Chris Dara recently joined the Giulietti / Schouten AIA Architects team as a designer. Chris holds a M.Architecture degree from the University of Detroit Mercy, School of Architecture, with a supplemental exchange program in Poland at the Warsaw University of Technology. To regard and respect the context of his new home in Portland, Chris has joined the Portland Japanese Garden Resource Committee and has connected with the local AIA Chapter. Chris values himself as a creative team member who ignites fun and adventurous activities with those around him, including a contestant in GRAY magazine’s Hot New Next – a dynamic competition celebrating innovative ideas in the Pacific Northwest, and Oregon Home Structure + Style Awards. Chris won the 2018 Oregon Home Structure + Style Award for the design of best Outdoor Entertaining Space. At Giulietti / Schouten AIA Architects, Chris is working on design development of multiple residential homes and remodels in the Portland area. Chris is tracking to become a registered architect is the state of Oregon, stay tuned.