Local architect Sanford Garner will be honored by the American Institute of Architects as one of 11 recipients of the 2011 AIA Young Architects Award.
The award, given to architects licensed less than 10 years, will be presented at the AIA National Convention and Design Exposition in New Orleans May 12-14.
Garner is president of Indianapolis firm A2SO4, which he co-founded in 2001. The firm has worked on such projects as the Indianapolis International Airport’s midfield terminal parking garage, Lucas Oil Stadium and Purdue University residence halls. It also designed the Trail Side apartment/retail building being built in the 800 block of Massachusetts Avenue.
With $5 million in local billings in 2009, A2SO4 is the city’s seventh-largest architectural firm, according to IBJ statistics. It has 24 employees.
Garner served as president of the AIA’s Indianapolis chapter in 2009.