Asquared Studios Partner Wins National AIA Award

Tony Garcia, Co-Founder of Asquared Studios wins 2018 Young Architect of the Year Award

San Diego, California

We are proud to announce that Asquared Studios Partner, Tony Garcia, has been honored with the Young Architect of the Year Award (or the YAYA) by the national AIA. He will be honored at the 2018 AIA convention in New York City in June.

Already in his young career, Garcia has left an imprint on the profession. His talent and commitment to building a practice based on mutual respect and collaboration benefits his colleagues, clients, and the communities he serves.

Friends and Co-Founders, Tony Garcia, AIA and Jessie Whitesides, NCARB, formed Asquared Studios inc 2004. Within the construct of the current global professional economy, they have mastered the technologies that allow them to operate as one unified design studio with locations in both San Diego and Santa Rosa, California. Asquared Studios has built an award-winning portfolio of work that features projects of all scales and diverse forms of context both regionally and nationally.

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has selected 18 recipients for the 2018 AIA Young Architects Award.  This award, now in its 25th year, honors individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession early in their careers.  As a recipient of The Young Architects Award, Tony will be honored at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2018 in New York City.

About the AIA:

Founded in 1857, The American Institute of Architects consistently works to create more valuable, healthy, secure, and sustainable buildings, neighborhoods, and communities. Through more than 200 international, state and local chapters, AIA advocates for public policies that promote economic vitality and public wellbeing. Members adhere to a code of ethics and conduct to ensure the highest professional standards. AIA provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world.

To read more of Tony’s accomplishments and for a list of all honorees for the 2018 program follow the link:

AIA Press Release Link

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YAYA Award Press Release