Angela Spadoni joins Skender as director of residential architecture

Angela Spadoni, AIA, has joined Skender as director of residential architecture, where she will oversee multifamily design projects, including the design of housing modules produced in Skender’s new Chicago manufacturing facility. With more than 10 years of international and domestic experience, Spadoni brings to Skender an impressive background in multifamily, condominium, retail and high-rise design.

“We are thrilled to welcome Angela Spadoni to our team,” said Skender chief design officer Tim Swanson. “Angela’s expertise in innovative residential design is exactly what we need as we grow our multifamily team and expand our modular capabilities. We will look to her leadership to continue to push our design capabilities forward.”

Prior to joining Skender, Spadoni was a director at bKL Architecture in Chicago. She oversaw the design of numerous large-scale apartment high-rises in Chicago, including three towers on North Lake Shore Drive and East Wacker Drive; Union West, comprising two 15-story apartment towers in the West Loop and was a member of the design team for Wolf Point West, a 48-story LEED Silver luxury tower in River North.

She also helped design The Selby, a 49-story luxury apartment tower in Toronto. Other notable projects include two mid-rise buildings for Chicago’s K-12 GEMS World Academy, as well as a privately-owned, 10-story residential building geared towards Northwestern University students in Evanston.

“I am thrilled to join Skender at such an exciting time in its reinvention,” said Spadoni. “I’m passionate about bringing high-quality design to Midwest multifamily developments, and helping Skender to disrupt the industry with its modular capabilities.”

Spadoni earned a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in design from Arizona State University. An active member in Chicago’s architecture community, Angela currently serves as vice chair of the Urban Land Institute’s Local Chicago Product Council.