GUEST SPEAKERS

 

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Alex Anmahian, AIA

Alex is a co-founder of Anmahian Winton Architects in Cambridge MA, he is also a faculty member at the the Graduate School of Design at Harvard where he received his MArch. He has won many awards for design, including the Institute Honor Awards for Architecture from AIA for the Community Rowing Boathouse in Boston, MA


Julie Snow, FAIA

Julie has taught architecture at the Graduate School of Design at Harvard, the University of Southern California, and the University of Minnesota College of Design, where she received the Ralph Rapson Award for Distinguished Teaching. Julie’s design leadership is also evidenced by her participation on juries and delivery of lectures in both academic and professional settings. She has lectured at the Walker Art Center, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the National Building Museum, as well as making keynote addresses at several AIA conferences across the country.

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Marlon Blackwell, FAIA

The office of Marlon Blackwell Architects received the 2016 Cooper Hewitt National Design Award in Architecture and ranked #1 in Design as part of the Architect 50, a national survey of architecture firms. In 2011, Marlon Blackwell Architects was recognized as the Firm of the Year by Residential Architect Magazine. The firm has earned an international design reputation through recognition of its work in many publications, including architectural design journals and books, and receiving more than 120 design awards including state, regional, national and international awards.


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Frank Harmon, FAIA

Frank Harmon Architect PA, won more AIA Design Awards than any firm in North Carolina. In 2008 he won a national design competition for the AIA NC Center for Architecture and Design in downtown Raleigh. 


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Rhonda Angerio, AIA

Rhonda is President of Smith Sinnett Architecture. She has over thirty-five years of experience designing and planning public projects. Rhonda has specialized in project management for State Construction projects over the last twenty years. Her collaborative approach to programming and design make her an asset to every project, beginning with initial concept design and following through to the inhabitation of the building. She presently serves as an officer of AIA Triangle and as president of the Association for Learning Environments, North Carolina.
Bachelor of Architecture, New York Institute of Technology


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Ann Collier, AIA

Ann  Collier is a partner and principal with Oakley Collier Architects, PA. She is responsible for daily operations within the firm. With over 23 years of experience in the design profession, she has provided specialized programming, planning, and design knowledge for many public projects. Her design experience encompasses a variety of project types including municipal, educational, institutional, and higher education facilities. She graduated from NC State University.


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Ellen Weinstein, AIA

A native of Queens, NY. Ellen has spent years in North Carolina deciphering phrases like "well, bless your heart." She's mastered the pleasantries, yet still manages to tell it like it is. Ellen is a designer's designer, a connoisseur of well-made things, from the buildings of Louis Kahn and Peter Sumthor to snowy globes and pop-up books. She received her Masters of Architecture from NC State. Shes's been a partner at Weinstein Friedlein since 1992, and in 1999 received the highest design honor for North Carolina architects, the Kamphoefner Prize.


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Kevin Montgomery, FAIA

Kevin began working at O'Brien | Atkins in 1988 and is now President, COO and Director of Architecture. He is also on the Durham Technical Community College Foundation Board and the National Organization of Minority Architects.


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Erin Sterling Lewis, AIA

Erin is a native of Illinois and grew up in Yazoo City, Mississippi. She earned a BArch from the University of Kentucky in 2002. Before founding in situ studio in 2010, Erin worked for over eight years at Frank Harmon Architect PA, where her foundation of practicing architecture with emphasis on critical design and environmental responsibility began.

Matthew Henning Griffith, AIA 

Matt received a BS in Mathematics from Davidson College and an MArch from the NCSU College of Design, where he concentrated in Urban Design and was awarded the Kamphoefner Fellowship, the Dean’s Award for outstanding service, the Faculty Design Award, and the AIA School Medal. Before founding in situ studio, Matt served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Arkansas, was a Project Designer at the University of Arkansas Community Design Center and worked in the offices of Marlon Blackwell Architect and Frank Harmon Architect.


 

Phil Freelon, FAIA - Perkins+Will

Dennis Stallings, FAIA - Clark Nexsen

Steve Schuster, FAIA - Clearscapes

Randy Lanou - Buildsense

Erik Mehlman, AIA - Buildsense

Katherine Peele, FAIA - LS3P

Mike Harwood, AIA - NC State University

Turan Duda, FAIA - Duda | Paine Architects

Roberta Fox, AIA, ASLA - City of Raleigh

Bryan Bell, AIA - DesignCorps

David Bradford AIA

Elizabeth Caliendo AIA

Zena Howard AIA

Jen Sisak AIA