Daniel Yudchitz, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, has been promoted to the position of director of design of LEO A DALY’s Minneapolis, Minnesota studio. In this role, he leads the studio in all matters of design strategy, project vision, culture and implementation.
Yudchitz has 18 years of experience designing projects of all scales. His approach is rooted in the belief that architecture is about allocating resources strategically to achieve maximum impact. Creating meaningful architectural expression within the boundaries of time and budget, while discovering opportunities for design impact that transcend those limitations, is key to his philosophy.
He joined LEO A DALY in 2017 as senior design architect, and has since led the design of projects for public and private clients locally and nationwide. He focuses on creating aspirational designs that reinforce a client’s mission and enhances building functionality in a sustainable, economical and impactful manner. His work has been awarded both locally and nationally.
Yudchitz is an active member of the American Institute of Architects Minnesota and is a 2020 recipient of the AIA Minnesota Young Architects Award. He contributes design mentorship an architecture portfolio reviewer and design studio critic at the University of Minnesota, and as a design critic at the Dunwoody Institute. He has served as board member of the Summit-University Planning Council and as committee chair for the neighborhood development committee. He shares thought leadership through frequent publications, speaking engagements and participation in industry groups.