I-NOMA Member and Allied Professional named 2018 AIA Chicago Fellows

 Dina Griffin receiving honor as keynote for the 2017 Project Pipeline Summer Camp.

Dina Griffin receiving honor as keynote for the 2017 Project Pipeline Summer Camp.

Congratulations to Dina A. Griffin, FAIA and Patricia Saldaña Natke, FAIA on their naming as American Institute of Architects (AIA) Fellows for their exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society. Dina and Patricia are two of the ten architects awarded this year. They join the approximately 3 percent of the AIA’s members with its highest membership honor and prestigious distinction.

Dina is the President of Interactive Design Architects. She is recognized in the ‘Object Five’ category for having made the profession of ever-increasing service to society. She has held multiple leadership positions with NOMA, including the I-NOMA President, and her mission is to guide and encourage aspiring students interested in building valuable careers in architecture.

Patricia is the Founding Partner & President of UrbanWorks, an award-winning architecture, planning, and interior design firm in Chicago. She is recognized in the ‘Object One’ category for having promoted the aesthetic, scientific, and practical efficiency of the profession. UrbanWorks is a Minority Business Enterprise (MBE) and has generously hosted I-NOMA meetings in the past.

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