2020 AIA Awards - Young Architects
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.
Kenneth Andrews, AIA
Kenneth A. Andrews, AIA, is an exceptional leader in Colorado and western mountain design communities.
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.
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.
Abigail Brown, AIA
A selfless leader, Abigail R. Brown, AIA, has equipped her peers with the tools needed for personal and collective success.
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.
Catherine Callaway, AIA
Guided by intelligence, empathy, and generosity, Catharine Callaway embodies the service mentality her parents encouraged and modeled.
Juliet Chun, AIA
Juliet Chun, AIA, has created more accessible pathways to architectural education and practice.
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.
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.
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.
Damaris Hollingsworth, AIA
Damaris Hollingsworth, AIA, forges cross-cultural communication skills among architects through her design projects, advocacy efforts, and mentorship programs.
Stacey Keller, AIA
Stacey Z. Keller, AIA, works tirelessly to advance the cause of architects and serve her community.
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.
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.
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.
Christopher Lujan, AIA
Fiercely dedicated to strengthening the profession through his integrity and commitment, Christopher Lujan, AIA, is a natural leader and exceptional architect.
Wayne Mortensen, AIA
Wayne Mortenson, AIA, has made unprecedented strides in his career and community-oriented leadership roles.
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.
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.
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.
Jesse Turck, AIA
Jesse Turck, AIA, demonstrates his passion for climate change advocacy through his practice and dedication to serving the community.
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.