The 2013 Jury consists of:
Michael F. Malinowski, AIA
Michael F. Malinowski has been providing adaptive historic re-use, urban infill, affordable housing, single family residential, and commercial revitalization design solutions for 34 years as principal of Applied Architecture Inc. Sacramento CA. Some projects of note include the WAL (Warehouse Artist Lofts, 2015), a mixed Use Adaptive Reuse of a National Register Sacramento Landmark; Galt Place (2011), mixed use urban infill with a widely published wood podium design; Globe Mill (Sacramento CA, 2008), historic adaptive reuse of an abandoned grain mill and silo complex.
An alumnus of the University of Michigan, Michael has been involved with the AIA for more than 35 years. Prior to his election to the National AIA Board, representing some 86,000 members, Michael served as VP Communications for AIA California Council. A volunteer with the City of Sacramento for decades, Michael has chaired it’s Development Oversight Commission, Preservation Board, and Design Review Boards.In 2012, Michael launched a PermitStreamline.Com to support and promote the leadership role of architects across the country in implementing streamlining measures appropriate to their local communities, and since then he has been speaking about Permit Streamlining at many locations including the 2013 Denver AIA Convention and Wood Solution Fairs including Minneapolis MN, Portland OR, Baltimore, MD and forthcoming in Charlotte and Long Beach CA.
In 2008, Michael was named one of the Sacramento Region’s “100 Most Influential Persons” (Sacramento Magazine). He is presently working with a small team focused on the launch of the first Professional Architectural Program in California’s Central Valley, using a new educational paradigm that will integrate education, practice experience and licensure.
Michael Heeney, Architect AIBC, FRAIC, LEED AP
Michael Heeney is a Principal with Bing Thom Architects and for over 20 years has played an integral role in the practice leading BTA’s talented and creative teams. Bringing a commitment to high-quality design as well as business acumen and a collaborative approach, Michael helps BTA’s clients make informed decisions about how to build responsibly in their cities and on their sites. One of Michael’s earliest passions was the theatre and he draws a connection between producing great theatre and creating great architecture. The need to understand human nature and the energy and intensity required to see a project through are similar in both disciplines. “Architecture is a sort of stage set for life.”
Michael is a passionate believer in the importance of creativity and culture in contributing to the health and vitality of urban centers. He has a solid background in sustainable design and is LEED-accredited. Active in the local community, Michael has served on the boards of the Vancouver Art Gallery, the Downtown Vancouver Association, the Vancouver Chapter of Lambda Alpha International and as a juror for the Canada Council for the Arts. He is currently a member of the Vancouver Economic Development Commission and a member of the PuSH Festival board. Michael has degrees from the University of British Columbia and the University of Toronto, as well as a diploma in Urban Land Economics.
Steven Raike, AIA, LEED BD+C. Associate Partner, Lake|Flato Architects
Steven Raike is a licensed, practicing architect and educator with over 20 years of experience including ten years in his current position as an Associate Partner with Lake|Flato Architects. His work covers a board range of project types - from high end single family residential to commercial, institutional and civic architecture.
Through the course of his career, Steven focused on the fusion of beautifully crafted architecture with the science of sustainability resulting in numerous national design and sustainability awards. Working through projects of differing scales allows Steven to explore design and sustainability at all scales of the built environment and apply these principles to benefit projects of any size.
Steven has a passion for education and has taught and lectured throughout the US and Canada to a wide range of audiences on the topics of tectonics, craft and building performance. Leading Lake|Flato's in-house educational programs, Steven has developed a curriculum that cultivates the firm's tradition of merging the craft of architecture with high performance buildings.
Steven is currently leading Lake|Flato's efforts on a new Central Library for the City of Austin, Texas - a 200,000 square foot LEED Platinum project - and continues to explore craft through numerous smaller scale projects.