Recent Dossier Round-up

Take Another Look at These Popular Profiles

By Maya Henry, COLUMNS Editor Posted on January 17, 2019

Member Dossiers have been part of Columns since its (print) inception and the popular feature has stuck around since we’ve gone digital.  Here are five of Columns most recent Dossiers and their advice for young architects to inspire you at the start of 2019.

Alicia’s advice to young architects: “Don’t let other people convince you that their limitations are your limitations. You can do it if you decide to.”

Dossier: Alicia Volcy, Assoc. AIA

Mike’s advice to young architects: “Understand the value of being part of a team.  ‘You can go fast alone or you can go far together.”

Dossier: AIA Pittsburgh President Mike Gwin, AIA

Larry’s advice to young architects: “Choose your own mentors. Don’t settle for an “arranged marriage” – decide who you want to learn from and pitch them on the mutual value of the relationship. I am constantly tapping new and old voices to teach me and challenge me.”

Dossier: 2018 Young Architects Forum Advisory Committee Chair Larry Fabbroni, AIA

The secret to Chitika’s success as a young architect: “I’m still figuring this one out, but I’m hoping it will turn out to be persistence.”

Dossier: 2018 AIA/YAF Liaison for AIAS at CMU Chitika Vasudeva

Aaron’s advice to young architects:  “Get actively involved in the AIA in order to surround yourself with people you will learn from and be inspired by.”

Dossier: Design Pittsburgh Jury Chair Aaron Hill, AIA





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