Anne Mooney, AIA is Awarded 2016 Professor of the Year, University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning

At Sparano + Mooney Architecture, we like to recognize the hard work our team members invest in advancing architecture and design. With this appreciation in mind, we extend a big congratulations to Anne Mooney, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, who has been recognized as the 2016 Professor of the Year in the College of Architecture and Planning at the University of Utah! Anne is a principal and the co-founder of Sparano + Mooney Architecture, and is an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture where she teaches applied research design studios and courses in theory and professional practice.

Anne has taught architecture and design at the University of Utah since 2004 and has paralleled a professional practice with a presence in the academic world since establishing her practice in 1997. In addition to pursuing award-winning, research-based conceptual design projects with Sparano + Mooney Architecture, she has also taught design studios in Los Angeles and Salt Lake City, most recently leading a graduate studio focused on the future of small towns in the American West. She also serves on the leadership team of the School of Architecture and is the chair of the curriculum committee.

In addition to the Professor of the Year award, Anne’s design work has been featured in over 25 peer-reviewed publications and in the United States, Canada, England, Germany, Italy, Japan, Russia and Spain, and her design excellence has been recognized with more than 12 peer-issued, juried design awards. These include: a National American Institute of Architects Design Award for the Saint Joseph the Worker Catholic Church; the American Institute of Architects Western Region Young Architect of the Year Award; and the American Institute of Architects Western Region Design Award for the Arcadia Museum.                                         

Sparano + Mooney Architecture is a full-service design firm offering comprehensive architectural and planning services to civic, cultural and private clients throughout the American West. The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited team is committed to providing energy efficient and environmentally responsible design solutions.

The University of Utah College of Architecture + Planning is an academic college of the University of Utah, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in architecture, city and metropolitan planning and multi-disciplinary design. The mission of the College is to nurture a culture of discovery, design and innovation in the designed world rooted in an ethic of care, community and commitment.