Laurie Limbacher was elevated to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects at its annual convention in Chicago. The investiture ceremony was held in Chicago Auditorium, a part of the historic Auditorium Building. Fellowship is bestowed by the American Institute of Architects on AIA-member architects who have made outstanding contributions to the profession through design excellence, contributions in the field of architectural education, or to the advancement of the profession. The 2014 Jury of Fellows elevated 139 AIA members to its prestigious College of Fellows. Out of a total AIA membership of over 80,000 there are over 3,000 members distinguished with this honor.