2018 Young Architects Award honors 18 recipients

For immediate release:

Washington, D.C. – February 9, 2018 – The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected 18 recipients for the 2018 AIA Young Architects Award. Young Architects are defined as professionals who have been licensed 10 years or fewer regardless of their age.  This award, now in its 25th year, honors individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession early in their careers.  The Young Architects Award recipients will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City.  

The Young Architects Awards are administered and funded by the College of Fellows and honor the following individuals for the 2018 program:

Michelle Acosta, AIA


Allison Albericci, AIA

City and County of San Francisco Planning Department

Jamie Crawley, AIA

HA Architecture

Matthew DeBoer, AIA

HDR, Inc.

Lawrence Fabbroni, AIA


Tony Garcia, AIA

Asquared Studios

Kelly Haigh, AIA

designLAB architects

Thomas Hurlbert, AIA

CO-OP Architecture

Erin Sterling Lewis, AIA

in situ studio

Nicole Martineau, AIA


Ryan McEnroe, AIA

Quinn Evans Architects

Stephen Parker, AIA


Pascale Sablan, AIA

S9 Architecture

Angela Wolf Scott, AIA

MacDonald & Mack Architects

Malini Srivastava, AIA

Design and Energy Laboratory

Satoshi Teshima, AIA

HGA Architects and Engineers

Anthony Viola, AIA

Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture

Korey White, AIA


The jury for the 2018 Young Architects Award includes: Lenore M. Lucey, FAIA (Chair), LML Consulting; Raymond "Skipper" Post, FAIA, Post Architects, Baton Rouge; Edward Vance, FAIA, EV&A Architects, Inc.; Peter Kuttner, FAIA, Cambridge Seven Associates, Inc.; John Castellana, FAIA, TMP Architecture, Inc. and Evelyn Lee, AIA, Savills Studley.

About The American Institute of Architects

Founded in 1857, The American Institute of Architects consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through more than 200 international, state and local chapters, AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world.


Matt Tinder
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