WAIA AWARDS! On September 15th, Architecture Faculty Jim Shields, FAIA received a Design Excellence Award at the annual Wisconsin American Institute of Architects Awards Gala. The award was for the design of two recent additions to the Peninsula School of Art in Fish Creek, WI.

Also receiving a design award at the AIA Wisconsin Awards Gala was Grace La, a former UWM Architecture faculty now teaching at Harvard University. Grace was recently named Chair of the Architecture Department at Harvard GSD. Grace and her husband James Dallman received the award for the design of a roof terrace and pavilion addition to a building on Silver Spring in Whitefish Bay, WI.