Programs & Events

Design Awards Celebration

The Excellence in Design Awards promotes and publicizes the work of AIA Baltimore members throughout our region and recognizes Baltimore Architecture Foundation Golden Griffin and Roger Redden Award recipients.

View our 2022 Design Awards Publication

Submissions are now open!


Support Us

Please consider sponsoring this annual event; by doing so, you are not only supporting AIA Baltimore but the architecture profession and our outstanding local design talent.  We encourage you to sign up early to maximize your exposure and enhance your visibility as we begin promoting this event.

Please contact Lauren Hill if you are interested in sponsoring this event.


Meet The Jury

AIA Savannah Jury

Jury Chair
Jodie Quinter, AIA

Jodie Quinter, AIA, is an architect at FXCollaborative and co-chair of FXWomxn. Jodie is an architect by day and an avid reader by night. She operates with an old school work ethic and appreciation of her craft while also embracing the bold candor of her millennial identity. She has served on the National Associates Committee for the AIA and, in doing so, has come to deeply value providing guidance to a new generation of professionals. Jodie holds a Master of Architecture degree from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Miami University, and is a registered architect in Georgia.


Daniel Brown, AIA

Daniel Brown has over 20 years of experience working in design, architecture and the built environment.  He is Principal and Owner of CED Architecture and Interiors while concurrently occupying the role of full-time Professor of Architecture at the Savannah College of Art and Design.  Daniel has been featured in many publications for his residential work and also was nominated by his students for the Educator Honor Award; a testament to his tireless dedication to these dual demanding careers, focused on excellence in both workplace and academics by preparing students for their own careers in the profession.  Originally from La Paz, Bolivia, Daniel now resides in Savannah, Georgia with his wife Lily and two kids Sebastian and Mila.


Scott Cook, AIA

Associate Principal Scott Cook, AIA brings an advanced level of business understanding and strong team mentality to every project he manages. He understands the value of clear communication with clients and the project team in addressing the quickly changing developments of any project. Scott’s technical fluency, knowledge of construction, and creative design solutions result in projects that consistently exceed client expectations. His previous professional experience includes ten years as VP of Operations for a construction company, a role which has given him an in-depth understanding of detailing and constructability.


Akhil Hemanth, AIA

Akhil Hemanth is a Design Professional at HKS and a graduate of Savannah College of Art and Design. His expertise includes a wide range of building typologies ranging from multi-family & single-family residential homes, commercial mixed-use and K12 schools. Akhil is an active member of the architecture community, having served on the board of Freedom by Design(AIAS), and as past Young Architect Forum President. He is also an alum of the Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program. He is also self-taught programmer, who is passionate about Augmented Reality/Extended Reality, Artificial Intelligence and automation in the AEC industry. He is constantly working towards democratizing the technology for active field use.


Shaderricka Huff, AIA

Shaderricka is an Architectural Designer at Hansen Architects. She holds a B.S. in Architectural Studies (2018) from Florida Agricultural & Mechanical University (FAMU) and a Master of Architecture (2022) from Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD). Shaderricka started her career by getting ‘hands-on’ experience with Habitat for Humanity as a Construction Management Associate in Tallahassee, FL. Soon after, she cultivated more architecture experience in Pensacola, FL where she grew expertise in Project Development and Management, which also contributes to her position as an Architectural Designer in Savannah, GA. Shaderricka has developed a diverse portfolio in urban development, single and multi-family homes, small retail, and school design. She is passionate about helping and giving back to under-served communities, and desires to create positive change on how communities are represented through agency and architecture.

Residential Design Jury


Social Equity


Good Design = Good Business




Thank You to Annual Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors








Gold Sponsors




Silver Sponsors

GWWO Architects
James Posey Associates, Inc.
Northpoint Builders
Potomac Valley Brick & Supply Co.
Site Resources, Inc.

Bronze Sponsors

American Cedar & Millwork
Ames & Gough
Budova Engineering
Craig Gaulden Davis Architects
DoubleEdge Design
Hope Furrer Associates
Monkey in the Metal
Moseley Architects
Schluter Systems
Southway Builders
Ziger | Snead