Therein Schoolmeester, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP joins KTGY Architecture + Planning as Principal in Irvine, California
IRVINE, CA – KTGY Architecture + Planning, an internationally award-winning architecture firm, has accepted Darin Schoolmeester, AIA, NCARB and LEED AP as a principal in the company’s Irvine office. Schoolmeester brings more than two decades of experience in a variety of leadership roles overseeing and managing the business development, design, and technical teams focused on multi-family and mixed-use urban fills.
“We continue KTGY’s commitment to our customers’ success by investing in superior people. We are excited to incorporate Darin Schoolmeester’s knowledge and leadership skills into our high-density design studio in Irvine,” said David Senden, chief designer of SoCal high-density and talent are valuable assets for the further expansion of KTGY’s services to new regions. “
Schoolmeester was most recently a Principal at Studio T-Square and MVE + Partners, