Gold Medal Award | John P. Tice Jr., FAIA, NCARB:. Tice. Introduction. For over twenty five years, John P. Tice Jr., FAIA, NCARB has had an impact on our profession as a leader and a driver of sustainable change.
For over twenty five years, John P. Tice Jr., FAIA, NCARB has had an impact on our profession as a leader and adriver of sustainable change.
Through a broad range of leadership roles, he has developed and applied a strategic method of problem solving by combining his knowledge of systems theory with his architectural training.
His results-oriented leadership legacy, which emphasizes a perspective toward the long view and sustainable solutions, has incrementally and systematically elevated AIA’s effectiveness at every level he has served. Over the same period, John has had a similar impact on his community and region as a Citizen Architect/ Leader.
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After providing timely review, it developed AIA’s position in opposition to H.R. 3766: Truthfulness, Responsibility, Accountability in Contracting Act which would severely reduce government contract work for architects while increasing the unmet backlog in federal repair and alteration work growing in the federal bureaucracy.
It assisted the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in framing sustainable design qualifications in their RFQ’s.
It developed AIA’s policy on Design Build.
Before John left the founding chairman role, he lead the effort to create a chat box called Virtual FALG which kept the collaborative processes flowing between GAPC and FALG between formal meetings. This newly evolved organizational entity served as a model for others throughout the Institute in terms of efficiently, effectively, and collaboratively accomplishing desired results.
Featured Left: John Tice wears a Phoenix Suns jersey in honor of his favorite athlete Stephen John Nash. The outfit was part of an internal presentation to his firm in which Tice aligned the principles of basketball to those of architecture – in both arenas, the only way to be successful is to work together and utilize the talents of the entire team. Tice often references Nash’s ability to bring out the best in his team as a desirable leadership aptitude for his own staff to possess. When Nash is on the court, his team members perform 20% better.