Two Join the Design and Production Team in Orlando

Brandon Wong and Jimmy Delvalle join the firm’s Orlando Office providing architectural design and production skills. Brandon has 4 years of experience in the industry having completed commercial and entertainment projects. He earned his Bachelor of Design from the University … Continued

Two Join the Design and Production Team in Orlando
New Construction Administrator Joins Orlando Office

New Construction Administrator Joins Orlando Office

Peter Spooner joined the Orlando Office as a Construction Administrator with over 14 years of experience. He received his Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Design from the University of Florida and is a LEED® Accredited Professional. Peter has a … Continued

Completion of P.K. Yonge Middle-High School

P.K. Yonge, which is affiliated with the University of Florida as a developmental research school, has a new middle-high school building for its secondary students. The new 3-story building was designed to be energy efficient and foster collaboration at all … Continued

Completion of P.K. Yonge Middle-High School
Jacqueline Bradley & Clarence Otis Family Branch Boys & Girls Club Opens

Jacqueline Bradley & Clarence Otis Family Branch Boys & Girls Club Opens

The new, state-of-the-art Bradley-Otis Family Branch of the Boys & Girls Club opened in Orlando’s West Lakes community. The facility has a modern aesthetic and incorporates the latest technology to create a multi-use and diverse environment for children of various … Continued

Patrick Rauch Joins UCP of Central Florida Board

Patrick Rauch, who is a part of the design team for the new Healthy West Orange campus in Winter Garden, has been appointed as a Board Member of the UCP of Central Florida. As a Principal of the firm, Patrick … Continued

Patrick Rauch Joins UCP of Central Florida Board
Two Join the Design and Production Team in Orlando Office

Two Join the Design and Production Team in Orlando Office

Marco Ibarra and Ilse Rojas join the firm’s Orlando Office providing architectural design, production and project management skills to the team. Marco has 25 years of experience as an architectural project manager and designer with recent commercial, educational, healthcare, hospitality … Continued

SchenkelShultz Wins 3 FEFPA Awards

For the 7th straight year, SchenkelShultz took home a 1st Place Award in the Architectural Showcase at the Florida Educational Facilities Planners Association’s (FEFPA) Winter Conference. We won 1st Place awards in the high school, college and university categories for … Continued

SchenkelShultz Wins 3 FEFPA Awards
Lizette Irizarry Joins the Orlando Office

Lizette Irizarry Joins the Orlando Office

Lizette Irizarry brings 10 years of experience to the firm’s Orlando office serving in an administrative role as a Receptionist and Construction Administration Assistant. She has previous experience in the industry and brings strong communication and organization skills to the … Continued

Two New Architects in Orlando Office

Andrew Hansen and Saji Matuk joined the Orlando Office as Project Architects. Andrew has 6 years of experience and is a Registered Architect in Florida and California. He has completed a variety of projects including theme parks both locally and … Continued

Two New Architects in Orlando Office
Next Generation of Leadership

Next Generation of Leadership

SchenkelShultz Architecture is pleased to announce that it has named the next generation of firm leaders – Ekta P. Desai AIA, Daniel C. Laggan AIA, J. David Torbert AIA and Michelle Chandler. These leadership changes reflect a thoughtful and strategic … Continued

Leah Lilly Joins Orlando Office

Leah Lilly joins SchenkelShultz as Marketing Manager in the firm’s Orlando Office. She has over 12 years of marketing experience in the architecture/engineering/construction industry and is a member of SMPS Central Florida Chapter. Leah earned her Bachelor of Science in … Continued

Leah Lilly Joins Orlando Office
SchenkelShultz Adds Interior Designer to the Team

SchenkelShultz Adds Interior Designer to the Team

Beth Kafka is a Florida licensed Interior Designer and will be an integral part of the design team in the firm’s Orlando office. She has over 8 years of experience and earned her Bachelors of Design from the University of … Continued

New Project Architect in Orlando Office

Aaron Chayovan joined the firm’s Orlando Office and will serve as Project Architect. He is a Registered Architect and Interior Designer in Florida with over 18 years of experience. Aaron earned his Master of Architecture and Bachelor of Science in … Continued

