Tom Sutherland Award

Nominations are now closed for the 2023 Tom Sutherland Award. The award will be presented at the AGM taking place virtually on May 25, 2023.

Created in Tom Sutherland‘s honour, the award recognizes a member of the AAA who exemplifies exceptional leadership qualities within the architectural or interior design sector in Alberta, advances the profession, and demonstrates extraordinary service to the community. These are the qualities personified by Mr. Sutherland.

Well-renowned local architect, long-time AAA member and Firm Managing Principal at Dialog Design, Tom Sutherland, died in a tragic ski accident on April 2, 2015. He had been vacationing in Fernie, B.C., with his wife, Sandi, and their four children.

Tom’s family accepted the inaugural award on his behalf in the spring of 2017. 

Tom Sutherland Award Recipients
Sam Oboh 2023

Len Rodrigues 2022

Bill Chomik 2021

Barry Johns 2020

John Webster 2019

L. Frederick Valentine 2018

Tom Sutherland