2021 AIA Young Architect Awards

Jennifer Park, AIA

2021 YOUNG ARCHITECT AWARD RECIPIENT JENNIFER PARK, AIA

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.

2021 Young Architects Award

Mark M. Bacon, AIA

Mark Bacon, AIA, leverages design to create public spaces and forums rife with optimism.

2021 Young Architects Award

Jack Becker, AIA

Jack Becker, AIA, has tapped into his broad experience and sustainable design values to position himself as a leader in the Washington, DC, area.

2021 Young Architects Award

Katelyn Chapin, AIA

Katelyn Chapin, AIA, is a dedicated community builder who melds leadership, advocacy, and mentorship to advance the profession and serve her clients.

2021 Young Architects Award

Patricia Culley, AIA

Patricia Culley, AIA, harnesses her influence and collaborative nature to advance the profession and design excellence.

2021 Young Architects Award

Michael Alan Davis, AIA

Michael Alan Davis, AIA, delivers responsive and innovative design solutions that provide their users with a true sense of space.

2021 Young Architects Award

Jeffrey Guggenheim, AIA

Jeff Guggenheim, AIA, is keenly aware of the resourcefulness and can-do attitude required in small firms, which comprise nearly 75 percent of all firms in the profession.

2021 Young Architects Award

Adam Harding, AIA

Adam Harding, AIA, continuously delivers thoughtful architecture that delights and connects people from all walks of life.

2021 Young Architects Award

Myer Harrell, AIA

Myer Harrell, AIA, is a widely recognized leader in sustainability whose research has impacted the built environment internationally.

2021 Young Architects Award

Cody Henderson, AIA

Cody Henderson, AIA, has emerged as a source of leadership and unrelenting enthusiasm for St. Louis’ architectural community.

2021 Young Architects Award

Desmond Johnson, AIA

Desmond Johnson’s, AIA, NOMA, barrier-breaking career has led him to seats at some of the profession’s most transformative tables.

2021 Young Architects Award

Dagmara Larsen, AIA

Dagmara Larsen, AIA, holds the conviction that architecture must always be a sustainable, human-centered endeavor and that design is most effective when it is directed at serving people while reflecting their culture.

2021 Young Architects Award

Amanda Loper, AIA

Amanda Loper, AIA, consistently demonstrates the power architects have to address significant issues, particularly affordable housing.

2021 Young Architects Award

Adrienne Cali Magners, AIA

Adrienne Cali Magners, AIA, has reinvigorated a number of significant historical buildings.

2021 Young Architects Award

Danielle McDonough, AIA

Danielle McDonough's, AIA, contributions to advancing the profession reverberate through a number of organizations.

2021 Young Architects Award

Jonathan Moody, AIA

Jonathan Moody, AIA, is guided by his focused mission to deliver transformational design to underserved communities across the country.

2021 Young Architects Award

Jennifer Park, AIA

Jennifer Park, AIA, has embraced her dual roles of educator and practitioner in order to forge new and more equitable pathways for the next generation of architects and creative thinkers.

2021 Young Architects Award

Matthew Thornton, AIA

Matthew Thornton, AIA, approaches design with a cheerful willingness to exceed expectations even with limited means.

2021 Young Architects Award

Danielle Tillman, AIA

Danielle Tillman’s, AIA, NOMA, career path has not been linear. Instead, her stature as a leader and ability to problem solve has allowed her to address architectural issues through sound logic.

2021 Young Architects Award

Matt Toddy, AIA

Matt Toddy, AIA, has already positively influenced the national dialogue surrounding innovation in practice.

2021 Young Architects Award

Daniel Yudchitz, AIA

Daniel Yudchitz, AIA, has honed his approach to implementing design strategies that are both economic and high performing.

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Jennifer Park, AIA

David Johnson