C Joseph Vigil IV, AIA named AIA 2012 Architect of the Year
Friday, October 5, 2012
This award recognizes a licensed architect who has contributed to the profession and set an example in design, service and leadership to AIA Colorado, North Chapter.
Joseph Vigil has been working in the field of architecture since 1993 and became licensed in 2004. He is an expert in energy efficiency, NetZero energy and high-performance architecture. He completed the AIA+2030: Professional Training for the Sustainable Design Work Force in 2011. His design experience includes multifamily, commercial, and single-family residential. Joseph’s forward-thinking approach ensures projects with lasting appeal and comfort, while his construction trades background promotes efficient designs. His design work has been featured in print (Dwell, 5280, Builder, etc.) as well as on on television ("Design Outside the Box" and "World's Greenest Homes"). He is currently working on a multifamily project for the Denver Housing Authority, and a custom home on a steep, Boulder lot for a couple in England.
Joseph believes that community service and providing leadership to the architectural industry are important components of being a good corporate citizen. To this end, he has served in multiple volunteer capacities including:
Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art / Civic Center Plan Task Force Member, 2012
Colorado Green Building Guild / Advisory Board, 2009 to Present
AIA CO North Chapter / Board Member, 2009 to Present
AIA CO North Chapter / Board President, 2011
Boulder Green Building Guild / Founding Member 2003 to 2009
Boulder Green Building Guild / President of the Board, 2008
Freedom by Design / Mentor, 2011 to Present
CU Boulder School of Environmental Design / Guest Juror, 2006 to Present
Arapahoe Ridge High School / Advisory Committee, 2005 to 2010
University Hill Elementary / School Improvement Team, 2006 to 2012
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