AIA Northern Virginia
the jury
The AIA Northern Virginia Design Awards Committee will select a jury of distinguished architects from outside the Northern Virginia region and is selected with the assistance of another AIA component. This year's jury is from Philadelphia. The jurors are asked to be aware of and consider the AIA Framework for Design Excellence during deliberation. The jury may decide to award multiple awards in a particular category and/or not award any project in a category. The jury’s decisions are final.

Jury I – Single Family Residential, Historic, and Conceptual|Unbuilt Architecture

Daniela Holt Voith, FAIA, LEED AP BD+C, IIDA
Voith & Mactavish Architects LLP
Daniela is a Founding Principal of VMA. She has dedicated her career to the advancement of design for educational environments. Her client-focused practice goes beyond design to support leading edge pedagogical thought to encourage mindful ways of living and learning, moving fluidly from planning initiatives through architecture and interior design. Her work seeks to carefully suit institutional missions, reflect their architectural identities, and assist clients in achieving their strategic goals. Daniela is herself an educator who has taught for decades at Bryn Mawr College's design studio program, in addition to guest lecturing at Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania.

As a Partner at Re:Vision, Drew leads the firm's Architecture Studio in the design of deep-green projects, including net-zero energy, Living Building Challenge, and Passive House. His childhood in the Appalachian mountains, Bauhaus education at Virginia Tech, and early architectural career in San Francisco custom homes and Philadelphia institutional buildings have formed the foundation for Drew’s practice of Architecture. Today, he draws inspiration from nature, the craft and science of building, the creation of places for people to thrive, and the power of grassroots community education and organizing to create positive change. A passionate leader in the Philadelphia green building community, Drew is focused on our common future through the lens of holistic design thinking and practice. For his demonstrated experience in green architecture and his commitment to sustainability advocacy, Drew was recognized with AIA Philadelphia's 2019 Young Architect Award and as a 2020 Living Future Hero by the International Living Future Institute.

Jordan M. Mrazik, AIA
Bright Common Architecture & Design
Jordan is an architect with an interest in contextual thought. His academic pursuits have taken him from the hills of southwest Virginia, working as a farmhand, to the streets of Europe, surveying ruins. His eclectic background and ever-extending skillsets have produced a diverse portfolio featuring work on commercial, cultural, educational and residential projects; collaborating with developers, private homeowners, universities and multinational companies. In addition to recognition for numerous AIA project awards and features at design series across Philadelphia, Jordan was recognized in 2018 as the AIA Philadelphia Young Architect. Jordan currently practices at Bright Common in South Kensington with a small group of dedicated architects pursuing high concept, low carbon design for a climate-adapted future.

Bryan Sistino, AIA, LEED AP
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson
Bryan Sistino, AIA, LEED AP, is an Associate Architect with Bohlin Cywinski Jackson’s Philadelphia studio. Bryan brings a collaborative and client-focused approach to design, with experience over the last decade on a range of building types including academic, commercial, and residential projects, as well as large-scale planning initiatives. With a focus on leveraging technology to enhance the design process for both the design team and client, Bryan investigates emerging software and BIM capabilities through his leadership role with BCJ's digital technology committee. Bryan is currently serving as Project Architect for University of Florida, Malachowsky Hall for Data Science and Information Technology and collaborating with the North Philly Peace Park to design and build its community pavilion.

Jury II – Commercial, Institutional, Commercial Interiors, Transporation Infrastructure, and Urban Design and Master Planning

John Campbell
FCA Architects
John is a specialist in workplace programming, planning, and design strategies. To help achieve more efficient workplaces and to understand the work processes of clients, he works closely with them, either in brainstorming groups or in an observatory role. As new technology becomes more pervasive in offices and as business needs change, John works to ensure that his clients’ environments continue to fit their needs. For clients such as GSK and W.L.Gore & Associates, he developed innovative workplace configurations that incorporate the technologies and spaces needed for contemporary business. The president of GSK US Pharma praised the design for their headquarters, saying: "My teammates and I are energized by this new environment where we can do our best work and collaborate without the constraints of offices walls."

John is Past President of AIA Philadelphia and the Carpenter’s Company of the City and County of Philadelphia, the oldest existing craft guild in North America. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Graduate Diploma in Urban Design from Robert Gordon’s University. In addition, he received a Graduate Diploma of Architecture from Edinburgh College of Art and a Diploma in Urban Design from the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Efrie Escott, AIA, LEED AP, BD+C, LCACP, LFA
Kieran Timberlake
Efrie Escott investigates materials, ecosystems, and digital technologies as an Associate in the KieranTimberlake Research Group, translating data-driven research into building design. She was a core member of the development team for Tally, the founder of Philadelphia’s Dynamo User Group, and a member of the USGBC Materials and Resources Technical Advisory Group. She is a current Co-Chair of AIA Philadelphia’s Women in Architecture Committee.

Julie E. Hoffman, AIA, EDAC
Julie E. Hoffman, AIA, EDAC is a Health Care Architect and planner currently working with EwingCole on large scale hospital master planning and design for hospitals and health care institutions in the New York City Region. She has over 40 years of experience in architectural design and project realization in the United States and Europe as well as projects in Afghanistan and Africa. Her experience spans a deep understanding of classical and modernist design principles and design thinking with project types ranging from billion dollar hospital master planning to institutional and commercial projects to high end residential design. Throughout her career she has worked closely with other designers and engineers to create projects that have won industry awards and have been published internationally. Her involvement with the AIA has been longstanding and she served as the President of the Philadelphia Chapter of the AIA and the Philadelphia Center for Architecture and Design in 2011.