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AIA Dayton - Terry Welker Receives Highest State Award

Terry Welker, FAIA, Receives Highest State Award

Terry Welker Award 2023

Pictured aboved are AIA Dayton members in attendance at the Awards Ceremony


AIA Ohio, awarded Terry Welker, FAIA, with the AIA Ohio Gold Medal Award at its annual Awards Recognition Program on September 10 in Columbus.. The AIA Ohio Gold Medal is the highest honor that AIA Ohio can bestow on an individual.

It is conferred by the AIA Ohio Board of Directors in recognition of exemplary efforts and significant accomplishments. This award is granted to an individual who has demonstrated how their achievements address one or more of the criteria of Design, Leadership and Service. 

“The AIA Ohio Board of Directors was impressed with the high quality of Terry’s overall body of work,” said AIA Ohio President, John Orsini, AIA. “Additionally, Terry’s community service, dedication to the AIA and inspiring artistic creations reflect his passion for elevating the profession of architecture.” 

In addition to being an architect and artist, Welker is also an educator. He has taught classes and workshops for over two decades on building codes, design excellence and public art. He is a past recipient of the AIA Ohio Public Service Award. 


Credit to AIA Dayton for the article

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