2017 Richard Morris Hunt Prize Laureates Chosen in Washington
Beth Jacob, (AIA, NCARB, LEED, AP BD+C) of New Orleans, was selected as the 27th Hunt Prize Fellow by the annual Jury assembled at AAF headquarters in Washington, D.C., on December 1st.
Co-Founder and Principal at CLIO Associates LLC, New Orleans, Jacob also serves as adjunct lecturer in Preservation Studies at the Tulane University School of Architecture. Her research topic, preliminarily entitled “Public Markets as Catalyst for Urban Revitalization”, will be pursued over six months of research in France during 2017.
Also selected in Washington, the 4th Hunt Prize Scholar is Constance Lai (AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, BD + C, USACE CQM-C). Lai plans to study the subject of “Defining Quality from Design to Construction” during her five weeks of research travels in France. She currently works as Manager of Historic Preservation Services at Grunley Construction Company in Rockville, Maryland.