The AIA Interfaith Design (ID) Knowledge Community encourages and supports excellence in the design of worship spaces and their accoutrements. Interfaith Design 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. Join us!
Congratulations to our 2019 Conover awardee, A. Robert Jaeger, President of Partners for Sacred Places!
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The Frey awards program closes for submissions on Thursday, February 27 at 5pm Eastern. If you were considering nominating an architect for this biennial award, don't forget to complete your submission in the next couple days!
The Edward S. Frey Memorial Award recognizes architects for their contributions to religious architecture and support of the allied arts.
The award is named in memory of Rev. Dr. Edward S. Frey, who inspired architects to foster spiritual values in design and served as the Executive Director of the Commission on Church Architecture for the Lutheran Church of America.
Eligible nominees for the Frey Award must be an architect member of the AIA. Nominations should consist of one letter of nomination from the submitter detailing how the nominee meets each of the three following award criteria:
Please address letters of nomination to the Frey Award Jury.
Optional: Submitter may request additional letters of support from up to five other people. Supporting materials may also be provided. These materials might include a resume, testimonials, imagery, a bibliography, etc. The supporting materials are limited to five letter-sized PDF pages.