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19 AUGUST 2019

Kirksey’s Catherine Callaway Receives 2019 Texas Society of Architects Honor Award for Young Professional Achievement in Honor of William W. Caudill FAIA


HOUSTON, TEXAS—Kirksey Architecture is proud to announce that Catherine Callaway, AIA, LEED AP has received the 2019 Texas Society of Architects Honor Award for Young Professional Achievement in Honor of William W. Caudill FAIA.

This award was established in memory of William Wayne Caudill, a pioneer of architectural design, practice, leadership, and service to the organization and community. A founder of CRS — an innovative architectural firm renowned for its educational practices, programming, and excellence in design — Caudill was a strong advocate for the sharing of knowledge across the various architectural disciplines, becoming a leader in the architectural profession and building industry.

Caudill was an innovator in architectural professional practice and a strong proponent that building design is more effectively generated through interdisciplinary project teams than individual designers. His firm was reflective of this mindset as it grew into one of the largest architectural and engineering firms in the nation. CRS was awarded AIA’s Architecture Firm Award in 1972. Caudill was awarded the TxA’s Medal for Lifetime Achievement in 1980 and the AIA Gold Medal in 1985.

Prior to receiving the Texas Society of Architects Honor Award, Catherine was awarded the 2019 AIA Houston Ben Brewer Award recognizing excellence in ability, exceptional work, and significant contributions in the practice of architecture by architects who are in their first 10 years of practice.

Catherine will be recognized in front of her peers at the Texas Society of Architects 80th Annual Conference and Design Expo taking place October 24-26 in Galveston, Texas.

Click here to learn more about Catherine and her background in architecture.

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