2021 AIA Young Architect Awards
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.
Mark M. Bacon, AIA
Mark Bacon, AIA, leverages design to create public spaces and forums rife with optimism.
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.
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.
Patricia Culley, AIA
Patricia Culley, AIA, harnesses her influence and collaborative nature to advance the profession and design excellence.
Michael Alan Davis, AIA
Michael Alan Davis, AIA, delivers responsive and innovative design solutions that provide their users with a true sense of space.
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.
Adam Harding, AIA
Adam Harding, AIA, continuously delivers thoughtful architecture that delights and connects people from all walks of life.
Myer Harrell, AIA
Myer Harrell, AIA, is a widely recognized leader in sustainability whose research has impacted the built environment internationally.
Cody Henderson, AIA
Cody Henderson, AIA, has emerged as a source of leadership and unrelenting enthusiasm for St. Louis’ architectural community.
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.
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.
Amanda Loper, AIA
Amanda Loper, AIA, consistently demonstrates the power architects have to address significant issues, particularly affordable housing.
Adrienne Cali Magners, AIA
Adrienne Cali Magners, AIA, has reinvigorated a number of significant historical buildings.
Danielle McDonough, AIA
Danielle McDonough's, AIA, contributions to advancing the profession reverberate through a number of organizations.
Jonathan Moody, AIA
Jonathan Moody, AIA, is guided by his focused mission to deliver transformational design to underserved communities across the country.
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.
Matthew Thornton, AIA
Matthew Thornton, AIA, approaches design with a cheerful willingness to exceed expectations even with limited means.
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.
Matt Toddy, AIA
Matt Toddy, AIA, has already positively influenced the national dialogue surrounding innovation in practice.
Daniel Yudchitz, AIA
Daniel Yudchitz, AIA, has honed his approach to implementing design strategies that are both economic and high performing.