Cannon Design has announced that Craig A. Hamilton, FAIA, LEED AP, has been elevated to the College of Fellows by the American Institute of Architects.
Working from the firm’s Los Angeles office since 1998, Craig focuses on creating high-performance educational facilities across the country as a practice leader for the firm. An advocate of fusion buildings, he has been recognized for the programming, planning and design of higher-education buildings that use social space to enrich the collaborative educational experience and improve student outcomes.
Craig’s recent work includes the Recreation Center Renovation/Expansion at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo; the Utah Valley University, Student Life Center; and the San Diego State University, Aztec Student Union, a new 200,000-square-foot student union replacing the Aztec Student Center.
The 2013 Jury of Fellows from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) elevated 122 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows. The Fellowship program was developed to elevate those architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Less than 3,500 AIA members have received this distinguished honor.