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Alumni Honored by American Institute of Architects Michigan for Architectural Excellence

The American Institute of Architects Michigan presented awards for architectural excellence to the owners, architects and constructors of 10 buildings at its annual Celebration of Architecture on May 15 at the Book Cadillac Hotel in Detroit. Alumni Douglas C. Hanna, (B.Arch., M.Arch.’73), Elisabeth Knibbe (M.Arch., M.U.P. ’78),and Thomas R. Mathison, (B.S.’73, M.Arch.’75) were among those honored for their achievements. Hanna received the President’s award, given to an individual that practices in the education or corporate field and has made exceptional contributions to the profession and their community through academia, business or government. Knibbe was recognized for her achievement of induction into the AIA College of Fellows. The Robert F. Hastings award was given to Mathison for his distinguished and significant service to the profession. In addition, Hobbs + Black Associates, founded by William S. Hobbs, (B.Arch.’59), and the late Richard Black, (B.Arch.’64), was honored as firm of the year. Read more here.