by: AIA New York
Leadership and Firm Transitions
Danish design firm Schmidt Hammer Lassen Architects will be opening a bi-coastal practice in the US with offices in New York and San Francisco. The firm will work out of Perkins and Will studios in the two cities.
Woods Bagot has invested ERA-co, a new consultancy spanning the disciplines of urban systems and planning, user strategy, and brand experience.
Ware Malcomb has expanded to Newark, NJ. The firm also maintains offices in Princeton, NJ and New York, NY.
Firm Promotions and Hires
Deborah Berke Partners promoted eight Principals to Partners: Caroline Wharton Ewing; Terrence Schroeder, LEED AP; Arthi Krishnamoorthy, AIA, LEED AP; Rhoda Kennedy, AIA, LEED AP; Ameet Hiremath, AIA, LEED AP; Kiki Dennis, ASID; Stephen Brockman, LEED AP; and Noah Biklen, AIA, LEED AP.
Bassam Komati has been promoted to Partner at Rafael Viñoly Architects.
Cooper Robertson has elevated Erin Flynn, LEED AP, and Mike Aziz, AIA, LEED AP, to Partners.
Amanda Morgan has promoted to Principal at nARCHITECTS.
CetraRuddy has elevated Emmanuelle C. Slossberg to Principal and Erica A. LiBritz, AIA, to Associate Principal. Lindsey Doren, AIA; Patricia Duval; Keith Fuchslocher; and Sohith Perera, AIA, have been elevated to Senior Associates. Kana Ahn; Russell Kopp; and Hal Rosner were also promoted to Associates.