PHILADELPHIA, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Alvin Holm is recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Pinnacle Lifetime Member in the Architecture field.
Holm's professional title is Principal at Alvin Holm, AIA Architects. His business specializes in traditional residential, commercial and institutional (full service) architecture, and serves the areas of Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and New York.
In addition to running his practice, Holm is the Founder of the Institute for Classical Architecture and Art, which has grown to include 15 different chapters. He previously spent ten years teaching the Bauhaus foundation program at the Philadelphia College of Art as well as studio courses at Drexel University, taught the Classical Orders of Architecture for 18 years at the National Academy of Design in New York and taught 12 years at Moore College of Art and Design.
Today, Holm continues to speak on jury boards, give lectures and write book reviews. He is also a founding member of the National Sculpture Society, the Carpenters' Company and is a Board member of the Studio Incamminati.
Holm's body of work includes 20 new galleries at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, a civic fountain in Kansas City, resort communities in Belize, a recreation of the Grand Federal Edifice for the Carpenters' Company and restoration of historical buildings, such as the Edgar Allen Poe House.
Prior to starting his career, Holm earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Yale University in 1958 before delving into Graduate Studies in City Planning and Architecture. He then went on to earn his Master's degree in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania in 1962. To further his professional development, he is a member of the American Institute of Architecture and the Pennsylvania Society of Architects. He is also a friend of the Edgar Allen Poe House.
In recognition of his outstanding accomplishments in the field, Holm received the following honors and awards: named as a Top Architect for outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of Architectural Design; recipient of the Newnington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center Award for Excellence in the Arts; recipient of the Paideia Award from the Hellenic society; recipient of the Honor Award from the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects; recipient of the John McArthur Award; recipient of the ICAA Arthur Ross Award; recipient of the Clem Labine Award; recipient of the Fortean Hall of Fame Award.
When not working, Holm enjoys playing the flute, trombone and guitar as well as reading both literature and poetry. He also reads trade publications and travels to Mexico and England, and loves spending time with his wife, Nancy and their daughters, Alice and Elizabeth.
Holm dedicates this recognition to Henry Hope Reid; and also to his sister, Joy Alice Holm.
For more information, visit www.AlvinHolm.com.
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SOURCE Continental Who's Who