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Meet Aggregate Studio

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Josh Mings, AIA | Founder and Principal

Josh Mings, AIA, Founder and Principal of Aggregate Studio, is committed to providing dignified architecture for everyone. Bringing 13 years of experience with residential and community-based projects and in all phases of projects allows teams to create the best possible projects through teamwork, critical engagement, and consensus-building. He and Aggregate Studio strive to positively impact cities, housing, and residents with dignified design, previously winning several local, state, and national awards. His previous projects have spanned the Chicagoland area and the Midwest.

Josh gives back to the community and profession, serving on AIA Chicago’s Board of Directors, on the AIA / Chicago Department of Buildings Working Group, and as co-chair of AIA Chicago’s Design Knowledge Community focusing on design excellence in Chicago’s neighborhoods. He is heavily involved in mentoring the next generation of architects by serving on design juries, mentoring, and leading the NEXUS mentorship program. Additionally, Josh is active in the community serving on Landmarks Illinois’ Skyline Council and Tulane School of Architecture’s Alumni Council.

Studio and Collaborators

Aggregate Studio is seeking a collaborative and community-focused part-time designer (approximately 20 hrs/week) with 0-5 years of experience to work on various affordable housing and community-based design projects in Chicago. The position requires a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in architecture with working knowledge of Revit, Adobe Suite, Enscape, and MS Office and will focus on design and documentation, creating presentation materials, and working closely with Aggregate’s Principal Architect. To apply, please send an email to [email protected] with the subject line “Part-Time Designer Application – Your Name” and the following:

  • Cover email (separate letter not required) indicating why you are interested in joining Aggregate and outlining your architectural experience and interests.
  • Resume
  • Portfolio (link acceptable if file is large)
  • Your contact information

Past Collaborators