Atelier Ten is excited to announce the latest promotions in the US. We invite you to celebrate their recent accomplishments this #TeamTuesday!
Devanshi Dadia, Associate, New York
Since joining Atelier Ten’s New York office in 2016, Devanshi has been heavily engaged in accelerating the decarbonization efforts for new construction and existing building projects on the east coast. She has completed detailed analysis for projects pursuing passive house equivalency & net zero energy goals and has helped projects meet their sustainability aspirations. One of her favorite projects is Project Galaxy. Devanshi enjoyed working closely with the design team in system optimization studies and looking at different ways in which the project could recover heat and be one of the largest all-electric buildings in NYC.
Sheena Zhang, Associate, New York
Sheena joined Atelier Ten’s New York office in 2017 and has since worked on some of the firm’s most ambitious projects, ranging from institutional buildings, cultural and performance centers, government facilities and school academies. One of her favorite projects is the Princeton Lake Campus project. For Sheena, the opportunity to implement campus-wide sustainability and masterplan goals and establish a new paradigm of sustainable planning was incredibly rewarding, as was the huge team effort on the project. As a Registered Architect, Sheena brings a technical understanding of the many pressures and opportunities available to her building projects, as well as a graphic language to effectively communicate with her project teams.
Devin Kasper, Human Resources and Employee Relations Specialist, San Francisco
Devin joined Atelier Ten in 2018 and has been the office manager of the San Francisco ever since. In addition to continuing as the SF office manager he’ll expand his involvement in the human resources side of our business and take a US-wide leadership role within Atelier Ten’s People & Culture group as an employee relations specialist. Devin has been influential in fostering a fun, safe and collaborative environment for the San Francisco office. From developing elaborate holiday party scavenger hunts around San Francisco to planning company-wide camping trips to managing the new SF office fit-out and move, Devin keeps the office smiling and running. In his new role, Devin is looking forward to being able to help bring in new A10ers and continually finding creative ways to keep A10 an excellent place to work.
Ellen Grossi, Senior Environmental Designer, New York
Ellen has been an integral member of Atelier Ten’s New York office since 2018. In all her work, Ellen aims to bridge the gap between the environmental design, architecture, and construction industries. She is passionate about helping clients meet their business objectives using environmentally and socially sustainable project approaches. Ellen has managed various projects that range from institutional buildings, commercial office buildings, university and masterplan projects. Notably, her work includes the Adams House Renovation at Harvard University, the Lake Campus Site Development at Princeton University, and the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University.
Radhna Saxena, Senior Environmental Designer, New York
Radhna has been a part of Atelier Ten since 2018. With a background in architecture science, Radhna has had experience in a variety of commercial, institutional, and federal projects. Her multidisciplinary approach includes energy analysis, water analysis, benchmarking, carbon management and masterplanning. Radhna has particularly enjoyed working on the Penn Medicine Radnor building in Pennsylvania that prioritizes both Sustainability and patient experience through biophilic design, rain gardens, bird safe glazing, healthy materials, and efficient energy and water systems.
Yash Hurkat, Senior Environmental Designer, New York
As one of Atelier Ten’s newly promoted senior environmental designers with a background in energy engineering, Yash has provided his experience on several commercial, university, residential and health care projects since joining Atelier Ten in 2018. His areas of expertise include energy analysis, benchmarking and carbon management. Yash’s favorite project at Atelier Ten has been the Colgate Dana Center. The innovative project tested how far we could push the adaptive reuse of an existing campus building while improving occupant thermal comfort and reducing carbon emissions by over 70%.
Lucas Wihlborg, Senior Lighting Designer, New Haven
As a member of Atelier Ten’s lighting design team since 2012, Lucas supports lighting design work with a focus on visual environments that are sensitive to the human experience and maximize energy savings. His wide range of project experience includes universities, commercial buildings, healthcare facilities, and public institutions where he has contributed to improving visual environments through innovative lighting and achieving rigorous energy goals. One of Lucas’ favorite projects to work on is the Western Australia Museum Boola Bardip, which involved close coordination with colleagues in Sydney, Bangkok, and Singapore, and resulted in a stunning outcome.
Eric Van Deusen, Environmental Designer, New York
Eric has been a member of the Atelier Ten team since 2019 and has worked on a variety of university, residential, commercial, mixed-use, and cultural projects throughout the United States. Eric’s work focuses on how architects and urban planners can address energy efficiency and environmental design. His specialties include daylighting, facade optimization, passive design, and LEED coordination. Eric is currently working on the Teddy Roosevelt Presidential Library, and it has been his favorite so far. To memorialize Roosevelt’s legacy as an environmentalist, the project takes a comprehensive approach towards environmental design and carbon management, from the restoration of the site ecology to the low embodied carbon timber structure embedded within the landscape.
Matthew Mongan, Environmental Designer, New York
Since joining Atelier Ten in 2019, Matt has worked on a variety of university, commercial, federal and transit projects nationwide. Matt has experience aiding in projects in a variety of scales that explore the efficacy of certain energy efficiency measures, analyze daylight levels, and evaluate water conservation strategies. Matt’s favorite project to work on so far at Atelier Ten has been the University of Rochester Medical Center. Not only is it his first project serving as project manager, but it is also fast-paced and has required the team to be very critical and thoughtful about recommendations given to the design team.