Sarah Broughton Is Elevated To The AIA College Of Fellows
ROWLAND+BROUGHTON ARCHITECTURE / URBAN DESIGN / INTERIOR DESIGN IS PROUD TO ANNOUNCE THAT PRINCIPAL SARAH BROUGHTON HAS BEEN ELEVATED TO THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS COLLEGE OF FELLOWS.
AIA FELLOWSHIP RECOGNIZES SIGNIFICANT CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE PROFESSION OF ARCHITECTURE AND SOCIETY.
ASPEN, CO — March 2, 2022 — Rowland+Broughton Architecture / Urban Design / Interior Design is proud to announce that Principal Sarah Broughton has been elevated to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows. Of a total of 88 AIA-member architects appointed this year, Broughton is one of just two based in Colorado, along with Gregory R. Gidez of Hensel Phelps Construction in Denver. Roughly 3% of the more than 94,000 AIA members have attained Fellowship.
The Fellowship program 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. Prospective candidates must have at least 10 years of AIA membership and demonstrated influence in at least one of the following areas:
- Enhanced the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession;
- Promoted the science and art of planning and building by advancing the standards of architectural education, training, or practice;
- Coordinated the building industry and the profession of architecture through leadership in the AIA or other related professional organizations; or
- Advanced the living standards of people through an improved environment.
Fellows are selected by a seven-member Jury of Fellows. This year’s jury included Chair Steven Spurlock, FAIA, Quinn Evans Architects; Rainy Hamilton Jr., FAIA, Hamilton Anderson Associates; Lisa Lamkin, FAIA, Brown Reynolds Watford Architects, Inc.; Rebecca Lewis, FAIA, DSGW Architects; RK Stewart, FAIA, RK Stewart Consultants; Allison Williams, FAIA, AGWms_studio and Anna Wu, FAIA, University of North Carolina.
“I started my dream of becoming an architect in college and have not looked back,” shares Broughton about earning AIA Fellowship. “I am honored and humbled to have my passion and ambition to make the world a better place through design leadership be recognized by AIA through the elevation to the College of Fellows. It is inspiring to be in the company of other esteemed colleagues, and I am committed to continue to serve the profession. A huge thank you to my mentors and collaborators who continue to push me and teach me every day.”