On Friday May 1, 2009 at Grace Cathedral in San Francisco, David H. Hart, FAIA the Executive Director and Architect of the Capitol was elevated to Fellowship in the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
The AIA Fellowship program was developed to elevate those architects who have made a significant contribution to architecture and society and who have achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Election to Fellowship not only recognizes the achievements of the architect as an individual, but also honors before the public and the profession a model architect who has made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level.
In bestowing fellowship upon David H. Hart, FAIA the AIA said “David H. Hart, FAIA was responsible for the innovation of a collaborative integrated delivery process that led to the successful restoration of the Utah State Capitol. This methodology influenced management of complex public building nationally.”