The global architecture and design firm Perkins+Will announced the promotions of four designers in its Chicago studio. The promoted employees are Aimee Eckmann, FAIA, ALEP, LEED AP BD+C; Adana Johns, LEED AP BD+C; Jessica Figenholtz, AIA, LEED AP BD+C and Andrew Hausmann, RA, NCARB, LEED AP.
Eckmann has been promoted to principal in the firm’s pre-K-12 education practice. Eckmann holds specific expertise in educational facilities planning and design. She is excited to continue to work with clients to translate their needs into meaningful learning spaces. Some of her key projects include William Jones College Preparatory High School (Chicago), Campus International School (Cleveland), Dena’ina Elementary School (Palmer, Alaska) and multiple ongoing projects at Shanghai American School (Shanghai, China).
Johns has been promoted to associate principal in the firm’s science and technology practice. Johns is committed to the continued growth of the practice and collaborates on projects with higher education, government, municipal, industrial and commercial team leaders. Some of her key projects include the Fermilab National Accelerator Laboratory and Integrated Engineering Research Center (Batavia, Illinois), Northwestern University Louis A. Simpson and Kimberly K. Querrey Biomedical Research Center (Chicago) and the University of Cincinnati Gardner Neuroscience Institute (Cincinnati).
Figenholtz has been promoted to associate principal in the firm’s higher education practice. Figenholtz is a recognized expert among some of the world’s leading higher education institutions, bringing together planning, redevelopment and sustainability to deliver high impact and create strong value for clients and communities. Some of her key projects include Northwestern University Abbott Hall, Heating Plant and 345 East Superior Street Feasibility Study (Chicago), Bowling Green State University’s Maurer Center College of Business (Bowling Green, Ohio) and the University of Cincinnati Health Sciences Building (Cincinnati).
Hausmann has been promoted to associate principal. Hausmann’s portfolio includes a number of significant higher education, institutional and corporate projects across the country and the world. He works closely with clients to translate programmatic needs into functional interior spaces that support healthy learning and working environments. Some of Hausmann’s key projects include Northwestern University Simpson Querrey Biomedical Research Center (Chicago), OCLC Kilgour Building Renovation (Dublin, Ohio) and multiple ongoing projects at Shanghai American School (Shanghai, China).