2015 Council AwardsCategory
Krista Becker, FAIA – Distinguished Practice Award .
Krista Becker, FAIA, Principal at Moore Ruble Yudell Architects & Planners was selected to receive the Distinguished Practice Award. This award recognizes significant contributions and accomplishments toward a specific building type or practice area. Her contribution in embassy design is second to none. Becker has devoted her career to embassy design. “This is a specialty that has not been recognized,” one juror commented. She lectures, she speaks, she leads and she advances the profession. “I’m impressed with her initiative and ability to become part of the conversations and proffer different ways to approach solutions to various problems,” said another juror. Becker is also a guest lecturer at the University of Southern California and at the University of California, Los Angeles, Professional Practice in Architecture and Construction Management programs.