Award-winning architectural designer Curtis J. Moody, FAIA has been involved in the design of projects that exceed several billion dollars in construction over the last 37 years. A winner of the prestigious Whitney M. Young, Jr. award as an outstanding African American Architect in the United States in 1992, Curt’s designs have won more than 147 design citations, including 23 from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and 30 from the National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), more awards than any other minority architectural firm in the United States. Moody-Nolan is the only firm to be recognized in consecutive years with AIA Ohio Gold Medals. Curt was awarded the AIA Gold Medal in 2007. Moody-Nolan was awarded the AIA Gold Medal Firm of the Year Award in 2006.
In 2002, Curt was given the Distinguished Service Award from The Ohio State University, being one of only three recipients that year. Recently, Curt was reappointed to serve as a peer reviewer for the Architect/Engineer selection panel for the General Services Administration (GSA) Design Excellence Program. Curt and the firm have been featured in numerous publications including Architectural Record, Fortune 500 and MBE Magazine. Curt has been an invited speaker for numerous professional programs and civic associations, including the key note speaker for Ohio Dominican University (where he was also presented with an honorary degree in 2008), Wisconsin AIA Convention and The Ohio State University School of Architecture. Curt has served on design award program selections for the National Urban Design Program in DC and several AIA affiliates. The firm has published two monographs: Aesthetics Function Technology (2002) and Responsive Architecture (2008).