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PaperCity Dallas January February 2022

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IMPACT DALLAS GALA TRANSFORMS THE THOMPSON DALLAS INTO AN ARTFUL DREAMLAND Larry Good, FAIA I n early November, more than 400 guests representing philanthropy, design, art, and architecture attended the Impact Dallas Gala, co-hosted by the Dallas Chapter of American Institute of Architects and the Architecture and Design Foundation, to celebrate design's role in solving real-world problems, connecting communities, and improving lives. The art-inspired evening at the Thompson Dallas hotel was co-chaired by Todd C. Howard and Katherine D. Seale. When the ballroom doors opened, guests were greeted by an interactive kinetic laser display by OTL. Local entertainer Ricki Derek emceed the evening, which ended with dancing along with high-energy party band Limelight. The evening raised $175,000 to support the Design Foundation's mission of fostering access to architecture and design for all. The funds will support public programming, scholarships, and community-based projects, and grant funds to local nonprofit Camp Summit for improvements to its facilities designed pro-bono by AIA Dallas' Emerging Leaders Program. Jubilee Park and Community Center, which serves as a catalyst for revitalization in Southeast Dallas, received the AD EX Community Cornerstone Award for the public facilities, housing, food security, and educational assets that the nonprofit has cultivated for its neighborhood. Through the generosity of an anonymous donor, Jubilee Park and two other AD EX Community Cornerstone Award finalists, CitySquare and Dallas ISD, were each awarded $1,500 to help advance their missions. Larry Good, FAIA, founding principal and chairman of Dallas-based firm GFF, was honored with AIA Dallas' Lifetime Achievement award. This is the highest honor given to an architect by the organization — the nation's sixth largest AIA chapter. Good's children, Sara, Robbie, and Libby, conferred the award, citing Good's most beloved projects and summarizing that the design community cherishes leaders like their dad, who provide a roadmap for achieving lasting impact through a career that balances civic service and professional contributions to the city. Deedie Rose, Hon. AIA, received the AIA Dallas George Foster Harrell Award in recognition of her role as a philanthropist and connector in moving forward some of Dallas' most impactful projects. The award's namesake (1906-1980) was an essential part of the AIA Dallas' growth to national stature; Harrell was known as not only an excellent architect, but a civic and professional leader. The award is only bestowed when recognition for a contribution to the quality of life in the city is warranted. Rose's daughter-in- law, Catherine Rose, presented the award. "This Pied Piper has literally changed how people think about design in our city — and beyond," Catherine said before bestowing the award. THE ANNUAL EVENT RAISED SIGNIFICANT FUNDS TO FOSTER ACCESS TO ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN FOR ALL. Al Hernandez Deedie Rose, Hon. AIA & Catherine Rose Todd Howard, AIA, Elizabeth Howard, Katherine Seale, Hon. TxA & John Seale John & Kourtny Garrett, Hon. TxA Dan Noble, FAIA Patrick & Katie Schumacher Jennifer Klos Sara Good PAPERCITY ADVERTORIAL 46

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