Monthly Archives: February 2015

Erik J. Wilson

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AIA, Associate Principal

Mr. Wilson first joined KG+D in 1999 as an Intern Architect and then rejoined the firm in 2007 as a Project Architect after a brief hiatus. In 2009, Mr. Wilson was promoted to Associate and in 2013 he was named Associate Principal. Mr. Wilson is also the firm’s licensed Hazardous Materials Specialist.

Mr. Wilson has led project teams in the design and execution of large public projects including the NY State Judicial Institute at Pace Law School for the Unified Court System and the adaptive reuse of Arden Hill Hospital campus into Orange-Ulster BOCES’ new campus. Erik has also been the Project Architect for projects for Yonkers Public Schools, Bronxville Union Free School District, Dobbs Ferry Union Free School District, Pleasantville Union Free School District and Goshen Central School District.

In addition to his experience, Mr. Wilson’s professional background includes a mix of business planning, staffing, schedule and performance metrics development. Erik’s technical design ability, team leadership skills and global approach make him a valuable asset to the KG+D team and the firm’s clients.

Brian O. Mangan Named Associate

BrianFullSizeWe are pleased to announce that Brian O. Mangan of Bronxville, NY has been named Associate of the firm. Brian joined KG+D in 2008 and since has been responsible for conceptual design and design development as well as architectural drafting, 3-D modeling, site inspections and project coordination assistance for mid to large-scale projects.

Brian’s project experience includes educational, municipal and residential. Brian has collaborated on projects for Bronxville Union Free School District, Brewster Central School District, Orange-Ulster BOCES, The Harvey School, Eagle Hill School and Trinity Pawling School. His most recent assignments include an intricate theater renovation for Bronxville High School, a new athletic facility for The Harvey School and an adaptive reuse project that transformed an aging hospital campus into a regional education center for Orange-Ulster BOCES.

Brian holds a professionally accredited Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Pennsylvania State University and he recently completed all requirements and has been granted a License to practice Architecture in the State of New York.

KG+D’s principals, Russell A. Davidson, FAIA, Erik Kaeyer, AIA and Walter Hauser, AIA all commend Brian for his significant contributions to the firm’s success and are sure that he will be an important part of its future. His promotion reflects the firm’s commitment to building a strong and dynamic team as well as our confidence in his continued ability to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients.

KG+D Project Recognized by Learning by Design

The Henry H. Wells Middle School was cited as an Outstanding Project by Learning by Design magazine.

Sustainable features and enhanced daylighting were an integral part of the design. Some of the sustainable features include daylight dimming controls, custom-designed horizontal and vertical sun shades, a high performance building envelope, insulated window glass, high-efficiency boilers, energy recovery ventilation, a solar thermal array for domestic hot water, a partial vegetative green roofing system and recycled flooring products and finishes.

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