On November 9 at the Visions for Architecture gala, Manoj Dalaya AIA was recognized by The American Institute of Architects Virginia with the Award for Distinguished Achievement. Architects were evaluated for the contributions to design, practice, educations, service as a “citizen architect,” and service to the profession. Manoj’s designs met security and technology requirement while providing inspiring, productive spaces for building inhabitants, even for the most challenging programs. His contributions to professional organizations and the Washington, DC, business and real estate communities underscore his commitment to advancing and promoting the field of architecture.