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Architecture Alumni Named to AIA College of Fellows

The 2014 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 139 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows, including five alumni from the School of Architecture. Out of a total AIA membership of over 80,000 there are over 3,000 members distinguished with this honor.            Michael Bjornberg (BArch ’79)             HGA Architects and Engineers         Ted Davis (BA ’74, B.Arch ’76)RSP Architects    Norman Garden (B.Arch ’82)RTKL Associates Inc. Albert Lindeke III (M.Arch ’80)Rafferty Rafferty Tollefson Lindeke Architects Inc.Julia Robinson (B.Arch ’71)University of Minnesota School of Architecture                In addition, two alumni served on the 2014 Jury of Fellows: Craig Rafferty (BA/B.Arch ’70)Raymond Yeh (M.Arch ’69) The Fellowship program was developed to elevate those architects who have made…

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Don Ganje (BLA '73) Granted Fellow Status by ASLA

Don Ganje (BLA '73) was elevated to the status of Fellow by the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) during their 2012 Annual Meeting and Expo. His 38-year career with Saint Paul Parks and Recreation includes work on Como and Mears Parks, Raspberry Island and the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary. Most recently he worked on the Great River Passage, an extensive master plan for unifying St. Paul's riverfront. A statement from ASLA describes Ganje as someone with an eye, "for the smallest site detail and mastery of vast public open spaces, he has the ability to make places where people feel welcome and that comfort, excite, and encourage them to interact. He further infuses his colleagues with a passion for…

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David Pitt Named 2012 AICP Fellow

Professor David Pitt (Landscape Architecture) was inducted into the 2012 College of Fellows of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) during the organization’s annual conference in Los Angeles on April 15, 2012. Fellowship is granted to planners who have been members of AICP and have achieved excellence in professional practice, teaching and mentoring, research, public and community service, and leadership. Pitt has published over 100 journal articles, book chapters and symposium proceeding papers in landscape perception and decision support systems for land use planning. He’s the recipient of the 2003 Outstanding Educator Award from the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA), and received two Merit Awards for his research from the American Society of Landscape Architects. He is currently…

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