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ADAM DAY WINS EMERGING PROFESSIONAL AWARD FROM AIA ARKANSAS

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ADAM DAY WINS EMERGING PROFESSIONAL AWARD FROM AIA ARKANSAS

Little Rock, Ark.- Adam Day, AIA with AMR Architects was awarded the Emerging Professional Award during this year’s AIA Arkansas Design Awards held virtually on Thursday, October 22, 2020.  This award recognizes a new professional who has expanded the role of the architect through civic participation and professional mentorship, thereby representing the goals of AIA to a larger audience.

Day is a Partner at AMR Architects and holds a Bachelors in Architecture from the University of Arkansas. Adam’s career has taken him from Fayetteville, to Fort Smith, to Chicago and he now calls Little Rock home. He joined AMR in 2014 and became the managing partner of Design and Technology in 2016, implementing strategies within the firm that seek to create better value for clients and elevating design in the firm.

In addition to his career, he has proven himself to be a result driven leader serving on the AIA State Board, the AIA Emerging Professionals Committee, and the AIA Arkansas Convention Committee. He is also the creator and producer of one of the AIA Arkansas Convention signature events for the past 5 years, the Emerging Professionals Pecha Kucha Night.

Since moving to Little Rock in 2014, Adam’s passion for design and business evolved to include development. Personal projects include renovating the Days’ first home, repurposing a 19th century church into what is now Bark Bar (Arkansas’ first off leash dog park, bar and restaurant), and designing and building the Days’ new home in North Little Rock. His current venture is as part of the development and ownership team behind the mixed-use development 1424 SoMa.

Adam and his wife Amanda reside in Little Rock, Arkansas and have one daughter, Nora.