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Fairfax & Sammons Takes Top National Architecture Prize
Architects Anne Fairfax and Richard Sammons, with offices in New York and Palm Beach win national architecture prize for lifetime achievement in their field. The Arthur Ross Award is sponsored by the ICAA in New York.
Robert Stern, Jacquelin Robertson and Quinlan Terry.
The official award ceremony will take place on May 6, 2013 at The University Club, New York, NY where Anne Fairfax and Richard Sammons will accept the award on the behalf of Fairfax & Sammons Architects P.C.
The award was originally established in 1982 by Classical America patron, Arthur Ross, and its president, Henry Hope Reed. From the beginning, the award has recognized the achievements and contributions of architects, painters, sculptors, artisans, landscape imamn designers, educators, publishers, patrons, and others dedicated to preserving and advancing the classical tradition.
Fairfax & Sammons Architects base their work on traditional and classical design concepts, which has been their hallmark since they established their firm in 1992. They have offices in New York and Palm Beach. Their built work is currently represented throughout the US, Hong Kong, Israel, Dominican Republic, England and Barbados. Fairfax & Sammons’ monograph,
“The Architecture of Fairfax & Sammons, American Houses” by Mary Miers was published by Rizzoli International in 2007.