ADC Awards

The ADC Annual Awards is the oldest continuously running industry award show in the world. Now in its incredible 102nd year, these awards celebrate the very best in advertising, digital media, graphic and publication design, packaging and product design, motion, experiential and spatial design, photography, illustration and fashion design all with a focus on artistry and craftsmanship.

ADC102 Architecture / Interior / Environmental Design Jury

Robin Klehr Avia, FIIDA

Regional Managing Principal


New York, United States

Robin Klehr Avia’s leadership is a hallmark of her professional reputation — whether she is setting a strategic vision for the firm or directing high-profile projects for influential organizations such as The New York Times or The Ford Foundation. As Regional Managing Principal for the Northeast, Robin has helped grow the region from a single office to locations in the U.S., Latin America, and Canada. Her projects have won notable design awards, including two AIA Committee on the Environment (COTE) Top Ten Awards, Docomomo’s Modernism in America, NYC Landmarks Lucy G. Moses Preservation Award, Business Week/Architectural Record Award, the International Interior Design Association’s Decade of Design Award, NYCxDESIGN Awards, and the Society of American Registered Architects. Her leadership and work have been featured in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Interior Design, and Architectural Record. She was profiled in “The Power Architects That Are Reshaping New York City,” part of Commercial Observer’s annual Power 100 list, celebrating the most influential individuals in New York City real estate. Additionally, she is a 2017 Interior Design Hall of Fame inductee. Robin holds a Bachelor of Science in Interior Design and an honorary doctorate from the University of Tennessee.




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