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Architect Recognized for Public Service in Sioux City

Monday, April 3, 2017  
Posted by: Jennifer Peters

Sioux City, Iowa (April 3, 2017) – Matt Basye, AIA, a member of the American Institute of Architects, Iowa Chapter (AIA Iowa) has been recognized as a participant in the AIA Iowa Citizen Architect Program by AIA Iowa for service to the Sioux City area.


Basye, of FEH DESIGN in Sioux City, serves as a Board member of the Sioux City Public Library Foundation. Established in 1986, the Sioux City Public Library Foundation provides yearly funding for collection development, building enhancements, technology improvements, staff funding and special projects. As a Board Member, Matt advocates for library programs, services and funding; advocates for literacy issue; provides guidance on financial issues and investments; assists in planning and implementing fundraising activities/events; advises the board on facility needs and project planning, and offers professional guidance/planning for renovation projects. Matt has been a member of the board for over 10 years.


The Citizen Architect Program recognizes AIA Iowa members who represent AIA's values in their community through public service. To find out more about this program please visit


Since 1857, the American Institute of Architects has represented the professional interests of America's architects. AIA Iowa, headquartered in Des Moines, is a statewide affiliate of the national AIA. AIA members express their commitment to excellence in design and are proactive in the design of livable communities. Members adhere to a code of ethics and professional conduct that assures the client, the public, and colleagues of an AIA member architect's dedication to the highest standards in professional practice. For more information, go to or call 515.244.7502.

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