Three BQE customers were just elevated to the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 2013 College of Fellows and we couldn’t be happier for them!
Congratulations go out to:
- David Barrett, FAIA
- Belinda Stewart, FAIA
- Renee Doktorczyk, FAIA
There were only 122 AIA members selected to be elevated to the prestigious College of Fellows by the AIA 2013 Jury of Fellows.
The Fellowship program was developed to elevate architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level, and who have achieved exceptional excellence in the profession. Just over 3,000 members out of a total 80,000 have been given this distinguished honor.
David Barrett, FAIA – Barrett Studio Architects, Boulder, CO (ArchiOffice User)
David Barrett is an award-winning architect who is the founder and principal of Barrett Studio Architects. He founded the studio with the intent of bringing creativity to projects of varying size, from large-scale master planning to the architecture of individual buildings, to intimate interiors. His love of design is coupled with an ethic of environmental stewardship.
In addition to managing his studio’s projects, David inspires future architects by lecturing throughout the United States, Canada and Europe. He is currently a visiting lecturer at the University of Colorado’s College of Architecture and Planning.
Belinda Stewart, FAIA – Belinda Stewart Architects, PA (ArchiOffice User)
Belinda J. Stewart is the founder and owner of Belinda Stewart Architects, P.A., located in Eupora, Mississippi (pop. 2,197). She is responsible for the firm’s day-to-day execution of their vision. For over 21 years, the firm has designed a variety of projects, transforming the rural fabric of many small towns across Mississippi and Alabama.
Renee Doktorczyk, FAIA – ArchiTech Consulting, Inc. (BillQuick User)
Renee is the owner of ArchiTech Consulting, Inc., located in Mount Prospect, Illinois. It specializes in specifications consulting, technical publishing, and information management. Her firm’s office houses an extensive library of technical association publications, manufacturers’ literature, and references.
Projects for which ArchiTech Consulting, Inc. wrote the architectural specifications have won awards at AIA Chicago Design Night: Interiors – Honor Award for S.N. Shure Theater, Niles, IL; Sustainability – Honor Award for Facebook Prineville Data Center, Prineville, OR; Sustainability – Citation of Merit for Richard J. Klarchek Information Commons, Loyola University Chicago; and Sustainability – Citation of Merit, Lincoln Building, Syracuse, NY.
Renee is also a published author who has written multiple articles on architectural specifications.
Congratulations again to David, Belinda, and Renee—keep up the great work!
About the Author: Steven Burns, FAIA, spent 14 years managing his firm Burns + Beyerl Architects. After creating ArchiOffice®, the intelligent office, project management and time tracking solution for architectural firms, Steve brought his management expertise to BQE Software, where he is perfecting the business strategy and product development.