Is it a sign that an architectural firm is entering the big leagues when a lawyer becomes one of its key officers?
Studio/Gang Architects when it announced that Gregg Garmisa, a long-time corporate officer at WMA Consulting Engineers, has now been named Principal and General Counsel at Studio/Gang, which is about to make a big move to their own real estate later this year, as we reported on earlier this week. "Gregg's experience and knowledge will be tremendous additions to our firm, as we grow in Chicago and beyond," is Jeanne Gang's comment in the press release.
Weston Walker (collaborator on the design for the proposed Solar Cave Tower in NYC), Juliane Wolf (Writer's Theatre, Glencoe), and Todd Zima, AIA,(Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership at Kalamazoo College and the University of Chicago Campus North Residence Hall) were promoted to Design Principals. Margaret Cavenagh, AIA, was promoted to Director of Interiors, Harry Soenksen, AIA, to Technical Director, and William Emmick, AIA, to Operations Director.