Joann Gonchar, AIA, LEED AP, is a senior editor at Architectural Record. She joined RECORD in 2006, after working for eight years at its sister publication, Engineering News-Record. Before starting her career as a journalist, Joann worked for several architecture firms and spent three years in Kobe, Japan, with the firm Team Zoo, Atelier Iruka. She earned a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Brown University. She is licensed to practice architecture in New York State.
Renovations of the Hall of Science in Queens, New York; the Richards Medical Research Laboratories at the University of Pennsylvania; the Greeley Memorial Laboratory at Yale; and the Manton Research Center at the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, Massachusetts.
Today the American Institute of Architects (AIA), in a milestone announcement, selected Paul Revere Williams as its 2017 Gold Medal recipient, America’s highest honor for an architect. The AIA’s 2017 Firm Award goes to San Francisco-based firm Leddy Maytum Stacy Architects.