Special Events

President’s Medal Dinner

Join us at an annual gala dinner for the presentation of the President’s Medal, the League’s highest honor, bestowed on individuals to recognize extraordinary achievements in architecture, urbanism, art, design, and the environment.

The President’s Medal is The Architectural League’s highest honor and is bestowed, at the discretion of the League’s President and Board of Directors, to recognize extraordinary achievements in architecture, urbanism, art, design, and the environment. The Medal is awarded at a benefit gala in the Spring. Recent recipients of the President’s Medal include Christiana Figueres, HH the Aga Khan, Michael R. Bloomberg, Henry N. Cobb, Richard Serra, Renzo Piano, and Amanda Burden. Earlier recipients include Massimo and Lella Vignelli, Hugh Hardy, Ada Louise Huxtable, Kenneth Frampton, Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, Robert A.M. Stern, Robert Venturi and Denise Scott Brown, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Hugh Ferriss, and Joseph Urban.

If you are interested in receiving more information on upcoming President’s Medal dinners, please email the League’s Managing Director, Nicholas Anderson, at anderson@archleague.org.

Events

June 20, 2018

Christiana Figueres

On June 20, 2018, the League presented its President's Medal to Christiana Figueres.

May 18, 2017

His Highness the Aga Khan

On May 18, 2017, The Architectural League presented its President's Medal to His Highness the Aga Khan.

April 18, 2016

Michael R. Bloomberg

On April 18, 2016, The Architectural League presented its President's Medal to Michael R. Bloomberg.

May 4, 2015

Henry N. Cobb

On May 4, 2015, The Architectural League presented its President's Medal to Henry N. Cobb.

May 6, 2014

Richard Serra

On May 6, 2014, The Architectural League presented its President’s Medal to Richard Serra.

April 9, 2013

Renzo Piano

On April 9, 2013, The Architectural League presented its President’s Medal to Renzo Piano.

April 9, 2012

Amanda Burden

On April 9, 2012, The Architectural League presented its President's Medal to Amanda Burden.

March 18, 2011

Massimo and Lella Vignelli

On March 18, 2011, The Architectural League presented its President’s Medal to Lella and Massimo Vignelli.

April 29, 2010

Hugh Hardy

On April 29, 2010, The Architectural League presented its President’s Medal to Hugh Hardy.

February 10, 2009

Richard Meier

On February 10, 2009, The Architectural League presented its President’s Medal to Richard Meier.

February 5, 2008

Ada Louise Huxtable

On February 5, 2008, The Architectural League presented its President’s Medal to Ada Louise Huxtable.

November 3, 2005

Kenneth Frampton

On November 3, 2005, The Architectural League presented its President’s Medal to Kenneth Frampton.

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