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Antonio Fiol-Silva , FAIA Selected as 2023 John Frederick Harbeson Award Recipient

Antonio Fiol-Silva FAIA, LEED AP
Antonio Fiol-Silva FAIA, LEED AP

The John Frederick Harbeson Award is presented annually to a long-standing member of the architectural community and is intended to recognize their significant contributions to the architectural profession and its related disciplines over their lifetime. The recipient of this award will distinguish themselves throughout their career by their contributions to the architectural profession, the American Institute of Architects, the education of the architectural community, and their contributions to the Philadelphia community at large.

Antonio Fiol-Silva FAIA, LEED AP

Founding Principal 

Antonio, is a nationally recognized leader in planning and design, and the Founding Principal of SITIO architecture + urbanism.  His integrative work has garnered numerous  awards and recognition that include: a ULI Global Award of Excellence for the SteelStacks Art and Cultural Campus; an AIA National Urban Design Award for the US House of Representatives Buildings & South Capitol Area Plan in Washington, DC; a U.S. Green Building Council’s GreenSource cover feature in the for the Charlottesville Downtown Transit & Visitor Center; and a USGBC Project of the Year Award for Paseo Verde, the nation’s first LEED ND Platinum Certified project.   His high-profile leadership has been recognized by a Hispanic Professional of the Year Award by the GPHCC. 

Antonio serves as a Global Governing Trustee of the Urban Land Institute.  He has been District Council Chair of ULI Philadelphia, President of AIA Philadelphia, and President of the Center for Architecture + Design.   He is a Board member of the Association for Public Art.  He has served as Commissioner of the Delaware River Port Authority and the Philadelphia Historical Commission; and as Board member of the Central Philadelphia Development Corporation and of the joint NLC/ULI Rose Center for Public Leadership.  He is widely seen serving on professional & industry juries, lecturing on urban development, and appearing in print and media.  Antonio has a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University, a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University and was a Fulbright Fellow in Barcelona, Spain. 

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