Sarah W. Dirsa
AIA, LEED AP, NOMA Principal
Her leadership in some of KG+D’s key projects include the development of the new Pelham UFSD Hutchinson Elementary School as well as award-winning additions and renovations to Brewster CSD’s JFK Elementary School. Sarah has also developed dynamic and collaborative workspaces for Caremount Medical, Chappaqua Crossing, and Nice-Pak Products. Sarah was the recipient of a 2015 Young Architects Award from the National component of the American Institute of Architects. Sarah recently represented the firm as an educational facilities design expert for a national program entitled Reimagine America’s Schools where she participated in design workshops to create pilot projects for educational facilities.
Prior to joining KG+D Sarah served as the first ever Chair of Social Responsibility for HOK, leading the firm’s social outreach efforts across 24 locations and 1,800 employees. In this role Sarah was a core member of the pro bono design team for the William Jefferson Clinton Children’s Center, a replacement orphanage facility in Port-Au-Prince, Haiti that targeted LEED Platinum Certification.