John Shoesmith, FAIA, EDAC, LEED AP, of global architecture and design firm Perkins Eastman was recently elevated to the American Institute of Architect’s (AIA) 2024 Class of Fellows. 

Shoesmith is one of a class of 98 architects in 2024 to join the AIA’s prestigious College of Fellows. AIA Fellows are recognized with the institute’s highest membership honor for their exceptional work and significant contributions to architecture and society.

The fellowship program was developed to elevate architects who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession and made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level. Shoesmith was recognized for his exemplary work in elevating the standard in design for aging and memory care environments. His award-winning design, knowledge sharing, advocacy, and influence in regulatory change improves lives and inspires others in the profession.

Shoesmith will receive his Fellowship medal at an investiture ceremony at the 2024 AIA Conference on Architecture in Washington, D.C. in June. Read the announcement in full below.

AIA Elevates 98 Architects to the College of Fellows (American Institute of Architects)