Theodore Edaakie, AIA, NCARB, AICAE

Project Manager / Architect

email: tedaakie@ids-a.com

At IDS+A, Theo has had the opportunity to gain more than 9 years of experience on a wide range of projects from Master Planning, Site Planning, Interior Remodel projects, Education, Housing, Commercial and Governmental projects both as a Project Manager and Architect. IDS+A relies on Theo for key contributions in managing project teams, coordination and production of design documentation, BIM management, a keen interest in rendering and video production, development of contracts, and maintaining positive relationships with all team members and clients. Coming from Isleta Pueblo, New Mexico, he received his architectural education from the University of New Mexico, became his tribe’s first licensed architect and has since developed into a skilled professional. Also important to Theo is actively advocating for diversity in the field of architecture through his involvement in the American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers (AICAE), NCARB’s Licensure Advisory Forum and participation in the inaugural class of AIA Albuquerque’s Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program (CKLDP).

Education & Professional Credentials:

  • Master of Architecture, University of New Mexico, 2015

  • Bachelor of Arts, Architecture, University of New Mexico, 2012

  • Vice President, American Indian Council of Architects and Engineers, 2019

  • Committee Member, Licensure Advisory Forum, NCARB, 2021

  • New Mexico Architect License #5866