Tuesday / May 21, 2019 / 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

YAF FIRM CHAT: Partners by Design

Partners by Design, 363 West Erie Street, Suite 600, Chicago

At Partners by Design​, architecture and new business venture go hand-in-hand. Is this the future of design firms? Learn about the firm’s entrepreneurial beginnings, interdisciplinary approach, and business model, all started out by entrepreneurial employees enabled by PBD. The firm believes it has created an amazing platform that represents the future of practice, far beyond traditional architecture. In addition to PBD, their companies are Spark (Environmental Graphics), VIZFIRE (Design Visualization), and gravity.labs (Advertising Agency), and ONE Global Design. We will tour the office and hear from:

  • Ron Carlson, Founding Partner and CEO
  • Kiley Maas, Newly Licensed Project Architect
  • Jeremy Gentile, Assoc. AIA, Project Architectural Designer

Attendance limited to 40.

Please note that this event is intended for young architects and emerging architects.

Sponsored By

Young Architects Forum and Partners by Design

Learning Units

1 LU

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