New Project Architect in Orlando Office
Lyndia Mesidor Joins the Orlando Office

Lyndia Mesidor Joins the Orlando Office

Lyndia Mesidor brings more than 10 years of experience to the firm’s Orlando office as a Designer. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Florida A&M University and is a LEED® Green Associate. Lyndia has worked on a variety … Continued

SchenkelShultz Names Ekta Desai Partner and Design Lead

SchenkelShultz Architecture is pleased to announce that Ekta Prakash Desai AIA has been named Partner and Design Lead at the firm. Desai first joined SchenkelShultz in 2006 as an architectural intern. After graduation, she cultivated her creative roots for eight … Continued

SchenkelShultz Names Ekta Desai Partner and Design Lead
UCP West Orange Campus Breaks Ground

UCP West Orange Campus Breaks Ground

The groundbreaking ceremony was held for UCP of Central Florida’s new expansion campus in Winter Garden. The UCP Healthy West Orange campus will give students access to state-of-the-art education and therapy programs. The new school will include classrooms for students … Continued

DoDEA’s Parker Elementary School Opens

LTG (R) Ellis D. Parker Elementary School opened its doors to students and staff at Fort Rucker in Alabama. Located in the home of Army Aviation, the new school design incorporated aviation elements to represent the culture and significance of … Continued

SchenkelShultz Adds Marketing Coordinator

SchenkelShultz Adds Marketing Coordinator

Samantha Reinneck joins the firm’s Orlando Office full-time as a Marketing Coordinator. She started with SchenkelShultz in May 2019 as an Intern and has been an integral part of the Marketing Team. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in … Continued

SchenkelShultz Adds 2 to Construction Administration Team

Robert Vella joined the team as Construction Administrator in March. Robert has over 40 years of experience in the AEC industry, including 6 previous years working for SchenkelShultz. Stephanie Landestoy joined the firm’s Orlando office in January as a Construction … Continued

SchenkelShultz Adds 2 to Construction Administration Team
New Project Architect in Orlando Office

New Project Architect in Orlando Office

Zoran Lozanovski joined the firm’s Orlando Office in March and will serve as Project Architect. He is a Registered Architect in Florida and California with over 10 years of design experience. Zoran received his Master of Architecture and Bachelor of … Continued

Nathalie White Joins the Fort Myers Office

Nathalie White brings 10 years of experience to the firm’s Fort Myers office as a Designer. She has worked a variety of project types, including commercial and healthcare. Nathalie holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture from the University of … Continued

Nathalie White Joins the Fort Myers Office
OIA South Airport Project Wins USGBC Leadership Award

OIA South Airport Project Wins USGBC Leadership Award

SchenkelShultz was honored to be a part of the team to accept the Innovative Public Project Award from USGBC Central Florida for OIA’s South Airport Automated People Mover (APM). The APM is the first LEED® v4 certified project on the Airport’s … Continued

OCPS High School Site 80 Breaks Ground

The groundbreaking ceremony took place for Orange County Public Schools’ new High School Site 80 located in Orlando’s Dr. Phillips area. The new school is designed for nearly 3,000 students and will provide relief for two nearby high schools. This … Continued

OCPS High School Site 80 Breaks Ground
Groundbreaking for New Boys & Girls Club

Groundbreaking for New Boys & Girls Club

The groundbreaking ceremony was held for the new Jacqueline Bradley and Clarence Otis Family Boys & Girls Club in Orlando’s West Lakes neighborhood. The youth recreation facility is designed with a variety of spaces, including a health and lifestyles room, … Continued

SchenkelShultz Wins 2 FEFPA Awards

Tohopekaliga High School in Osceola County and P.K. Yonge Middle-High School at the University of Florida both won 1st Place Awards in the Architectural Showcase presented by the Florida Education Facilities Planners’ Association (FEFPA) at the Winter Conference. SchenkelShultz is … Continued

SchenkelShultz Wins 2 FEFPA Awards
Tom Chandler Appointed as Chairman of the Catholic Foundation of Central Florida

Tom Chandler Appointed as Chairman of the Catholic Foundation of Central Florida

Tom Chandler’s nomination to serve as the Chairman for the Catholic Foundation of Central Florida was announced at the organization’s annual meeting. This honor is a result of more than 8 years dedicated to the Foundation as a Board Member … Continued

