Julio Braga, IIDA
IA Interior Architects

Julio is a Design Principal at IA Interior Architects. In the early 90’s, he joined WalkerGroup/CNI as Design Director of the firm’s Environmental Branding Studio. In 1999, he established Braga Oris Associates, which Contract magazine named an up-and-coming Design Firm of the Year in 2004.  In his 25-year career, he has directed a broad range of domestic and international projects in metropolitan markets. His design of a new-concept store for Ford won Institute of Store Planners’ Specialty Store of the Year Award in 2002. In 2008, his design of the NY office for Interior Architects won the IFMA Design Excellence Award. In 2009, his headquarters project for Bancolombia in Medellin, Colombia won Interior Design magazine’s “Best of the Year” award, CoreNet CA Chapter Innovation award, IIDA NY Chapter Lester Dundee award and IIDA Global Design Excellence award. 


Lewis Goetz, FIIDA, FAIA
Leo A Daly

Lewis is currently a Principal and Vice President at Leo A Daly in Washington, DC. Prior to his role at Leo A Daly, he was the Founder, President and CEO of Group Goetz Architects, PC for over 30 years. Lewis has designed architectural spaces for some of America's most prestigious companies and institutions, including, NASA, World Bank, and Smithsonian Institution. His work has won numerous local and national awards including two National AIA Honor Awards. He is also a Fellow in both the American Institute of Architects and International Interior Design Association. He served as the tenth President of IIDA International (2003-2004), Chairman of the IIDA Foundation (2004-2005), Chairman of the IIDA College of Fellows (2007-2011), and served six years on the IIDA International Board of Directors.