March 7, 2016 Scheaffer Receives AIA Young Architects Award

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The American Institute of Architects recently named alumnus Daniel Scheaffer (’02 B.ARCH.) as a recipient of its 2016 Young Architects Award.  This award, now in its 23rd year, honors individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession early in their careers.

Scheaffer is a senior architect at LS3P in Charleston, SC.  He focuses primarily in healthcare architecture, where he aims to design environments that nurture patients and stimulate treatment and the healing process.  His design of the Trident Technical College Nursing and Science Building celebrates intertwined themes of art and science in the building’s spaces, massing and materials.  The facility has received national attention for its sustainable architecture that reflects the high-tech nature of the healthcare industry.

Scheaffer is noted for combining his commitment to design with dedication to his community.  Read more about Scheaffer here.

In all, 12 Young Architects awards were given to professionals who have been licensed 10 years or fewer regardless of their ages.

The jury for the 2016 Young Architects Award included Albert W. Rubeling, FAIA, Chair, Rubeling & Associates, Inc.; Lenore M. Lucey, FAIA, LML Consulting; Virginia Marquardt, AIA, DLR Group; Raymond ‘Skipper’ Post, FAIA, Post Architects; John Sorrenti, FAIA, JRS Architect, PC and Edward Vance, FAIA, EV&A Architects, Inc.  Past recipients of the Young Architects Award are here.

Photo credit: Daniel Scheaffer