November 9, 2021
by: AIA New York

Firm Transitions

Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects has announced the renaming of the firm to Pelli Clarke & Partners.

New Hires and Promotions

Heidi Blau, FAIA, LEED AP, Partner at FXCollaborative, has been appointed the firm’s new COO. Stephan Dallendorfer, AIA, RIBA, LEED AP, Partner, has been named Director of Transportation; Wendi Shafran, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Principal, has been named Director of Affordable Housing; Kimberley Petredis, IIDA, NCIDQ, LEED AP ID+C, Senior Associate, has been named Director of Residential Interiors; Wilfredo Rodríguez-Joglar, AIA, CAAPPR, has been named Design Director of Interior Architecture; and Benjamin Abelman, AICP, LEED GA, Senior Associate, has been named Director of Zoning & Predevelopment. The firm has also promoted Michael Buesing, AIA, LEED AP, CPHD; Jim Bushong, AIA, LEED AP; Sara Davis, AIA, LEED GA; and Amy Patel, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, WELL AP, to Principals; and Tyler Cukar, AICP, LEED AP ND; Ted Lampa, AIA, LEED AP; and Iva Zoretic, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, to Senior Associates. Meanwhile, Daniel Chilcote, NCIDQ, LEED GA; Christos Constantinou, AIA, LEED AP; Gavet Douangvichit, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Ram Hidalgo, LEED GA; Jais Kwon, LEED AP BD+C, CPHC; Frank Lindemann, AIA, LEED AP BD+C; Henry Pemberton, AIA, LEED GA; Thomas Reeves, AIA, LEED GA; Anna Shtobbe, LEED GA; Jason Voss, AIA, LEED GA; and Kirsten Youngren, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, CPHC, have been elevated to Associates.

nARCHITECTS has promoted David Chessrown and Suemin Jeon to Associates.

Kliment Halsband Architects has promoted Todd Tuscher, AIA, to Associate.

Institutional and Academic

Associate Professor Lucia Allais has been appointed Director of the Temple Hoyne Buell Center for the Study of American Architecture at the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, succeeding Reinhold Martin, who will step down in December 2021.

Robert Hammond will be stepping down as Executive Director of Friends of the High Line to join Therme North America as President and Chief Strategy Officer. Co-founder Joshua David will be serving as Interim Executive Director for the organization.

Julia van den Hout has been appointed Art Omi: Architecture Curator and Program Director.


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