AIA Gold Medal

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The AIA Gold Medal is awarded by the American Institute of Architects conferred "by the national AIA Board of Directors in recognition of a significant body of work of lasting influence on the theory and practice of architecture."[1]

British architect Sir Aston Webb was the first recipient of the Gold Medal in 1907.

It is the Institute's highest award. The medal was established in 1907.[2] Since 1947, the medal has been awarded more-or-less annually.