Jimmie Tucker elected into esteemed group of architects

Only 3 percent of AIA architects chosen for College of Fellows

By Updated: February 27, 2019 4:00 AM CT | Published: February 26, 2019 3:50 PM CT
<strong>Architect Jimmie Tucker of the Self+Tucker Architects firm has been named a&nbsp;fellow by the American Institute of Architects. Only 3 percent of AIA&rsquo;s 90,000 members of the College of Fellows can write as credentials after their names not just the &ldquo;AIA,&rdquo; but &ldquo;FAIA.&rdquo;&nbsp;&ldquo;Just to be among this elite group of architects is quite an accomplishment,&rdquo; Tucker said.</strong>&nbsp;(Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

Architect Jimmie Tucker of the Self+Tucker Architects firm has been named a fellow by the American Institute of Architects. Only 3 percent of AIA’s 90,000 members of the College of Fellows can write as credentials after their names not just the “AIA,” but “FAIA.” “Just to be among this elite group of architects is quite an accomplishment,” Tucker said. (Jim Weber/Daily Memphian)

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Tom Bailey covers business news for The Daily Memphian. A Tupelo, Mississippi, native, he graduated from Mississippi State University. He's worked in journalism for 40 years and has lived in Midtown for 36 years.


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