Todd DeGarmo, FAIA awarded the William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement by Studios Architecture

Todd DeGarmo, FAIA awarded the William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement

DATEMarch 23, 2023

Congratulations to our CEO Emeritus and Principal, Todd DeGarmo, FAIA, DAAP '82, for being awarded the William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement, the UC Alumni Association’s highest honor, in recognition of remarkable achievements in the architecture and interior design fields!

The UC Alumni Celebration honoring Todd will take place on April 20, 2023, at the Cincinnati Ballet Margaret and Michael Valentine Center for Dance.

The 2023 William Howard Taft Medal for Notable Achievement, the highest honor of the UC Alumni Association, is bestowed upon Todd DeGarmo, FAIA, for notable achievement in the field of architecture and interior design. This award is in honor and memory of William Howard Taft, Law 1880, Hon 1925, twenty-seventh president of the United States and tenth chief justice.

Each year, the UC Alumni Association hosts the UC Alumni Celebration to recognize and celebrate the many contributions and overall excellence of UC alumni in countless fields of endeavor, throughout the world. Past honorees have included the sports greats Oscar Robertson and Tony Trabert, architect Michael Graves, and George Rieveschl, the inventor of Benadryl.

An unabashedly unconventional problem-solver, Todd believes in the transformative power of design and creativity to lift the trajectories of individual lives and entire communities. He has developed an impressive track record of bringing architectural solutions to complex projects, delivering success on both the practical and aesthetic levels. Principal and CEO Emeritus of STUDIOS Architecture, Todd is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) College of Fellows, a member of the Interior Design Hall of Fame, as well as a Trustee-emeritus of the University of Cincinnati Foundation.

“I am particularly humbled by this high honor from the UC Alumni Association. It holds significant merit to me personally coming from my very own alma mater.” 

Todd DeGarmo, FAIA