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Cultural + Performing Arts

Behind every performance, museum exhibition, or cultural event is an interwoven backdrop of complex issues that design thinking can resolve. Whether designing a new venue or reimagining an existing one, we promise to create spaces that enrich the community, empower creative expression, and set the stage for cultural and economic vitality.

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Design Voice Podcast

Vanessa Kassabian, AIA.
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Design is in the Details

March 1, 2021

For Women’s History Month, we are collaborating with the Design Voice Podcast to showcase inspiring women from the firm. If you’ve ever wondered where the name of this podcast came from, it was actually inspired by a saying we have – that “everyone has a design voice.” Featured below is Principal Vanessa Kassabian, AIA.

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If you don't meet them at a gallery or sit next to them at the theater, you can find their contact info here.

Carol Duke

Cultural+Performing Arts Principal

Carol Duke

Associate AIA
Cultural+Performing Arts Principal
Carol is a Principal and business development leader in our Washington, D.C. office.

Paul Westlake

Global Cultural+Performing Arts Leader Senior Principal

Paul Westlake

FAIA, IIDA
Global Cultural+Performing Arts Leader Senior Principal
Paul is a Senior Principal and the global cultural+performing arts leader.

Christina Kruise

Business Operations Funding Specialist Associate

Christina Kruise

Business Operations Funding Specialist Associate
Christina is a business operations funding specialist in our New York office.

Dennis Bree

Cultural+Performing Arts Design Leader Principal

Dennis Bree

AIA, LEED AP
Cultural+Performing Arts Design Leader Principal
Dennis is an expert in the design of cultural and performing arts facilities, frequently leading product research, design work sessions, and detail development.

Vanessa Kassabian

Senior Design Leader Principal

Vanessa Kassabian

AIA, LEED AP
Senior Design Leader Principal
Vanessa is a Cultural+Performing Arts design leader.

Patrick Barrett

Theatrical Design Leader Senior Associate

Patrick Barrett

ASTC
Theatrical Design Leader Senior Associate
Patrick leads theater design as part of our firm’s Integrated Technology Design Group.

Roger Chang

Mechanical Engineering Leader Principal

Roger Chang

PE, LEED Fellow
Mechanical Engineering Leader Principal
Roger is a passionate advocate for integrated design and high-performance buildings, particularly within the context of historic and cultural projects.

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