. Our membership of over 1,500 is comprised of architects, architectural designers working towards licensure, students, and professionals in allied fields.

For more information, visit AIA Connecticut’s website at https://aiact.org/fellows/