On January 1, 2021, Megan Feenstra Wall, Architect, Mathison | Mathison Architects, will become the first woman to serve as President of the American Institute of Architects Grand Rapids (AIA GR), an organization dedicated to advancing the value of architects and to improving the quality of the built environment.
Feenstra Wall recently delivered a riveting virtual talk at the AIA GR Honor Awards, where she discussed the makeup of the architectural profession and how it needs to evolve in order to remain relevant. Feenstra Wall was also part of the national AIA task force to rewrite the Framework for Design Excellence with other architects from around the country. The result was the creation of a 10-point document all architects can use throughout a project to ensure the spaces they design are equitable, resilient and healthy.
West Michigan Woman sat down with Feenstra Wall to discuss her goals, diversity, and how her industry could continue to change for the better.
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