2016 Award Recipients
Susan T. Rodriguez
In addition to being founding partner and design principal of New York-based Ennead Architects, Rodriguez serves on the Dean’s Advisory Council and Board of Trustees at Cornell University, where she received her Bachelor of Architecture. Her work explores design at a wide variety of scales and typologies, from large-scale institutional and cultural buildings to intimate interiors.
New Generation Leader
Andraos is the Dean of the Columbia Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and co-founder of the firm WORKac, a New York-based design practice focused on re-imagining architecture at the intersection of the urban, the rural, and the natural. The firm was named the AIA New York State Firm of the Year in 2015.
Jenny Sabin’s practice applies insights and theories from biology and mathematics to the design of material structures. The founder of Jenny Sabin Studio, an experimental design studio based in Philadelphia, Sabin is also an assistant professor and director of the Sabin Design Lab at Cornell University’s school of Architecture Art Planning.
A long time educator, architect Donna Robertson has served as dean at both the Tulane School of Architecture and the College of Architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology. She has held numerous positions of leadership in the field of architecture education over the past three decades, and is committed to the political and social benefits of design excellence.
Feldman is a co-founder of the City Design Center at the University of Illinois at Chicago, where she is also a professor of architecture. Through her work, Feldman has sustained relationships with over 50 community organizations in Chicago’s low-income neighborhoods to address neighborhood revitalization. Feldman has been editor and curator of several publications and exhibitions focused on affordable housing; her expertise and commitment to socially just housing and urban design has been recognized with numerous awards and accolades.