Young Architects Forum

The AIA Chicago Young Architects Forum (YAF) is a network for 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.

AIA Chicago Young Architects Forum



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


UPCOMING EVENTS for young architects

Click here to see our most recent newsletter, containing upcoming events, programs and opportunities!


Events planned for 2019:

January 16: YAF Firm Chat: AS+GG Architecture

March 14 (moved from February 7): YAF Tour: Chicago Architecture Center

April 24: YAF Tour: Wrightwood 659

May: YAF Firm Chat TBA

June: YAF Summer Social TBA



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


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