archimania is a collective of architects and designers in downtown Memphis, Tennessee’s South Main Historic Arts District. The collective was founded in 1995 and is led by Todd Walker, FAIA and Barry Alan Yoakum, FAIA. Both partners have been elevated to the College of Fellows (FAIA) in Design, a unique duo in our region of the country.
Each archimaniac contributes a unique range of knowledge, talents, and skill sets to form a creative and collaborative environment at archimania. The common threads, linking and driving these diverse design professionals is a passion for architecture, design excellence, and a commitment to improving the built environment.
Ranked 8th in Design by ARCHITECT magazine in 2018, archimania views each project as a unique opportunity to lead a community’s understanding of the built environment and the value of design. They have been instrumental in advancing progressive architecture within a variety of historical contexts, and have become known for delivering excellence in design with tight budget restraints. The collective has garnered more than 160 AIA awards.