Austin Foundation for Architecture - Form: Function

Form: Function


This event has been postponed until further notice.

The Independent

301 West Ave, Austin, TX 78701

Austin Foundation for Architecture celebration and benefit featuring
AIA Austin’s 2020 Honor Award winners including Senator Kirk Watson, among others!

The Austin Foundation for Architecture takes an exciting new direction for its annual celebration and benefit, Form:Function, this year. For the first time, AIA Austin is supporting the Foundation by honoring its 2020 AIA Austin Honor Award winners at the 10th anniversary of Form:Function, including honoree Senator Kirk Watson, whose dedication to the built and natural environment—particularly in the areas of public placemaking, transportation, and urban design—have transformed Austin’s downtown, making an enduring mark on our city that will positively impact residents and visitors for years to come.

6 p.m. Cocktail Reception
Enjoy food, drink, special guests, and live entertainment with exclusive views from the amenities deck of The Independent in downtown Austin!

7 p.m. Presentation of AIA Austin Honor Awards
Featuring remarks from special guests, presentations about our honorees and their contributions to Austin’s built environment, and more!

The 2020 AIA Austin Honor Award winners are:

Page/ – Firm Achievement Award
Lucy Begg, AIA – Emerging Professional Achievement Award
Christine Sheng, Assoc. AIA – Associate Member of the Year Award
Senator Kirk Watson – Alan Yamato Taniguchi Award for Public Architecture
Benny L. Hawkins, AIA – John V. Nyfeler. FAIA, Community Service Award
Clarksville Community Development Corporation – Community Vision Award

Austin Chic attire suggested.

Advance tickets are required for this limited-capacity event. Tickets will not be available at the door. All proceeds will benefit the Austin Foundation for Architecture, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization dedicated to promoting the positive impact of architecture through leadership, education, and outreach opportunities. Thank you for respecting our no refund policy.

Interested in showing your support for the Foundation and this year’s honorees as a sponsor?

Please review our sponsorship benefits and contact with questions.



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AIA Austin Honor Award Underwriters



   Melba Whatley, Hon. TxA

Photo Gallery from Form:Function 2019, honoring Sinclair Black, FAIA