Architect Aurelien Tsemo is a Senior Project Leader in Studio Gang’s Chicago office, where he leads design teams for public and educational projects. He is an experienced project architect with a thoughtful, thorough, and technical approach and has completed projects of varying scales from concept through construction. An active member and former board member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the National Organization for Minority Architects (NOMA), Aurelien was awarded the 2013 AIA Alan Madison Award and NOMA’s Professional Citation in 2005 for his work on the Coyne American Institute in Chicago, Illinois.
Born in Cameroon and educated in Paris, Aurelien received a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois, Chicago, and his DPLG (Diplome Par Le Gouvernement) from L’Ecole d’architecture UP3 in Versailles, France. An avid musician and ambassador of African culture, Aurelien was the 2013 Board Chairman of the Afro Entertainment Awards and believes in using art and music as a means of promoting cultural togetherness.
Registrations & Certifications
Registered Architect, Illinois
Member, American Institute of Architects
Certified, National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
Member of National Organization of Minority Architects (NOMA), Illinois Chapter