Gail A. Lindsey Sustainability Award

Lindsey, GailAIA North Carolina 

Gail A. Lindsey Sustainability Award

The AIA North Carolina Gail A. Lindsey Sustainability Award shall be awarded to a North Carolina individual or organization that has positively impacted the attainment of a sustainable and harmonious environment, espousing ideals pioneered by the late Gail Lindsey, FAIA.


Any individual or organization with a significant, positive, impact on North Carolina, or a region of North Carolina.


Nominations for 2014 are now closed. Please check back in spring 2015 for new instructions.


All submissions must be made no later than 5:00 p.m. on July 11, 2014  In a 1”, 3-RING, HARDCOVER BINDER. 

Additionally, you must submit a digital copy of your information. Please scan all materials and create a single PDF file, burned to a CD, and placed in the binder.

The submissions, not to exceed 20 8 ½” x 11” pages, should include the following information:

  1. Letter of nomination that summarizes the contributions made by the individual or organization.
  2. A brief biography  / description of the nominee
  3. Miscellaneous supportive materials – articles, citations, etc
  4. Letters of support, (not to exceed five letters) from individuals with knowledge of sustainable, harmonious living demonstrated by the nominee; letters should be explicit in the recommendation and contain specific reasons for support.

Previous winners

2009 Cheryl Walker, FAIA Charlotte
2010 Douglas M. Brinkley, FAIA Raleigh
2011 Alicia Ravetto, AIA Carrboro
2012 Renee Hutcheson, AIA Raleigh
2013 NCSEA Raleigh