Glavé & Holmes Architecture (G&HA) is pleased to announce Rachel Shelton and Emely Taveras have both received the awards from the AIA Richmond Chapter.
Rachel Shelton, AIA, CDT, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C, earned the Richard L. Ford Jr. Award. This is considered the AIA Richmond Chapter’s highest award presented to a young architect, associate member, or intern. It is given in honor of one of the AIA Richmond Chapter’s leading and skillful mentors, Richard L. Ford, Jr. FAIA. Rachel has been given the award by the Chapter Board, based on nominations by the Honors Committee, as a person who has demonstrated vision, passion, and excellence to the design community. Rachel joined Glavé & Holmes as a member of the Hotel & Home studio two years ago, and is currently working on the new Alumni House at Christopher Newport University.
Emely Taveras, Associate AIA, NCARB earned the Alice Lehman Sunday Prize Merit Award in the Presentation and Technology category from AIA Richmond. She submitted the rendering (below) of the Regattas Dining Hall Expansion at Christopher Newport University. Entries were judged on the ability to clearly and efficiently communicate the information of the document to the user. Emely is a member of the Cultural studio at Glavé & Holmes and is currently working on the expansion of St. Jude Catholic Church in Mineral, Virginia.
As part of the 2015 Architecture Week, Rachel and Emely were both honored at the AIA Richmond Honors and Awards event at the McGlothlin Medical Education Center at Virginia Commonwealth University on Thursday, April 16.