The following awards were made in the academic year 2016–2017. The date each award was established is shown in parentheses.
Professor King-lui Wu Teaching Award (2006) Awarded each year to a faculty member who combines architectural practice with outstanding teaching. Recipients are selected by the vote of graduating students. Awarded to Emily Abruzzo.
William Wirt Winchester Traveling Fellowship (1895) Awarded each year to the graduating student in architecture whose academic performance has been consistently at the highest level, who has displayed the most promise and potential for a future professional role, and who has completed a piece of distinguished independent work. It provides an opportunity for study and travel outside the United States and is considered to be the School’s most prestigious award. Awarded to Heather Jean Bizon
Gertraud A. Wood Traveling Fellowship (1983) Awarded each year to an outstanding second-year student in the first professional degree program on financial aid for travel outside of the United States. Awarded to David Alston Langdon
George Nelson Scholarship (1988) Awarded each year through a competitive application process to a second-year student in the first professional degree program for support for an independent course of study. Recipients shall demonstrate skill as a designer, interest in critical thought, and the ability to express ideas in written and verbal form. Awarded to Ian Cameron Donaldson
David M. Schwarz/Architectural Services Good Times Award (2000) Awarded to a graduating student for travel in Europe. Awarded to Gordon Daniel Schissler
Medals and Prizes
American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Medal (1914) Awarded to the graduating student with the highest academic ranking in the first professional degree program. Awarded to Cathryn Alexandra Garcia-Menocal
American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Certificate (1914) Awarded to the graduating student with the second-highest academic ranking in the first professional degree program. Awarded to Paul Jacob Lorenz
Alpha Rho Chi Medal (1914) Awarded each year to that graduating student who has shown an ability for leadership, performed willing service for the school and department, and given promise of real professional merit through attitude and personality. Awarded to Wesley Michael Hiatt
William Edward Parsons Memorial Medal (1941) Presented annually to that member of the graduating class who has done distinctive work and demonstrated the greatest professional promise in the area of city planning. Awarded to Jeremy Caldwell Leonard
The H.I. Feldman Prize (1955) Awarded annually to the student who demonstrates the best solution to an architectural problem in an advanced studio, taking into consideration the practical, functional, and aesthetic requirements of that problem. Awarded to Istvan van Vianen, Minquan Wang.
Wendy Elizabeth Blanning Prize (1976) Awarded annually to the student in the second year of the first professional degree program on financial aid who has shown the most promise of development in the profession. Awarded to Timon D. Covelli
Sonia Albert Schimberg Prize (1981) Awarded to a graduating woman student for outstanding academic performance. Awarded to Margaret Jau-ming Tsang
Janet Cain Sielaff Alumni Award (1983) The Yale Architecture Alumni Association Award presented annually to that graduating student who most significantly contributed to, and fostered, school spirit. Awarded to Francesca Lena Carney
Moulton Andrus Award (1984) Awarded to a graduating student who has achieved excellence in art and architecture. Awarded to Matthew James Bohne
The Drawing Prize (1985) Awarded to the graduating student who has excelled at drawing as part of the design process, is articulate with pencil, and shows architectural ideas with a strong personal graphic style of presentation. Awarded to Nasim Rowshanabadi
Gene Lewis Book Prize (1986) Awarded to a graduating student who has shown promise for excellence in residential architecture. Awarded to Daniel S. Marty
David Taylor Memorial Prize (1996) Awarded to the graduating student who has shown promise or demonstrated interest in architectural criticism. Awarded to Gregory Elias Cartelli
Takenaka Corporation Summer Internship (1987) Awarded to Pierre Thach
David M. Schwarz/Architectural Services Summer Internship and Traveling Fellowship (2000) Awarded to Ronald V. Ostezan