Jun 12, 2019
HNTB Corp. hired Loreana Marciante as its emerging mobility solutions engineer, based in Bellevue. Marciante is a resource in electric vehicle solutions, supports Zero Emission Vehicle programs and helps the firm strengthen partnerships with technology solution providers. She has nearly two decades of experience in the urban built environment. She was the sustainable transportation lead within the Paul G. Allen philanthropic portfolio, where she oversaw the Smart City Challenge, a $50 million partnership with the U.S. Department of Transportation. She also worked on the Juan Santamaria International Airport expansion in Costa Rica and Sound Transit light rail in Seattle. She has a commercial real estate development background, including on Vulcan Real Estate projects.
In Seattle, global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will promoted Andy Clinch to principal, Molly Baker to senior associate and interior project designer, Daria Supp to senior associate and senior project designer, Chris Tyner to senior associate, Devin Kleiner to senior project architect and Bill Xu, Eric Nebel, Oliver Wuttig and Scott Rice to associate.
Clinch has nearly 20 years of experience leading teams and projects across industries and design types. He is particularly passionate about designing and leading projects for higher education and science and technology clients. Baker works on health care, higher education, civic and corporate building interiors and workplaces. Supp has over 14 years of experience in architectural design and has worked on health care, civic, educational and commercial development projects.
Tyner has been a senior project architect, with experience that includes large-scale projects such as multifamily, stadiums, hospitals and performing arts centers. He also leads the Seattle arm of Perkins+Will's Resilience Research Lab, exploring ways to make the built environment more resilient to natural disaster and climate change. Kleiner is the Seattle studio's sustainability leader. He delivers environmentally responsible projects to higher education and civic clients.
Xu's project experience spans from workplaces to mixed-use projects, and his relationship-building skills have helped define some of the studio's strongest partnerships. Nebel has a broad range of project experience, from custom homes to a full-city-block hospital. He carries out large projects and deliverables for a range of clients. Wuttig has helped clients with design development and project coordination, in renovations and new construction, across higher education campuses, civic spaces and science and technology facilities. Rice has over 32 years of experience as a project architect, and has worked on complex health care projects.
In Tacoma, BCRA promoted Lori Robbin, Justin Goroch, Joe Rydman, Heather Hocklander and Ben Dort to the newly created position of associate principal.
Robbin has been with BCRA for 16 years. She leads the interior design group and works in multiple markets with an emphasis in education and YMCAs. She also leads internal design initiatives. Goroch is a civil engineer who was hired 13 years ago. He works in the residential, education and YMCA markets and is market lead for the single-family residential market.
Rydman is an architect who has been with BCRA for 14 years. He is the multifamily residential market lead, with projects that have included Madison 25, Stadium Apartments and The Luke. Architect Heather Hocklander was hired 19 years ago and leads the education market. She is managing projects with Tacoma Public Schools, and the Centralia, Yelm and Peninsula school districts. She has project management and alternative project delivery experience.
Dort is a civil engineer who leads the public works market and serves parks and recreation clients. He has worked to grow BCRA's civil engineering capabilities in his 12 years with the firm. He will continue leading projects and working with local agencies, and will lead operational initiatives.
BCRA offers architecture, interior design, civil engineering, structural engineering, land use planning and landscape architecture.
Jun 05, 2019
Arup hired David Phillip Beal as an associate principal and the transportation planning leader for the Seattle office. Beal will spearhead the creation of an integrated planning practice to support Seattle-area clients. He has over 30 years of experience as a transit project manager. Most recently he was the Pacific Northwest transportation planning regional manager at Aecom. Before that, he was director of planning and development at Sound Transit for almost 10 years during the development and adoption of the ST3 transit plan. Arup provides planning, engineering, design and consulting services.
Seattle-based Johnston Architects hired Siyao Zhang as a designer, Kieran McGuire as an architect, Pearl Hanna as an interior designer and Jasmyn Bennett as an office assistant. Zhang holds a bachelor of architecture degree from Tsinghua University in Beijing and a master of architecture from the University of Michigan. She has interned with MAD architects in Beijing and was an intermediate architectural designer at Ellumus in Bellevue.
McGuire has a bachelor of architecture degree from Washington State University and a master of architecture degree from Virginia Tech. His experience ranges from high-end residential to high-rise commercial mixed-use spaces and includes redevelopment of Denver Union Station. Hanna has a bachelor of design in interior design from the University of Florida and will design spaces that enhance occupants' well-being. Bennett has a bachelor's in family and consumer sciences, apparel, textiles and design from the University of Idaho. She has worked in event production, shoe product development and fashion apparel development.
In Seattle, AHBL hired Margot Chalmers and Brooke Vail as landscape designers and promoted Caroline Templeton to senior landscape project manager and Craig Skipton to director of landscape architecture for Western Washington. In Tacoma, it promoted Sarah Singleton Schroedel to senior landscape project manager. In Tri-Cities, it promoted Nicole Stickney to planning project manager. In Spokane, AHBL promoted Craig Andersen to director of landscape architecture for Eastern Washington.
Chalmers has a bachelor's in environmental studies from the University of Vermont and is a graduate of the University of Washington's masters of landscape architecture program. Vail has an undergraduate degree from Colgate University and a master in landscape architecture from North Carolina State University. She has a portfolio of commercial and residential projects, and experience with design-build projects in the Seattle area. Templeton specializes in educational projects, municipal work and private development. She joined AHBL in 2015 with work that included a Napa winery and accessible outdoor spaces for schools in the Puget Sound region. Skipton has spent 16 years designing natural spaces. He joined AHBL in 2016 with experience as a landscape architect, environmental scientist, educator and farmer.
Singleton Schroedel was hired in 2005. The landscape architect has worked on commercial, residential and institutional projects in the Pacific Northwest. Her residential work has been featured in Architectural Digest, The New York Times, HGTV, The Seattle Times and Garden Design magazine. Stickney joined the firm's Tri-Cities planning department in 2015 with experience as a land use planner, economic development manager, and as a program manager for U.S. Army Europe. Her experience includes policy development, code writing, environmental analysis and development review. Andersen was hired in 2011 and has been a critical part of the company's growth in Eastern Washington and the success of its Spokane office. He has spent over 19 years as a landscape architect, community planner and project manager, and has experience in education, public work, residential and commercial design in the Northwest. His public sector work includes pocket parks, convention centers, streetscapes, playgrounds and schools.
Blueline hired Steven Baker as a project engineer and Boden Dechaine as a construction inspector on public works projects. They work in the Kirkland and Mill Creek offices, respectively. Baker has a bachelor's in civil engineering from New Mexico State University and was an engineer for Pacheco Koch Consulting Engineers in Dallas. He will work on commercial site development and public works projects. Dechaine has a bachelor's in administrative management from Central Washington University and an associate's of technical arts in construction management. He was a project engineer for Dirt Cheap Inc., which specializes in outdoor plumbing. Blueline provides civil engineering, land use planning and landscape architecture.