Hoffmann Wins 2023 AIA New England Emerging Professional Friendly Firm Award

Date September 2023

Hoffmann Architects + Engineers, a design firm specializing in the rehabilitation of building exteriors, was recognized for commitment to the advancement of emerging professionals with the 2023 Emerging Professional Friendly Firm Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) New England Components.

Comprised of AIA chapters from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont, the New England AIA Components recognize firms that actively foster the professional development and personal growth of emerging professionals through policies, initiatives, and opportunities. Hoffmann was selected in 2022 and again in 2023 as a recipient of the AIA New England Emerging Professional Friendly Firm designation for initiatives that promote the advancement of Emerging Professionals through professional development and personal growth opportunities.

The AIA defines “Emerging Professional” as those “who have completed their academic studies up to the point of licensure or up to 10 years after completion of their academic studies.” (AIA Center for Emerging Professionals)

“Hoffmann Architects + Engineers has evaluated its policies from an emerging professional lens, recognizes emerging professionals, and values Emerging Professionals’ development to sustain the future growth of their practice,” remarked Gina Calabro, Hon. AIA CT, Executive Director and CEO of AIA Connecticut, on conferring the award. “Hoffmann Architects + Engineers has been chosen to receive this prestigious designation as the firm has displayed an outstanding commitment to the development of their Emerging Professional staff.”

Certificate presented to Hoffmann Architects + Engineers for the 2023 AIA New England Emerging Professional Friendly Firm Award

Hoffmann Architects + Engineers was honored at the 2023 New England Architecture Awards ceremony on October 26, 2023, hosted by AIA Connecticut at the Mystic Marriott in Groton, Connecticut. More details about the New England AIA Components Emerging Professional Friendly Firm Awards program are available at https://aianewengland.org/ep-friendly-firm-awards/.

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