Virginia Marquardt
Leads K-12 school projects and inspires future architects
38, Senior Associate Architect
DLR Group
Santa Monica

A licensed architect in Arizona and California, Virginia Marquardt specializes in project management. Recent work includes the modernization of Beverly Hills High School and the renovation and expansion of the historic Jordan High School for the Los Angeles Unified School District. During the last 10 years, she has been a volunteer for the American Institute of Architects, inspiring a new generation of professionals. Marquardt received both the 2009 AIA Arizona Young Architects Citation Award and the 2013 AIA National Young Architect Award.

She currently chairs the Young Architects Forum Advisory Committee for AIA National. In 2013, she delivered the keynote address for her alma mater, Louisiana Tech University, at its academic excellence luncheon.