Young Architects Forum

The AIA Chicago Young Architects Forum (YAF) is a group of emerging professionals in the architecture and design industry, supported by the American Institute of Architects, who are interested in furthering the discussion of design, professional development, and collaboration within our community. If you are a young designer (under 40) join us for intriguing social and educational events.

 

2018 YAF Co-chairs

Nate White, Assoc. AIA, bKL Architecture (LinkedIn)
Rossy Iovtcheva, Assoc. AIA, Sheehan Nagle Hartray (LinkedIn)
Sarah Floyd, Wallin Gomez Architects (LinkedIn)
 

JOIN THE YAF MAILING LIST

Click here to join the YAF Mailing List. We'll send out emails with opportunities and events specifically tailored to young designers.

To join, we'll need your:

-Full name
-Company
-College(s) attended & year of graduation
-Degree/Major
-Link to your portfolio, LinkedIN page, or profile/listing on company website to verify professional status

 

UPCOMING EVENTS for young architects

ARE 5.0 One-Day Review Course
Saturday, February 24 // 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
AIA Chicago Office, 35 E Wacker Drive, Suite 250
AIA Chicago offers a two-part review class for ARE 4.0 classes on Thursday, February 1 and 8, from 6:00 to 8:30 pm. We will need at least 10 participants to hold the class so sign up NOW if you are interested - and invite a friend to join you! Registration closes on Friday, January 26, at 5:00 pm.
Hosted by: AIA Chicago // Cost: $140
More info & RSVP here.

YAF Tour & Social: GREC Architects & Jake Melnick's Corner Tap
Monday, February 26 // 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Join the Young Architects Forum for a tour of GREC Architects, a world-class, national studio of diverse experts known for redefining environments by employing responsive, artistic and integrated architectural methods. Based in Chicago, GREC develops meaningful solutions by creating experiences for people where they live, work and play. GREC specializes in sectors including hospitality, high-rise residential, commercial and mixed-use, and interior design for corporate environments. After the tour we'll head to grab a drink at Jake Melnick's Corner Tap. If you can't make the tour, meet us at the bar around 7:30 pm. Jake Melnick's Corner Tap is located at 41 E Superior St.

Meeting location will be sent by email
Hosted by: YAF
Email YAF@aiachicago.org to reserve a spot. Preference given to those who have joined the mailing list (see above).

YAF Tour & Social: 1515 W Webster
Tuesday, May 1
Meeting location will be sent by email
Hosted by: YAF
Email YAF@aiachicago.org to reserve a spot. Preference given to those who have joined the mailing list (see above).

Click here to see a full listing of upcoming AIA Chicago events.

 

Questions? Email YAF@aiachicago.org