The Award-Winning Architects of Columbus


AIA Gold Medal Recipients 

Robert Venturi

2016 – Robert Venturi

Richard Meier

1997 – Richard Meier


1995 – Cesar Pelli


1993 – Kevin Roche

I.M. Pei, Pritzker Prize winner

1979 – I.M. Pei

Eero Saarinen, Wikimedia

1962 – Eero Saarinen

The Gold Medal is the AIA’s highest annual honor, recognizing individuals whose work has had a lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture.


Pritzker Prize Winners 

Robert Venturi, Pritzer Prize winner

1991 – Robert Venturi

Richard Meier, Pritzer Prize winner

1984 – Richard Meier


1983 – I.M. Pei

Kevin Roche, Pritzker Prize winner

1982 – Kevin Roche

The Pritzker Prize honors a living architect or architects whose built work demonstrates a combination of those qualities of talent, vision, and commitment, which has produced consistent and significant contributions to humanity and the built environment through the art of architecture. The award ceremony was held in Columbus, Indiana, in 1994 – see video from the the event ceremony.


Honor Awards 

AT&T Switching Station
1980 – Paul Kennon

Former Cummins Health Center

Former Cummins Health Ctr.
1976 – Hardy, Holzman, Pfeiffer

East High School

East High School
1975 – Mitchell-Giurgola

Former Republic newspaper office

Former Republic newspaper
1971 – Myron Goldsmith, SOM

Lincoln School

Lincoln School
1968 – Gunnar Birkerts


  • American Society of Landscape Architects – Merit Award, 1994 – Mill Race Park
  • Boston Society of Landscape Architects – Honor Award, 1993 – Mill Race Park