Dara Youngdale, AIA, LEED AP
Principal

Ms. Youngdale has been an architect with HKIT since 1986. Her experience is focused on educational projects with a specialization in public and private schools. She is a particularly talented programmer, as well as planner and designer. Dara earned a Masters Degree in Architecture from M.I.T. and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley.

Project I'm most proud of

Glenview Elementary School

My favorite thing about working at HKIT

The culture, talent and of course, the people!

Favorite pastimes

Being outdoors, walking, hiking, traveling, and reading escapist novels

If I could choose another profession, it would be…

An artist or a travel guide

How long I have been at HKIT

31 years

Area of expertise

Schools, programming, planning