Polk County High School AAA Breaks Ground

The groundbreaking ceremony was held for Polk County Public Schools’ new High School AAA. The 21st century school will accommodate 2,500 students and meet the needs of the growing community. SchenkelShultz designed the new high school to be flexible and … Continued

Polk County High School AAA Breaks Ground
Soraya Saffouri Joins the Orlando Office as a Project Architect

Soraya Saffouri Joins the Orlando Office as a Project Architect

Soraya has five years of professional design experience and holds a Master of Architecture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a focus in Architecture, both from Savannah College of Art and Design. She is a Registered Architect and is … Continued

Michelle DeLora Receives Prestigious LEED Fellow Designation

Michelle DeLora, Associate Principal, is among the 2019 Class of LEED Fellows honored by the Green Business Certification Inc. A total of 29 individuals achieved the LEED Fellow designation and will be recognized at the USGBC Leadership Awards Ceremony in … Continued

Michelle DeLora Receives Prestigious LEED Fellow Designation
New High School Design in St. Johns County

New High School Design in St. Johns County

SchenkelShultz is designing the first new high school for St. Johns County Schools since 2008. The school will be collaborative, innovative and focused on the way 21st century students learn. Check out the article in the St. Augustine Record

New Fire Station and Evidence Center in DeLand

SchenkelShultz is excited to collaborate with The City of DeLand and the DeLand Fire Department on the design their new Fire Station 81 and with DeLand Police on their new Evidence Center. Check out the article in the Daytona Beach … Continued

New Fire Station and Evidence Center in DeLand
DBIA ARFF Wins FDOT Award

DBIA ARFF Wins FDOT Award

The state-of-the-art, new Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) Station at Daytona Beach International Airport replaced an outdated facility that was designed in  the 1970s. SchenkelShultz created a new station that efficiently provides fire services 24-hours a day and includes multi-vehicle … Continued

Natalia Aguzino, David Garey and Charlie Muzeka Join Orlando Office

Natalia Aguzino joins SchenkelShultz as a Designer with 7 years of professional design experience. She holds a Master of Architecture from the University of Florida, as well as a Bachelor of Design from the University of Central Florida and an … Continued

Natalia Aguzino, David Garey and Charlie Muzeka Join Orlando Office
UCF Resource Management Warehouse Hall Earns LEED® Silver Certification

UCF Resource Management Warehouse Hall Earns LEED® Silver Certification

The University of Central Florida’s Resource Management Warehouse was expanded to include 7,500 SF of additional space for the department. The project achieved LEED® Silver certification from the U.S. Green Building Council and includes storage space, a postal retail center, … Continued

Mardochee Thelusma and Lauren Volley Join Orlando Office

Mardochee Thelusma joins SchenkelShultz as a Designer. He has two years of professional design experience and holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Washington in Seattle and a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Florida. Lauren … Continued

Mardochee Thelusma and Lauren Volley  Join Orlando Office
UCF Trevor Colbourn Hall Earns LEED<sup>®</sup> Gold Certification

UCF Trevor Colbourn Hall Earns LEED® Gold Certification

The University of Central Florida’s new Trevor Colbourn Hall replaces one of the oldest buildings on the main campus with a modern office building housing more than 20 University Departments and Programs. The facility achieved LEED® Gold Certification from the … Continued

SchenkelShultz Announces Promotions

Patrick G. Rauch, AIA, has been promoted to Principal in the firm. He has spent his 12-year career at SchenkelShultz and specializes in educational design. Promoted to Associate Principal are Ekta P. Desai and Iris Zayas. Ekta is passionate about … Continued

SchenkelShultz Announces Promotions
Milestone Anniversaries for 8 Employees

Milestone Anniversaries for 8 Employees

J. Thomas Chandler, President & CEO, is celebrating his 40th year with the firm. He has spent his entire career with SchenkelShultz, joining the firm in 1979 and becoming a registered architect in 1982. Tom moved to Central Florida in … Continued

Millennium Middle School Wins FEFPA Award

SchenkelShultz was honored a 1st Place award in the Architectural Showcase presented by the Florida Educational Facilities Planners’ Association (FEFPA). In the Middle School category, SchenkelShultz received an award for the outstanding design of Seminole County Public School’s Millennium Middle … Continued

