In recognition of their demonstrated leadership, dedication to our firm and our values, and passion for civic architecture, Dattner Architects is proud to announce the promotions of our four new Associates: Gustavo Munoz, Brandon Wang, Kristy Phillips, and Matthew Barlow.
“Our four new associates each bring a unique perspective to our practice. We are grateful for their commitment and accomplishments—and quite excited to have them join the leadership of our associates group.” — Kirsten Sibilia, Managing Principal
Gustavo Munoz AIA
With over 30 years of experience, Gustavo Munoz’s architectural expertise is in constructability and detailing. He is passionate about seeing projects come together in the field, and uses this passion to bring mixed-use, affordable housing developments to life. Gus has previous experience working directly for general contractors, developers, as well as having his own firm.
Brandon Wang RA
Brandon Wang approaches design with conceptual tact and environmental sensitivity. He is invested in architecture that supports and propels the infrastructural operations of cities, and promotes civic spaces. Brandon has contributed to infrastructure projects and competitions of different scales in forms of research, working drawings, visualizations, and fieldwork. He serves as a Studio Resource Leader for the firm’s Transportation and Infrastructure studio as well as a Co-Chair for the Sustainable Practice Group.
Kristy Phillips AIA
Kristy Phillips is interested in the environmental and social implications of her work, and focuses on designing spaces that educate, inspire, and expose people to humanized design, natural materials, and thoughtful craftsmanship. She has experience working on a variety of projects types, including schools, community centers, office buildings, and mixed-use residential developments.
As Proposal and Business Development Director, Matthew Barlow leads new business development initiatives and works closely with firm leadership, design teams, and clients to develop thoughtful, tailored proposals. He is dedicated to fostering and promoting the vitality of the design process, and the evolving impact it has on the communities and environments it serves.