Sep 30, 2015
In its Seattle office, NAC Architecture hired Liz Katz as a project architect, Jordyn Prince as a marketing coordinator, Kyle West and Trent Best as electrical engineers, and Iris Yuhui Xu, Brandon McLaughlin, Chris Schwalbe and Grace Soejanto as architectural designers. Katz has experience in education and multifamily projects, with four years at Stantec Architecture in Houston, Texas, and three years at Long Architect in Beaumont, Texas. She is working on Black Diamond Elementary School. Prince holds a bachelor's in advertising and multimedia from the University of Oregon. She has experience in marketing and design for education and health care. West holds a bachelor's in electrical engineering from the University of Washington—Bothell and was a research engineer. Best has over ten years of experience in BIM modeling and electrical engineering. He was a nuclear electrician for the Navy and worked for Blu Homes. Xu holds a bachelor's in architecture from the University of Hong Kong and a master's in architecture from Harvard University, Graduate School of Design. She is working on the Enumclaw High School modernization. McLaughlin was with Klai Juba Wald Architects in Las Vegas. He is working on the Enumclaw High project. Schwalbe holds a bachelor's in environmental design and a master's of architecture from Montana State University. He was with Ensitio Design and is working on Bennett Elementary School. Soejanto holds a bachelor's in architectural studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. She interned with W Office in Indonesia, and is working on Black Diamond Elementary. NAC provides planning, design, engineering, and capital facilities consulting services, with offices in the western U.S.
Mahlum named JoAnn Hindmarsh Wilcox associate principal and PJ Bauser an associate. Wilcox is design lead for the education studio. She was responsible for Wilkes Elementary School, which won a 2014 National AIA Committee on Architecture for Education Design Excellence Award. Bauser has been with the firm for eight years and is in its health care studio. He worked on the Peace Island Medical Center on San Juan Island.
In its Seattle office, Sazan Group hired Robert Hamilton as a senior mechanical engineer and project manager and Mike Rayburn as a senior project manager. Hamilton has over 30 years of mechanical engineering and multidiscipline project management experience. Rayburn has over 30 years of experience in the industry and has managed multi-disciplinary projects. Sazan provides mechanical, electrical and fire protection engineering, technology systems consulting, commissioning, and owner representation services, with an office also in Portland.
Ben Helms, an electrical engineer with DEI Electrical Consultants in Spokane Valley, earned his engineer license in Washington and California. He is working on the Eastern Washington University Campus security master plan. DEI provides engineering, design, management and installation of electrical systems.
Sep 23, 2015
Kirkland-based Freiheit & Ho Architects hired Brittany Brown as a senior interior designer, Adrian Ho as an architectural designer II, Diane Vandewall as marketing manager, and Clarissa Costa Lima, Emily Stein, Carrie Goforth and Mackenzie Sims as architectural designers. Brown has eight years of experience and specializes in commercial interiors. Ho has three years of experience and specializes in commercial, retail and master planning. Vandewall has 17 years of experience. Costa Lima has two years of experience and specializes in retail and commercial design. Stein holds a bachelor's of architecture from Penn State University and specializes in interiors and design. Goforth holds a master's of architecture from Northeastern University and specializes in commercial tenant improvements and interiors. Sims has two years of experience, with work that includes community-based projects. Freiheit & Ho provides architectural and interior design.
BHC Consultants hired Greg Mockos as a project engineer. Mockos has nine years of experience that includes domestic and industrial wastewater treatment design and commissioning, CSO conveyance design, pump station and pipeline design, stormwater collection and treatment, and utility system planning. BHC is a Seattle-based engineering, planning and code compliance consulting firm.
SHKS Architects promoted Laura Lenss to principal and shareholder. Lenss joined SHKS in 2005, and has focused on complex reuse and rehabilitation projects. She is designing the Brain Studio for the Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences at the University of Washington. SHKS Architects designs buildings and sites.
The Blueline Group hired Mitch Boyd as an engineer. He holds a bachelor's in environmental engineering from University of Portland and participated in a culvert design project in Honduras through Engineers Without Borders. Blueline provides civil engineering consulting services.