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Yakuh Askew, AIA – Y.A. Studios, San Francisco

A San Francisco native and Principal of Y.A. studio since 2004, Yakuh Askew FAIA earned his Bachelor of Architecture degree from California Polytechnic, San Luis Obispo, California in 1998, which included an academic year in Florence, Italy. Mr. Askew is a licensed architect in the states of California and Nevada, at Y.A. studio, Mr. Askew has built a design team that has proven itself single-family residences and multi-family residences.

Y.A. studio was founded around the ideals of social responsibility within architecture; focusing on developing future skilled professionals serving the under-served and under-housed within our communities and elevating the social discourse of our built environment while minimizing its impact on the natural environment.

Yakuh is currently serving as Assistant Treasurer of the AIA San Francisco Chapter, is Treasurer for the San Francisco the Center of Architecture and Design, is a member of the University of San Francisco Architecture Advisory Board, is a member of the Lick-Wilmerding High School Board of Trustees, and is a former San Francisco Arts Commissioner.

Camille Jobe, AIA – Jobe Corral Architects, Austin

Camille Jobe, AIA, awareness of architecture came early in her life, having grown up in a house designed by a great architect. Her formal journey to the drawing board began at Texas A&M, where she received her degree in Environmental Design, and later at The University of California at Berkeley where she earned a Master’s Degree in Architecture. Her training in San Francisco influenced Camille’s mature eye for design and keen understanding for how complex and challenging ideas can be built.

Camille is a registered architect in Texas and an active leader in the community, including Leadership Austin, The Junior League of Austin, and The Austin Rowing Club. In 2022, she served as AIA Austin Chapter President, and continues to be involved in the organization.

JOBE CORRAL ARCHITECTS specializes in the design of well detailed and highly crafted structures using authentic materials. We work with the knowledge that a great project springs from a deep understanding of the site, a respectful and transparent relationship with our clients, and a full comprehension of the program.

Susan King, FAIA – Harley Ellis Devereaux, Chicago

Susan King FAIA is a Principal at the Chicago office of Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) and market sector leader.  Susan received her Bachelor of Architecture at the University of Cincinnati and her background includes Community, Housing, and Mixed Use.  Per Susan, ‘I’m proud of the social housing work I have done.  Crafting buildings that integrate social and environmental responsibilities has become a central theme of my career – one that I hope, will inspire others’.

At HED, we celebrate a legacy of creating great design together. Our collective expertise and diverse perspectives generate positive impact.  It is our promise that through the Positive Impact of design, our teams create exceptional, sustainable solutions for our clients, the community, and the world.



Burton Baldridge, AIA – Baldridge Architects, Austin

Burton Baldridge is a native Texan, originally trained as an attorney at the University of Texas at Austin. He practiced as a commercial litigator in Texas and New York until he returned to his passion for design in 1996, earning a master’s in architecture from Columbia University in 1999.

In connection with his work at Peter Gluck and Partners in New York (now Gluck +), Burton returned to Austin to act as the on-site architect and as the builder of the Floating Box House, a multiple- award winning home in West Austin. After the three-and-a-half-year construction was complete, Burton founded Baldridge Architects.

The common threads of attentive observation, perceptive design, and rigorous execution have resulted in a body of work that is well regarded, widely published, and highly awarded. Baldridge’s work spans residential, hospitality, institutional, restaurant, K-12, and higher-education projects throughout the states

Danielle Buttacavoli, AIA – Miller Hull, San Diego

Working on a variety of project scales and typologies, Danielle strives to find a balance between design, sustainability, and economy that builds social capital both within project teams and for communities. Consistently pushing the potential of her projects to maximize good for the client, the community, and the environment, Danielle co-leads the San Diego studio, bringing her commitment to spatial equity and stewardship to every design she touches.

She approaches her work with a deep knowledge of both the interrelated systems within the built environment, and the ways to build upon these relationships to find design solutions to today’s most pressing challenges.

Jenna Knudsen, AIA - CO Architects, Los Angeles

Jenna Knudsen, the managing principal of CO Architects, has led award-winning, large-scale academic, laboratory and healthcare projects on university and healthcare campuses across the country. Her groundbreaking projects demonstrate innovation in design, sustainability, and project delivery – including early use of BIM and integrated delivery, for which she has been nationally recognized. In addition to her leadership role in the wide adoption of BIM, she has continued to push for the use of tools such as computational design, virtual and augmented reality, and custom applications to advance the work.

Within both the practice and the profession, Jenna has been a long-time advocate for equal representation, spearheading initiatives to support and encourage women in architecture. Jenna received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Southern California and a Master of Science in Architecture and Urban Design at Columbia University.