COMMUNITY AND PROFESSION
We enjoy a reputation of integrity and professionalism within the community and with planning, zoning and building officials in the various municipalities.
Hugh Knoell was the 2003 recipient of the AIA Arizona Architects' Medal. He has been a director of AIA Arizona and a member of AIA's National Energy Task Force. He served on the City of Phoenix Visual Improvement Committee, Arizona State University's Design Review Board and ASU's Architecture Guild, contributing to the liaison between design values and community goals. On behalf of the Arizona Architects Foundation, he directed a State of Arizona funded research grant to develop building energy design guidelines. He has participated at ASU as a guest design critic and professional advisor. In 2000, the College of Architecture and Environmental Design selected him as its representative in the National Architectural Accrediting Board's five-year review.
Phillip Quidort is registered in the City of Phoenix Self-Certification Program, which allows qualifying architects and engineers to take responsibility for code compliance without additional review by the City Development Services Department. Phil
represented AIA Arizona on the Building Safety Advisory Board for the City of Phoenix from 1982 to 1999. In addition to serving as chair for four years, he headed numerous study committees including the Uniform Building Code Adoption Committee, Annual Facilities Permit Committee, Hazardous Materials Committee and City Fee Adjustment Committee. He continues to be active in providing industry guidance to the City of Phoenix.
Sandra Evans is on the Board of ASID, has chaired the Ethics Committee and was a juror for the National Council of Interior Design Qualification. She is a guest lecturer and professional advisor at Arizona State University, and was a member of the Committee to select Director of the School of Design. In 1999, she received the Alumni Service Award from the College of Architecture and Environmental Design. Sandra is also a member of ARCS, Women in Philanthropy and the Wellness Community.
"The standard of conduct of your practice is an example to all."—Keshavan Nair, client and author, A Higher Standard of Leadership