Katie Gerfen, the magazine’s Senior Editor of Design, invited Harmon to join the 2012 jury.
Frank Harmon is the founder and principal of the multi-award-
Earlier this year, ARCHITECT ranked Frank Harmon’s firm 17th among the “Top 50 Firms In The Nation” based on design excellence, business success, and commitment to sustainability.
Frank Harmon is also a frequent juror and jury chairman for professional design award programs across the U.S., but this will his first time on ARCHITECT’s Design Review jury.
“An architectural design awards program is like an X-ray,” Harmon said. “It gives a clear picture of what is current in the profession at a given point in time. The ARCHITECT magazine awards demonstrate what is best in architecture today. “
The Annual Design Review selects winners from built projects completed over the last year. American architects may submit projects no matter when they're located. Non-American architects’ projects must be located in the United States to be eligible.
Categories for entries in the program are:
· Work -- Office, Government, and Commercial Mixed-Use
· Play -- Sports, Hospitality, and Retail
· Live -- Multifamily Housing, Single-Family Housing, & Residential Mixed-Use
· Grow -- Education, Science, and Healthcare
· Move -- Infrastructure and Transportation
· Bond -- Institutional, Cultural, and Religious
ARCHITECT, the official publication of the American Institute of Architects, will publish the winners in the December 2012 edition. For more information on the magazine, go to http://www.architect.com.
For more information on Frank Harmon, visit http://www.frankharmon.com.
About Frank Harmon, FAIA: Frank Harmon, FAIA, is a Professor in Practice at NC State University and was the 1995 recipient of the Kamphoefner Prize for Distinguished Design over a Ten-Year Period. He founded his firm, Frank Harmon Architect PA, in 1985. This year, his firm was ranked 17th out of the Top 50 firms in the nation by ARCHITECT magazine, and he was included in Residential Architect magazine’s “RA 50: The Short List of Architects We Love.” His firm specializes in modern, sustainable, and regionally appropriate design and is perhaps best known for its environmental education projects. For more information, visit http://www.frankharmon.com.