Architecture creates new award to honor Orlando Maione

by Dennis Brown

Orlando T. Maione is the inaugural recipient of a new award named in his honor by the School of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame.p. Established to recognize alumni and friends who have made contributions to the school, the award will be presented to Maione at 2 p.m. June 8 (Saturday) in Room 104 of Bond Hall. Maione will deliver a lecture titled “Unclear on the Concept: The Americans With Disabilities Act” from 11 a.m. to noon in the same location.p. Notre Dame’s class of 1957 also will honor Maione at a dinner June 7 (Friday) as a part of the Alumni Association’s Reunion Weekend.p. For nearly 30 years, Maione has organized events to keep Notre Dame architecture alumni connected to each other and involved with the school. He also is the author of the first departmental alumni column in Notre Dame Magazine, where he reports on the personal and professional accomplishments of architecture graduates and current events at the school.p. Maione, who holds architecture licenses in New York and California, is the chief architect and head of architectural services for New York Hospital at Stony Brook. He previously was an architect with Pacific Gas&Electric in San Jose, Calif., where he was instrumental in the construction of the Cinnabar Service Center, a $7.4-million project that stimulated development in the city’s urban renewal area.p. A founding member of the American College of Healthcare Architects, Maione also was one of the nation’s first board certified healthcare architects and currently is the editor of The Academy Journal, a publication of the AIA’s Academy of Architecture for Health.

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