Millennium Middle School Wins FEFPA Award
SchenkelShultz designs 2 new projects for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida

SchenkelShultz designs 2 new projects for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida

SchenkelShultz is designing the innovative new 31,543 SF Jacqueline Bradley and Clarence Otis Family Boys & Girls Club in Orlando’s West Lakes neighborhood. Designed to serve as a true community asset, the new facility will create opportunities for children and … Continued

Kevin Beil joins SchenkelShultz as Construction Administrator

Kevin Beil is a 20-year veteran working in architecture and construction management. He is a state licensed inspector and holds an Associate’s degree in Drafting Technology from California University of Pennsylvania.

Kevin Beil joins SchenkelShultz as Construction Administrator
Ekta Desai joins SchenkelShultz as Designer

Ekta Desai joins SchenkelShultz as Designer

Ekta Desai has 8 years of professional design experience with a Masters of Architecture from Washington University in St. Louis and a Bachelor of Design from the University of Florida. Among her most recent honors in 2017, she received the … Continued

Arturo Cotto and Carol Perez join SchenkelShultz as Project Designers

Art Cotto has 29 years of professional design experience and holds an Associate’s degree in Building Construction Technology from Liceo de Arte & Tecnologia in Puerto Rico.   Carol Perez has over 30 years of professional design experience and holds … Continued

Arturo Cotto and Carol Perez join SchenkelShultz as Project Designers
Scott Werley joins Orlando Office as Construction Administrator

Scott Werley joins Orlando Office as Construction Administrator

Scott Werley is a 32-year veteran of the construction administration field and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from the University of Florida.

Michelle DeLora receives WELL AP credential

Michelle L. DeLora, AIA, LEED® AP BD+C, WELL AP, Associate Principal, is now a WELL Accredited Professional. This prestigious credential is globally held by only 3,120 professionals. Well AP showcases expertise in the WELL Building Standard™ and a commitment to … Continued

Michelle DeLora receives WELL AP credential
Jesus Maldonado joins Orlando Office as Project Designer

Jesus Maldonado joins Orlando Office as Project Designer

Jesus Maldonado has 25 years of professional design experience and holds a Master of Architecture degree from Central University of Venezuela. He is also a member of NCARB and Associate Member of the American Institute of Architects.

Sheyda Livingston and Alex Straughn join SchenkelShultz as Designers

Sheyda Livingston holds a Bachelor’s of Design in Architecture from the University of Central Florida, where she also served as Vice President of the American Institute of Architects’ Student Member UCF Chapter. She is currently pursuing her Master of Architecture … Continued

Sheyda Livingston and Alex Straughn join SchenkelShultz as Designers
UF Newell Hall wins 2018 Meritorious Achievement Award from the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation

UF Newell Hall wins 2018 Meritorious Achievement Award from the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation

The University of Florida’s Newell Hall was awarded the 2018 Meritorious Achievement Award for Green Buildings. The Florida Trust for Historic Preservation presented the award to the LEED® Gold Certified building as part of its 2018 Florida Preservation Awards. SchenkelShultz, … Continued

SchenkelShultz Ranks as a Top Design Firm by ENR-Southeast

SchenkelShultz ranks among the 2018 Top Design Firms by ENR-Southeast. The firm is ranked #55 in the list of 120 firms throughout the Southeast. Additionally, SchenkelShultz ranks as one of the Top 5 firms in Educational Design.

Kelli A. Griffith Joins SchenkelShultz’s Orlando Office

Kelli A. Griffith Joins SchenkelShultz’s Orlando Office

Kelli A. Griffith, NCIDQ, LEED® AP, joins SchenkelShultz as a Senior Interior Designer. A Registered Interior Designer in Florida, she has 15 years of experience and holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from Savannah College of Art … Continued

SchenkelShultz Honored with 3 Awards from FEFPA

SchenkelShultz was honored with three awards in the Architectural Showcase presented by the Florida Educational Facilities Planners’ Association (FEFPA) at the Winter Conference held February 2018. In the High School category, SchenkelShultz received a 1st Place award for the outstanding … Continued

