SAY IT LOUD - FAIA and Proud Virtual Panel

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Young Jr. Award."]]],[1,"p",[]],[1,"h2",[[0,[0],1,"Panelists:"]]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Harvey Gantt, FAIA,"],[0,[],0," was the first African American student at Clemson University, where he graduated in 1965 with a degree in architecture. From 1965 to 1968, he interned at Odell in Charlotte, the first Black architect the firm had ever hired. He received his master\u0027s degree in city planning from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1970 and became founding partner of Gantt Huberman in Charlotte in 1971. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Gantt served on the Charlotte City Council and in 1983 was elected the city\u0027s first Black mayor. He received the AIA North Carolina Award of Excellence in Architecture in 1981 and the AIANC Gold Medal in 2017. In 2009 Charlotte\u0027s Afro-American Cultural Center was renamed the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture in his honor."]]],[1,"p",[]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Kevin G. Montgomery, FAIA"],[0,[],0,", has provided this nation\u2019s architectural profession with adamant dedication, conviction and distinction for four decades. As the first African American President of the North Carolina Board of Architecture (NCBA), Kevin has led collaboration between practitioners, educators, and the profession\u2019s guiding directors. Under his confident leadership,the NCBA has reconstructed its rules of governance and significantlystrengthened the Board\u2019s responsibility to its IDP program. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Kevin has served in crucial leadership roles with NCARB, NAAB and ACSA. As Vice Chair of the Southern Region of the NCARB, he initiated the presentation of \u201cDeveloping Architects as Community Leaders,\u201d a nine-state, dean-level meeting that drew together industry professionals and educators to visualize the role of architects\u2019 duty to their communities."]]],[1,"p",[]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Marshall E. Purnell, FAIA"],[0,[],0,", is considered one of the most accomplished architects in America today. He is a former President of the American Institute of Archietcts (2008) and the National Organization of Minority Architects (1985, 1986). "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"As a Principal of Devrouax \u0026 Purnell Architects Planners for 35 years, the firm designed more than two billion square feet. More than 30 million people a year live, work, play, or otherwise move through spaces and structures the firm has designed. Firm projects include: the $800 million Washington Convention Center, the $600 million Washington Nationals Baseball Park, the Washington NBA and NHL venue Verizon Center, PEPCO Energy\u2019s corporate headquarters, FreddieMac corporate headquarters, and the National Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial."]]],[1,"p",[]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Alicia Ravetto, FAIA"],[0,[],0,", grew up in Argentina where she received her professional degree in Architecture from the National University of Rosario, in 1980, specializing in bioclimatic architecture. She lived in sunny and dry Mendoza for six years doing research in passive solar design and daylighting which set the tone for her professional career up to date.She came to the US in 1985 as a Fulbright scholar to pursue her Master of Architecture at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Alicia moved to NC in 1987 and lives and works in her high performance solar house that she designed and built in 1996 with her husband Paul Konove, design\/builder."]]],[1,"p",[]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Darrel J. Williams, FAIA"],[0,[],0,", a founding partner and the owner of Neighboring Concepts, has spent almost a quarter-century demonstrating that the practice of architecture can transform communities socially as well as physically, with a focus on community and the urban context, not simply the buildings. "]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"The breadth and depth of his work in Charlotte and North Carolina is testament to his passion not just for the power of award-winning architectural design but for the importance of truly engaging with communities."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"His involvement over decades with parks, affordable housing, transit and neighborhood betterment has made Charlotte a stronger city."]]],[1,"p",[]],[1,"p",[[0,[0],1,"Anna Wu, FAIA,"],[0,[],0," has worked at UNC - Chapel Hill since 1995, when she was first hired as a facilities architect with facilities planning. Former Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Services Bruce Runberg then hired her in 2001 as the University architect and director of facilities planning, a role in which she led a professional staff of architects, engineers, landscape architects and planners, responsible for the planning and design project management for the UNC - Chapel Hill campus. Together, they executed the University\u2019s $2.3 billion capital program. She now serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor for Facilities Services."]]],[1,"p",[[0,[],0,"Wu received the C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award from UNC in recognition of her service to the University. In 2009, she was elected to the College of Fellows of The American Institute of Architects."]]]]}
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