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Discover local events, national conferences, free continuing education webinars and more from the AIA IFRAA Event Calendar. Local components are invited to send upcoming events for local IFRAA committees to ifraa@aia.org. 

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The AIA Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA) Knowledge Community encourages and supports excellence in the design of worship spaces and their accoutrements. The IFRAA Knowledge Community is an association of professionals whose primary interest is religious facilities in a broad array of traditions. We value an interfaith forum for the exchange of ideas relating to religion, art, and architecture.

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Yates Receives Conover Award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture (IFRAA) selected Wilson Yates, Ph. D., as the 2015 recipient of the Elbert M. Conover Memorial Award. This award is given to non-architects in recognition of their contributions to religious architecture in order to perpetuate in the hearts and minds of those interested in religious architecture memories of our deceased leader; encourage leaders, outside the architecture profession, to crusade for better religious architecture; recognize outstanding individuals who merit citation for their excellence in fostering spiritual values.

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Awards

Religious Art and Architecture Design Awards Program

The annual awards program honors the best in architecture, liturgical design, and art for religious spaces.  Learn more.

IFRAA members are encouraged to subscribe to Faith & Form, an independent quarterly journal that focuses one issue per year on the winners of the IFRAA/Faith & Form Awards for Religious Art and Architecture.

Elbert M. Conover Memorial Award

This award recognizes non-architects for their contributions to the field of religious architecture.  Learn more.

Edward S. Frey Award

This award recognizes AIA architects for their contributions to the field of religious architecture.  Learn more.


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Art & Architecture Intertwined

Advisory Group member Elizabeth Devereaux, AIA was published in the Worship Facilities Designer Magazine for her article on best practices in selecting a suitable glass artist for worship facilities. This article is the third in a series of articles called "Art & Architecture Intertwined."

How to Choose a Glass Artist

by Elizabeth Devereaux, AIA

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Complete the series: Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3

 

Calendar

  1. Connect with Clients and Earn LUs at the Worship Facilities Expo

    Wednesday, November 18 - Thursday, November 19, 2015
    Nashville, TN, United States

Discussions

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    Architecture Forum Perspective 2015, 24-15 June, New York

    Posted in: Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, & Architecture

    An inspiring international architecture forum to share ideas, researches and business opportunities. A "trend service" providing insights into market requirements, aspirations, new materials, colours...

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    RE:Reminder: Jewels of Light Stained Glass Symposium

    Posted in: Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, & Architecture

    Forgot the dates: June 19 & 20

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    Reminder: Jewels of Light Stained Glass Symposium

    Posted in: Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, & Architecture

    Don't forget to register for the upcoming Stained Glass Symposium being held in DC at the Washington National Cathedral. Join your colleagues for a full day of stained glass discussion followed the...

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    Enter the 2015 Faith & Form/IFRAA Awards Program!

    Posted in: Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art, & Architecture

    Submissions are invited for the 2015 Faith & Form/IFRAA International Awards Program, which recognizes excellence in the design of religious architecture, religious arts, religious landscape design,...


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