Thomas Jacobs Wins AIA Young Architect Award

The American Institute of Architects (AIA) has named IIT College of Architecture Adjunct Associate Professor Thomas Jacobs as a recipient of the 2012 Young Architect Award. The annual award recognizes young architects who demonstrate exceptional leadership and have made significant contributions to the profession. Along with his work at IIT College of Architecture, Jacobs is a principal at Krueck + Sexton Architects and is an active advocate for local community development and planning.

Thomas Jacobs has been contributing to our built environment throughout his 16 year career in ways that define leadership for our next generation of Architects. He has been an integral part in the creation of some of the best buildings in Chicago and beyond. As Principal and Project Architect with Krueck + Sexton, Tom’s success is rooted in his ability to contribute to teams and partnerships through clear communication, critical thinking, and creativity. As a leader in the truest sense of the word, Tom rigorously challenges assumptions in pursuit of prudent approaches, and charismatically brings out the best of a process, of a building, and most importantly, of all people involved. Read more