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Amidst the buzz of our office move and the ringing of holiday bells, Rob Dower completed his Architect Registration Exam and became a licensed architect. We are pleased to congratulate Rob and share this official news.
A seven-year veteran at Strada, Rob has worked on a series of projects that cemented the firm’s reputation for cross-disciplinary, contextual design. His understanding of urban planning and architecture allows him to integrate the two at the juncture of city life and buildings, envisioning places such as Bakery Square 2.0, the Diocese of Wheeling-Charleston, and North Shore Place. He recently worked on the design and construction administration of Bakery Living I, an apartment building that is part of Bakery Square 2.0.
Rob received a Bachelor of Architecture, a Master of Architecture, and a Graduate Certificate in Urban Design from Kent State University. He served as a Studio Professor for undergraduate courses during his graduate studies. Rob recently participated in a ULI Advisory Panel focusing on development potential at Raleigh-Durham International Airport, and he continues to gain expertise as a designer and collaborator.
Strada, an industry leader in cross-disciplinary design, is excited to announce the elevation of Abby Mountain to Senior Associate. “Abby has been instrumental to Strada’s growth and success since 2002, and we are thrilled to advance her to this important position,” said Al Cuteri, firm principal and human resources leader. Abby joined Strada nearly 16 ...
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