The American Institute of Architects’ Jury of Fellows has elevated George Ranalli, dean of The City College of New York’s Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, to its College of Fellows. Dean Ranalli and other 2015 fellows will be honored at an investiture ceremony at the AIA Convention in Atlanta, Ga., May 15.
The Fellowship program was developed to recognize architects that have made a significant contribution to architecture and society on a national level, as well as achieved a standard of excellence in the profession. Less than 4 % of AIA’s more than 85,000 members have been accorded this distinction.
A graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Design, Dean Ranalli has led City College’s Spitzer School since 1999.
He also heads the firm George Ranalli Architect and has authored several books. His most recent publications are “Sagrada Família – Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece: Geometry, Construction and Site” (November 2014) and “In Situ: George Ranalli – Works & Projects Hardcover” ( September 2014), both from Oscar Riera Ojeda Publishers Limited.
About The City College of New York
Since 1847, The City College of New York has provided low-cost, high-quality education for New Yorkers in a wide variety of disciplines. More than 16,000 students pursue undergraduate and graduate degrees in: the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture; the School of Education; the Grove School of Engineering;the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, and the Colin Powell School for Civic and Global Leadership. U.S. News, Princeton Review and Forbes all rank City College among the best colleges and universities in the United States.