Honoree: Susan Piedmont-Palladino
Susan Piedmont-Palladino is an architect with Palladino & Piedmont Architects in Washington, D.C., Director of Virginia Tech’s Washington Alexandria Architecture Center (WAAC), and a consulting curator and writer with the National Building Museum in Washington. She is an educator, author, critic, curator, preservationist and a designer. At WAAC she leads an interdisciplinary, international and individually focused design program using the city as a campus. Her curatorial work is aimed at a general audience. She has a Master’s in Architecture from Virginia Tech and a Bachelor’s in Fine Arts at the College of William and Mary.