AIA Names DCo a 2019 Diversity Program Honoree

Posted on July 9, 2019 in

AIA’s Diversity Recognition Program advances equity, diversity, and inclusion within the architecture profession.

WASHINGTON – June 3, 2019 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) today announced the 2019 honorees of its Diversity Recognition Program, which celebrates architects and organizations actively committed to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within the architecture profession. This marks the eleventh year of the program.

Contributions and objectives of this year’s honorees are as follows:

Designing in Color

Designing in Color (DCo) is a collaborative architectural platform that amplifies the voices of minority designers. It seeks to celebrate multicultural creativity and encourage young minority professionals to thrive in challenging environments. To serve underrepresented designers and communities, DCo hosts workshops and lectures to facilitate discussions about architecture. To promote knowledge sharing, DCo documents and makes available its programs via website and social media