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 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
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
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
Roberto Gonzalez joins SchenkelShultz’s Sarasota office as a Project Manager / Architect. He is a Registered Architect in Florida and LEED® Accredited Professional with over 20 years of experience. Roberto is a skilled architect who earned his Masters of Architecture … Continued
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
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
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
Kelli Addison, who is a part of the design team for the new Jacqueline Bradley & Clarence Otis Family Branch of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Florida, has been appointed to the organization’s Board of Directors. As an … Continued
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
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 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
Kelli Addition, an Associate in the firm, joined the African American Chamber of Commerce of Central Florida. She is energized by the Chamber’s mission to be an advocate and foster economic success of the African American business community.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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
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
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
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 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
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 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
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
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 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
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 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.
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
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
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 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
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 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
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 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, 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 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
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
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
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.
Kelli has 10 years of professional design experience and holds a Master of Architecture degree from Florida A&M University and Bachelor’s Degree in Interior Design from Florida State University. She is also a LEED® Accredited Professional.
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 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.
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
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
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
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
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
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