AIA Elevates New Fellows, Including Three AIA Philadelphia Members
The 2019 Jury of Fellows elevated 115 AIA members and two international architects to its prestigious College of Fellows for achieving a standard of excellence in the profession. Three of these elevated fellows are AIA Philadelphia members.
Michael Johns, FAIA, NOMA, LEED AP | Mdesigns + MWJ Consulting
Michael Johns, a licensed architect and native of Philadelphia, established his firm Mdesigns + MWJ Consulting LLC in 2007 as a Philadelphia based Architecture, Planning and Development consulting firm specializing in assisting Public and Private sector clients in residential, retail and commercial development related activities. Mr. Johns is licensed to practice architecture in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.
Dominique M. Hawkins, FAIA, NCARB, LEED AP | Preservation Design Partnership
In 1995, Dominique established PDP as a planning and design practice focusing exclusively on offering high-quality professional services for clients with nationally significant historic sites and buildings. From small projects, such as the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service at Philadelphia University to multi-million dollar undertakings, such as the Cincinnati Union Terminal, Dominique's work has maintained the highest standards of planning, design and preservation, resulting in long-lasting relationships, some of which span for over a decade of continuous involvement and service.
Louis A. Meilink, Jr., FAIA, ACHA, ACHE | Ballinger
Since joining Ballinger in 1987, Lou Meilink’s design solutions have helped shape the future of healthcare at academic medical centers, regional and community hospitals and healthcare networks. His approach to each initiative is comprehensive and his professionalism is consummate. He works closely with clients to develop facility solutions and translate highly complex project concepts into simple terms. His orientation toward client service and delivery of high-quality, cost-effective projects has brought him recognition from healthcare institutions as well as his peers. Lou is an author and speaker for organizations such as the Center for Health Design, the American Institute of Architects, the Association of American Medical Colleges, and Tradeline. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Architects and the Academy of Architecture for Health. Lou earned a Bachelor of Architecture from Kansas State University.