Raleigh Architect To Serve On ARCHITECT Magazine's 2012 Design Review Jury

Top Quote Frank Harmon, FAIA, will join other jurors in Washington, DC. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) October 04, 2012 - Raleigh architect Frank Harmon, FAIA, has been asked to serve as a juror for ARCHITECT's 2012 Design Review, the magazine's annual awards. The jury will convene in the magazine's offices in Washington, D.C., on October 18 and 19.

    Katie Gerfen, the magazine's Senior Editor of Design, invited Harmon to join the 2012 jury.

    Frank Harmon is the founder and principal of the multi-award-winning firm Frank Harmon Architect PA in Raleigh and a Professor In Practice for North Carolina State University's College of Design. Nationally recognized as a leader in modern, sustainable, regionally appropriate design, his projects rang from small sheds to 70,000-square-foot corporate headquarters and are all informed by the principles of sustainability and environmental stewardship.

    Earlier this year, ARCHITECT ranked Frank Harmon's firm 17th among the "Top 50 Firms In The Nation" based on design excellence, business success, and commitment to sustainability.

    Frank Harmon is also a frequent juror and jury chairman for professional design award programs across the U.S., but this will his first time on ARCHITECT's Design Review jury.

    "An architectural design awards program is like an X-ray," Harmon said. "It gives a clear picture of what is current in the profession at a given point in time. The ARCHITECT magazine awards demonstrate what is best in architecture today. "

    The Annual Design Review selects winners from built projects completed over the last year. American architects may submit projects no matter when they're located. Non-American architects' projects must be located in the United States to be eligible.

    Categories for entries in the program are:

    Work -- Office, Government, and Commercial Mixed-Use

    Play -- Sports, Hospitality, and Retail

    Live -- Multifamily Housing, Single-Family Housing, & Residential Mixed-Use

    Grow -- Education, Science, and Healthcare

    Move -- Infrastructure and Transportation

    Bond -- Institutional, Cultural, and Religious

    ARCHITECT, the official publication of the American Institute of Architects, will publish the winners in the December 2012 edition. For more information on the magazine, go to www.architect.com.

    For more information on Frank Harmon, visit www.frankharmon.com.

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