AIASD Member News: San Diego Architects Receive 2017 AIA National Photography Competition

The results of the 2017 American Institute of Architects National Photography Competition were announced on April 16 by the AIA St. Louis Chapter. Fourteen photographs were selected for recognition. San Diego was represented by Jerry Shonkwiler, AIA and Michael Wilkes, FAIA.

Wilkes was awarded Second Place for “Up Ramp”, a photograph of grain silos and a loading ramp on the Portland waterfront. Both photographers received a Juror’s Commendation. Shonkwiler’s for “A Broad Architectural Statement,” a night view of The Broad Museum in Los Angeles. Wilkes’ commendation was for “Annenberg Patterns” from the Annenberg Performing Arts Theater in Beverly Hills. Both Commendation Awards were shot on the same day while Shonkwiler and Wilkes were together on a “photofari” in Los Angeles.

All of the winners will be exhibited at the AIA National Convention and are online at the AIA St. Louis Chapter.

Jerry Shonkwiler AIA was recognized with a “Juror’s Commendation” for “A Broad Architectural Statement.” “A Broad Architectural Statement” (The Broad Museum, Los Angeles, CA).

Michael Wilkes FAIA received Second Place for “Up Ramp” (Grain silos and ramp on the waterfront in Portland, Oregon).

Michael Wilkes FAIA received a “Juror’s Commendation” for “Annenberg Patterns.” “Annenberg Patterns” (The Annenberg Performing Arts Center, Beverly Hills, California).