2020 AIA Awards - Young Architects

Ludwig- Christopher L.-07

2020 Young Architect Recipient, Christopher Ludwig, AIA, as a visiting critic

Emerging talent deserves recognition. The AIA Young Architects Award honors individuals who have demonstrated exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the architecture profession early in their careers.

2020 Young Architects Award

Kenneth Andrews, AIA

Kenneth A. Andrews, AIA, is an exceptional leader in Colorado and western mountain design communities.

2020 Young Architects Award

Gabriela Baierle, AIA

Gabriela Baierle, AIA, employs a multipronged approach in her efforts to better the profession. As a multicultural woman and foreign national, she brings a unique perspective that has enriched architectural discourse at all levels.

2020 Young Architects Award

Aaron Bowman, AIA

Aaron Bowman, AIA, is a prolific craftsman who is dedicated to building physical buildings as well as community through the enterprises of volunteerism, service, and practice.

2020 Young Architects Award

Abigail Brown, AIA

A selfless leader, Abigail R. Brown, AIA, has equipped her peers with the tools needed for personal and collective success.

2020 Young Architects Award

Jeffry Burchard, AIA

Jeffry Burchard, AIA, combines what he has learned in his time as a teacher and designer, uniting ideas focused on the discipline and the profession, the public and the personal.

2020 Young Architects Award

Catherine Callaway, AIA

Guided by intelligence, empathy, and generosity, Catharine Callaway embodies the service mentality her parents encouraged and modeled.

2020 Young Architects Award

Juliet Chun, AIA

Juliet Chun, AIA, has created more accessible pathways to architectural education and practice.

2020 Young Architects Award

Kimberly Dowdell, AIA

Kimberly Dowdell, AIA, is driven by one overarching mission: to improve the lives of those living in cities. She has dedicated her career to applying social and economic principles to the profession, and she has long championed diversity and triple-bottom-line sustainability.

2020 Young Architects Award

Jennifer Hardy, AIA

By providing ample opportunities for architects to examine and improve upon the profession’s status quo, Jennifer Hardy, AIA, has made significant contributions to Boston’s design community.

2020 Young Architects Award

Meredith Hayes Gordon, AIA

Meredith Hayes Gordon, AIA, has found her ideal platform to serve others. For her, architecture is about advocating for everyone’s needs to produce quality design that leaves a lasting positive impact for all who experience it.

2020 Young Architects Award

Damaris Hollingsworth, AIA

Damaris Hollingsworth, AIA, forges cross-cultural communication skills among architects through her design projects, advocacy efforts, and mentorship programs.

2020 Young Architects Award

Stacey Keller, AIA

Stacey Z. Keller, AIA, works tirelessly to advance the cause of architects and serve her community.

2020 Young Architects Award

Brynnemarie Lanciotti, AIA

Brynnemarie Lanciotti, AIA, reinforces her ideas with swift but thoughtful action. An eager and deft collaborator, she has brought new levels of strategic thinking and innovative programming to all levels of AIA.

2020 Young Architects Award

Nicholas Lindsley, AIA

Nicholas Lindsley, AIA, possesses a natural ability to weave together practice, service, and education that has helped raise the profile of the profession and reshape his community.

2020 Young Architects Award

Christopher Ludwig, AIA

The career of Christopher L. Ludwig, AIA, is marked by his devotion to design excellence and his quest to provide innovative solutions.

2020 Young Architects Award

Christopher Lujan, AIA

Fiercely dedicated to strengthening the profession through his integrity and commitment, Christopher Lujan, AIA, is a natural leader and exceptional architect.

2020 Young Architects Award

Wayne Mortensen, AIA

Wayne Mortenson, AIA, has made unprecedented strides in his career and community-oriented leadership roles.

2020 Young Architects Award

Amber Sausen, AIA

Amber Sausen, AIA, is a thoughtful designer and committed leader who harnesses the power of the arts and architecture to build community.

2020 Young Architects Award

Oswaldo Tapia, AIA

As a leading voice in the promotion of integrated design, Oswaldo Tapia, AIA, has followed a path of design excellence in educational projects.

2020 Young Architects Award

Mattie Lou Ming Thompson, AIA

As the leader of an innovative multidisciplinary firm, Ming Thompson, AIA, has proposed a new paradigm for architecture and challenged the rigid definition of practice.

2020 Young Architects Award

Jesse Turck, AIA

Jesse Turck, AIA, demonstrates his passion for climate change advocacy through his practice and dedication to serving the community.

2020 Young Architects Award

JoAnn Hindmarsh Wilcox, AIA

As a specialist in design for learning, JoAnn Hindmarsh Wilcox, AIA, has greatly influenced the Pacific Northwest’s reputation as a national leader in the design of spaces for K-12 students.

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