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Palmyra Geraki, AIA

David Cordaro

Palmyra Geraki is a practicing architect, educator, writer, and editor. She is the founding principal of Palmyra PLLC, an award-winning full-service WBE-certified architecture and interior design practice based in Chicago. She is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Illinois Chicago and a Skyline Editor at the New York Review of Architecture. Before founding her own practice, Palmyra …

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Mai Sano, Student AIA Chicago

David Cordaro

Mai is in her last year at the Illinois Institute of Technology pursuing a Bachelor of Architecture degree, specializing in Architectural History and Theory, Design/Build, and Digital Design. She was born in Japan and grew up in multiple different countries. Through her life of traveling, she has looked at various architecture and experienced diverse cultures and lifestyles in different parts of the world …

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Erika Vidales, Student AIA Chicago

David Cordaro

Erika Vidales is in her final year of the Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She is working towards providing a sustainable architecture for all communities by working with its members and understanding their needs. Her goals for the future include obtaining a Masters in Architecture after gaining experience in the field.

Cesar Santoy

David Cordaro

Born and raised in Chicago and a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Technology, Cesar has worked in various facets of the AEC industry. His previous work experience in engineering, construction management, association management, and owner representation has expanded his perspective as an architect. As the firm’s Principal, Cesar focuses on process improvement, design excellence, and client satisfaction. He is …

Lynda Dossey

Lynda Dossey

David Cordaro

Lynda Dossey, AIA, is a Director at Jahn leading teams with a focus high-rise, community buildings and urban streetscapes. In addition to managing projects at Jahn/ she has been an adjunct professor at IIT and serves as AXP mentor for Jahn/ staff. Lynda frequently volunteers her time and has been an architectural tour guide, a reviewer of code revisions, a …

Sophie Ann Mendelsohn

Sophie Ann Mendelsohn, Student AIA Chicago

David Cordaro

Sophie is in her final year of the Masters of Architecture with an emphasis in the Interior Architecture program at The School of Art Institute of Chicago. She has her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is fascinated with the relationship between people and spaces. She is also very passionate about building a healthy and sustainable future for generations to come. …