“Established in 1982, Leers and Weinzapfel’s eponymous Boston-based practice has garnered more than 200 international, national, and regional design awards, including the 2007 AIA Firm Award—the first women-owned firm to receive the honor. Together heralded as leaders in campus and urban design, Leers is a pioneer in the use of mass timber in academic settings while Weinzapfel is recognized for her expertise in infrastructure and transportation design. Leers and Weinzapfel are also dedicated educators and have taught at institutions in the Boston area and beyond.” – Architectural Record
The Women in Architecture Awards, Observing its tenth anniversary as the only awards program in the United States that recognizes and promotes notable women in the field. The honorees will be celebrated at the Women in Architecture Awards event on October 27th in New York City.