Angela Wolf Scott selected for 2018 AIA Young Architect Award



MacDonald & Mack Architects is pleased to announce that Angela Wolf Scott, AIA, LEED AP is one of the winners of this year's AIA Young Architect Award. The award "honors individuals who have shown exceptional leadership and made significant contributions to the profession early in their careers." This year, there are eighteen recipients from around the USA; Angela is the only one from Minnesota.


In its citation, AIA lauds Angela's leadership and expertise:


With an eye on the past, Angela Wolf Scott, AIA, works to advance architecture’s future by sharing her deep knowledge and enthusiasm for historic preservation. By seeing historic buildings as cultural, environmental, and financial resources, she has helped her firm continue to set a high bar for preservation while maintaining the integrity of our cultural heritage. . . . With a remarkable understanding of archaic systems and long-lost construction methods, Wolf Scott has received the admiration and respect of her peers. More importantly, her humble approach to projects never solicits accolades for herself and results in her clients appearing as the true champions of preservation.


(Read the full text here.)

A few of Angela's projects: Minneapolis Municipal Building clock restoration; Christ Church Lutheran masonry restoration and Historic Structure Report; Andrew Peterson Farmstead Historic Structure Report.



Angela has worked with MacDonald & Mack since 2006 and became a principal in 2015. She has a dedication to our architectural heritage and a particular interest in the intersection between historic preservation, sustainability, and the urban environment. In addition to her work at MacDonald & Mack, she is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Minnesota College of Design, where she teaches the Preservation + Sustainability course, which focuses on the critical connections between these two areas of practice.


Angela's past honors include an AIA Minnesota Young Architect Award as well as Minnesota Preservation Awards and Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Awards.


Read more about Angela on our Firm page.


Below: Mill City Museum courtyard wall assessment and restoration project.