National, State, and Local Awards for Urban Design, Preservation, and Smart Growth
American Planning Association’s 2013 National Planning Excellence Award for Urban Design
Lancaster County Planning Commission’s 2012 Smart Growth Leadership Achievement Award for Preservation
Preservation Pennsylvania’s 2011 Statewide Award for Construction
National Award for New Construction Residential Design
Best of Houzz 2015, International Residential Design Website
Architectural Award for Design of New Construction Solar Residence
Passive Solar Residence, Hershey, Pennsylvania
American Institute of Architects Design Award – Central Pennsylvania Region – 1980
National Finalist Award for Public Market Planning
Planning for Portland’s New Public Market, Portland, Maine
Finalist Award – 2009 – “Redesign Your Farmers Market” International Competition
Sponsored by: GOOD Magazine for the Global Citizen, The Architects’ Newspaper, The Urban and Environmental Policy Institute of Los Angeles, and the LA Good Food Network
Statewide Downtown Revitalization Awards
Market Square Design Guidelines, Borough of Manheim, Pennsylvania
Statewide Downtown Physical Improvements Award – 1999 – Pennsylvania Downtown Center
Downtown Lancaster Business Directory, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Statewide Downtown Physical Improvements Award – 1996 – Pennsylvania Downtown Center
Local Awards for Preservation and Adaptive Use
Preservation, Architectural Services for Renovations and Reconstruction
Historic Preservation Trust of Lancaster County’s 2015 C. Emlen Urban Award
Market and Pine Place Historic Renovations – Apartments and Commercial Office
Annual Preservation Award – 1987 – Historic York, Inc.
National House Historic Renovations – Apartments and Commercial Tenant Spaces
Annual Preservation Award – 1985 – Historic York, Inc.
Professional Licenses and Certifications
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 1980
State of Maryland, 2000
State of Maine, 2007
This is a state-licensed designation, legally-required for doing business as an “architect,” granted only to an individual who has earned a degree in architecture from a nationally-accredited university, trained as a full-time intern for three years thereafter under other licensed architects, and has then passed the national architectural examination.
SEED-Certified Architect – 2012
Public Interest Design Institute – Carnegie-Mellon University
“Social, Economic, and Environmental Design” Certification. SEED principles center on the goal that, “every person should be able to live in a socially, economically, and environmentally healthy community”; a goal CHP has honored since our founding.
AICP-Certified – American Institute of Certified Planners – 1998
The American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP) certifies professionals in the United States in the field of Urban planning and assists planners in the areas of ethics, professional development, planning education, and the standards of planning practice.
Federally-Qualified Historic Preservation Architect
Eugene Aleci has met the US Dept of the Interior’s National Park service federal standards to practice as an architect on National Register-listed preservation and investment tax credit projects.
State-Qualified Preservation Architect and Consultant
Eugene Aleci is listed by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission as a qualified Preservation Architect and Preservation Consultant