AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

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2009 Young Architects Award
American Institute of Architects

Camilo Parra, AIA, Houston, was one of eight recipients of the 2009 AIA Young Architects Award. This special honor is bestowed upon professionals licensed 10 years or fewer (regardless of their age) who have shown exceptional leadership and make significant contributions to the profession early in their careers.

The Young Architects Award was presented to the recipients at the AIA 2009 National Convention and Design Exposition in San Francisco, May, 2009

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2008 Texas Society of Architects Award for Young Professional Achievement in Honor of William W. Caudill, FAIA.

Awarded to recognize a TSA member for professional achievement in leadership development during the early years of AIA membership.

Presented to Camilo Parra, AIA, president of Parra Design Group, Ltd. in Houston, for his strength in architectural design, practice, and community during the 69th Annual TSA Convention October 2009 in Fort Worth, TX.

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2008 AIA Houston
Ben Brewer Young Architect Award

Awarded to recognize a TSA member for professional achievement in leadership development during the early years of AIA membership.

Named in honor of Ben Brewer, FAIA, for distinguished service to the profession and his significant influence on young professionals. This award recognizes excellence in ability, exceptional work, and siginificant contributions in the practice of architecture by architects who are in their first 10 years of practice.

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2009 40 Under 40
Houston Business Journal

Camilo Parra received this award which identifies 40 young leaders who excel in their industries, are respected business leaders and show dynamic leadership in their community.

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2002 Merit Award
AIA Houston
Las Cicadas Town Homes

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2004 Merit Award
AIA Houston
Fairview Town Homes

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Rice design alliance

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2004 Merit Award
Rice Design Alliance
Urban Legends Charrette

Team members were Camilo Parra, Lynn Chou and Juan Carlos Ayerbe.

rice design alliance

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Best Architecture Award
Team 6
2010 RDA’s Design Charrette
Awakening Willow Waterhole

Camilo Parra was a member of Team 6, which also included: Genevieve Buentello, Antonio Flamenco, Mike Garcia, and David Robinson. Team 6 won honors for the best architecture in the Awakening Willow Waterhole charette. The drawing, done by Antonio Flamenco, is of the proposed Nature Center. Special thanks to Karen Rose as the civil engineering consultant and Keiji Asakura for his support in absentia.

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