SchenkelShultz Honored with 3 Awards from FEFPA
UF Heavener Hall Earns LEED<sup>®</sup> Gold Certification

UF Heavener Hall Earns LEED® Gold Certification

The University of Florida’s Heavener Hall School of Business is home to undergraduate students in the Warrington College of Business Administration. The 21st century academic building includes classrooms, study rooms, academic advisement areas, informal collaboration zones, a café on the … Continued

Milestone Anniversaries for Five Employees

Celebrating 30 years with SchenkelShultz are Daniel M. Tarczynski, AIA, Partner, and Kevin J. Winter, Associate Principal. Dan is a leading education designer and Kevin serves as the firm’s Information Technology Director.   Joseph S. Toth, AIA, reaches the 25 … Continued

Milestone Anniversaries for Five Employees
Yaritza Alvarado joins Orlando Office

Yaritza Alvarado joins Orlando Office

Yaritza Alvarado joins SchenkelShultz’s Orlando office as a Project Accountant. She has 14 years of experience and earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Sagrado Corazon University in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Iris Zayas joins Orlando Office as Senior Project Accountant

Iris has 20 years of experience and earned a Bachelor of Business Administration from Dowling College in Long Island, NY.

Iris Zayas joins Orlando Office as Senior Project Accountant
School Planning & Management’s July / August article

School Planning & Management’s July / August article

SchenkelShultz’s J. David Torbert, AIA, Partner, and Patrick G. Rauch, AIA, Associate Principal, were included in School Planning & Management’s feature July / August article on active planning in K-12 schools. Serving as an architectural source and subject matter expert, … Continued

SchenkelShultz at the Forefront of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority’s Mass Transit Development at Orlando International Airport

SchenkelShultz Architecture, Orlando, has been an integral part of the mass transit planning and master plan development of the new Intermodal Terminal Facility (ITF), the South Airport’s Automated People Mover (APM) Complex and the new 16-gate South Terminal at Orlando … Continued

Marut Angsuratanawech joins Orlando Office as Design Support

Marut Angsuratanawech joins Orlando Office as Design Support

Marut has three years of professional design experience and holds a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Florida. He is also a LEED® Green Associate.

UF Newell Hall Holds Grand Opening Event

On April 17th, a Grand Opening Event was held for the University of Florida’s Newell Hall Renovation designed by SchenkelShultz, in association with Robert A.M. Stern Architects. The renovations transform the historic building into a state-of-the-art, 21st century Active Learning … Continued

UF Newell Hall Holds Grand Opening Event
Millennium Middle School Breaks Ground

Millennium Middle School Breaks Ground

An April 18th groundbreaking ceremony was held for Seminole County Public Schools’ newest 21st century school, Millennium Middle School in Sanford. Designed by SchenkelShultz, the school has a focus on the performing arts and will house 1,900 students. The state-of-the-art … Continued

Global UCF Wins The LEED® NC Project of the Year Award

The SchenkelShultz designed Global UCF Building for the University of Central Florida won the 2017 LEED® NC (New Construction) Project of the Year Award presented by the United States Green Building Council – Central Florida Region.  The design and construction … Continued

Global UCF Wins The LEED® NC Project of the Year Award
New Players Center for Performing Arts in Lakewood Ranch

New Players Center for Performing Arts in Lakewood Ranch

SchenkelShultz is the Architect of Record for the new $28 million Performing Arts Center for The Players in Sarasota. To be located in Lakewood Ranch’s Waterside development, the new 70,000 square-foot multi-use venue will feature a 480-seat Main Stage Auditorium, … Continued

I4 – The Future of Orlando International Airport

SchenkelShultz’s role as the Greater Orlando Airport Authority’s General Consultant was noted in the February 2017 issue of I4 Business in the article “A Vision Takes Shape: The Future of Orlando International Airport”.    A Vision Takes Shape: The Future … Continued

I4 – The Future of Orlando International Airport
SchenkelShultz Honored with 2 Awards from FEFPA

SchenkelShultz Honored with 2 Awards from FEFPA

SchenkelShultz was honored with two awards in the Architectural Showcase presented by the Florida Educational Facilities Planners’ Association (FEFPA) at the Winter Conference held in February 2017. In the University category, SchenkelShultz received a 1st Place award for the outstanding … Continued