Adam Harding Receives AIA Young Architect Award
Adam Harding, AIA, LEED AP, partner at Roth Sheppard Architects is the recipient of the 2021 American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Young Architect of the Year Award. The award recognizes architects within the first ten years of professional licensure who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession early in their careers.
Harding is a distinguished architect with a reputation for design excellence. He previously received the Young Architect accolade from AIA Colorado and AIA Western Mountain Region in 2015. With 17 years of experience, his practice has served his clients, the community, and the profession of architecture. His work has transcended architecture in the residential, commercial, municipal, and hospitality market sectors in Colorado and across the country.
Adam joined Roth Sheppard Architects in 2004 after graduating from the University of Colorado, Boulder with a Bachelor of Environmental Design. He became a licensed architect in 2011 and a second-generation firm owner in 2016. As a partner and the design visionary of his firm, he has redefined the culture to foster individual growth and professional development. He is actively involved with AIA Colorado, sitting on the Board of Directors for the past four years and chairing committees since 2012. As AIA Colorado’s 2020 president, he worked to lead his peers through a cultural transformation of the organization, clearly defining its mission, vision, and values.
His work has been honored with numerous design awards and has garnered local, national, and international press coverage.
Founded in 1983, Roth Sheppard Architect (RSA) is a Denver-based nationally recognized firm experienced in providing architecture and planning services that create meaningful design.
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