Ryan McEnroe (M Arch + MLA, 2009); Anthony Viola (M Arch, 2005)

The AIA Honors 18 Professionals in the 2018 Young Architects Awards

The AIA announced the 18 winners of the 2018 Young Architects Awards, an annual program now in its 25th year that celebrates professionals who have been licensed 10 years or fewer and who have made significant contributions to the field and acted as leaders early in their careers. The recipients will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture in New York City in June.

This year’s jury was comprised of chair Lenore M. Lucey, FAIA, of LML Consulting in Washington, D.C.; Raymond "Skipper" Post, FAIA, of Post Architects in Baton Rouge. La.; Edward Vance, FAIA, of EV&A Architects in Las Vegas; Peter Kuttner, FAIA, of Cambridge Seven Associates in Cambridge, Mass.; John Castellana, FAIA, of TMP Architecture in Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; and Evelyn Lee, AIA, of Savills Studley.

Two UVA School of Architecture alumni, Ryan McEnroe (M Arch + MLA, 2009) and Anthony Viola (M Arch, 2005) were selected among this year's winners.

The jury noted of both:

“Through his energy and thoughtful outreach on a national level, Ryan McEnroe, has empowered the next crop of architect leaders.” 

“By leveraging parametric computational tools to push the boundaries of integrated performance-based design, Anthony Viola, has enriched the architectural community and the world through his technological innovations.” 

Congratulations Ryan and Anthony!