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Background on Youngman & Company, Inc Architectural Firm:
|Personnel||:||Licensed architects and other architectural school graduates, interns, administrative and secretarial.|
|Project Types||:||Corporate/Commercial, Health Care Institutions, Broadcast Communications, Hospitality and Residential. Certain projects involve Adaptive Reuse and Historical Renovation|
|Background||:||Youngman & Company, Inc. is an established firm engaged in the practice of architecture and interior design. The company was formed in 1983 by its two principals, H. Michael Youngman and Angelene A. Youngman, locating their office in downtown Chicago. The principals' combined professional experience exceeds sixty years, including their prior association with several leading Chicago architectural firms.
The scope of services offered by Youngman & Company, Inc. includes a broad spectrum of architectural and interior design services for both new building construction, as well as renovating existing structures. The design of interior spaces for health care institutions, corporate facilities, broadcast communications, hospitality, adaptive reuse, historical renovation and residential are among the areas where the firm has special expertise.
The firm's structure permits it to offer highly individualized service from its principals and project management and be more responsive to client needs. Over the years the firm has been the recipient of both service and design awards.
|Firm Philosophy||:||Youngman & Company, Inc. emphasizes quality of design and individualized service attained thru team participation with the client. Youngman & Company's objective is to provide design which is highly functional and cost effective, has lasting esthetic quality and environmentally compatible.|
H. Michael Youngman, AIA, Principal
Co-founded Youngman & Company, Inc. in 1983. Directs the architectural practice of the firms. Major responsibilities include administration, project management, design and technical coordination of architectural and interior design projects. Prior to establishment of the firm, he has had over fifteen years of professional architectural experience with leading design firms in Chicago including Perkins & Will and the predecessor firm to VOA. He has served apprenticeship with architectural firms in Des Moines, Iowa, Miami, Florida and London, England.
CERTIFICATION, LICENSURE AND EDUCATION
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards Certified, 1973 to present
State of Illinois Architectural License, 1971 to present
State of Iowa Architectural License 1973 to present and has met the state's continuing education requirements on an annual basis.
City of Chicago, Registered Energy Professional for Commercial Buildings, 2001
Bachelor of Architecture Degree, 1967, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa
PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP AND ACTIVITIES
Corporate Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), 1977 to present
|AIA Illinois,||Board of Directors 1991 to 1997
Archipages, Publications Committee, 1992 to 2001; Chairman, 1994 thru 2001
|AIA Chicago,||Board of Directors, 1988 to 1995
Strategic Planning Committee, 1994 to 1995
Interior Architecture Steering Committee1980-1989, Chairman 1988
Student Affairs Committee, 1977 to 1980, Chairman 1978 to 1980
Rotary/One - Rotary Club of Chicago, 2000 to present
Habitat for Humanity, Lake County, Illinois, Architectural Services from 1999 to present
Dallas County Development, Inc., Dallas County, Iowa, 1999 to present
Angelene Alvarez Youngman, Principal
In addition to its principals who actively engage in the day-to-day design and follow-up of projects, the core of the firm's staff is made up of architectural and interior design personnel, typically holding college degrees in their field. There is support staff as well to assist in the firm's overall operations.
To supplement our architectural and interior design staff, YCI engages the services of consultants, especially engineering, as is appropriate to a particular project to provide comprehensive services to our clients. On certain projects, depending on size and/or distance, YCI collaborates with other design firms to form a more expansive team of professionals.
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