May 6, 2016
Bassetti Principal Emeritus Marilyn Brockman has been awarded the AIA Seattle Chapter 2016 Medal of Honor, recognizing her exceptional contributions to the architecture profession and local community. She will receive the award at the AIA 2016 Honors Dinner on June 4th.
Marilyn has focused her professional career on helping public and non-profit clients realize their aspirations for welcoming and enduring buildings. Active in the Seattle community, Marilyn has served on numerous King County area cultural boards, commissions and task forces. She currently serves as a board member for Seattle Piano Institute and Seattle Chamber Music Society. Marilyn served AIA Seattle as Secretary in 2002-2003, Executive Director Search Committee Chair in 2006, President in 2008 – 2009, Board member in 2007 – 2010, and Task Force Chair for the recently opened Center for Architecture & Design. Her work has been published nationally in Architectural Record, Journal of Interfaith Forum, Art and Architecture, Design Times, and in many Seattle-based journals. Marilyn was recognized with a 2007 Puget Sound Business Journal “Women of Influence” Award, and by King County Council Proclamation of “Marilyn Brockman Day” in 2001 to celebrate her commitment to art and architecture as a core of civic life.