Dattner Architects proudly announces the promotion of four new Senior Associates and three Associates. These promotions reflect these employees’ dedication to our firm, commitment to our civic architecture mission, and professional rigor.
Aaron Campbell, Lola Rodriguez, Pascale Baladi have been elevated to Associate. Our new Senior Associates are Adam Siegel, Jon King, Patrick McAffrey, and Wei Wang.
“The dedication and achievements of these seven professionals is celebrated through these promotions. They each bring a welcome and distinctive perspective to our practice, and we are excited about their continued impact on our firm and our projects.”
– Kirsten Sibilia, Managing Principal
Aaron Campbell, RA, CPHC, Associate has worked in architecture, exhibitions, fabrication, real estate development, and general contracting. These experiences shaped his understanding of how architectural knowledge operates within a larger industry context. His focus is on the design of accessible public facilities, and he is currently a team member for the design of the Hoboken Maritime Park.
Lola Rodriguez, RA, LEED AP, Associate has focused her career on projects that serve the public. She balances her broad international perspective from her training and practice as a licensed architect in Peru with her local work experience, to guide each project from conception to completion. Lola is an essential part of the team designing and building JFK’s Central Terminal Roadways and Ground Transportation Center
Pascale Baladi, AIA, Associate is fascinated with the different ways in which cultures shape the inner workings of modern urban environments, and how they influence the way humans’ paths cross, intertwine, mingle, and engage with each other. This fascination has led her to pursue design of urban multi-family residential buildings, where she hopes to contribute to the provision of safe, equitable, and affordable homes for each diverse community. Pascale was nominated for 2023 METROPOLIS’ inaugural Arch30 Event which recognizes the next generation of leadership in architecture. She is a member of the firm’s EDI Task Force.
Inspired by the city of New York, Adam Siegel, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP, Assoc. DBIA, ENV SP, PMP, Senior Associate believes in architecture’s ability to create a sustainable future through design excellence. Concentrating on the design of urban transportation and infrastructure projects, he is committed to an engaged, collaborative process that fulfills the team’s design aspirations as well as meets the needs of stakeholders. Adam’s skill as a project manager carries through to the construction site.
Jon King AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Associate has the ability to integrate and manage functionality and design goals results in built projects with enduring and sustainable value. He applies a deep understanding of high-performance building practices to his projects informed in part through continual research and collaboration with industry experts on subjects including thermal envelope assemblies and building systems.
Formally trained in both architecture and product design, Patrick McAffrey AIA, Senior Associate ’s passion for intelligent urbanism has led him to focus his work on infrastructure and transportation projects, which he believes have profound impact on the building fabric and urban lifestyles they support. Patrick is the project manager for Department of Sanitation’s (DSNY) District 3 Garage under construction in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn and the Studio Director for our Transportation/Infrastructure Studio
Wei Wang AIA, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Associate believes the architect’s role goes beyond design and function; it also uplifts communities and fosters social equity. She has experience managing projects, from mixed-use high-rise residential developments to commercial buildings. Passionate about building materials and research, Wei co-chairs the firm’s Sustainable Practice Group and AIA Committee on the Environment. She was called upon to represent the next generation of architects as the Young Architects Representative for AIA New York State.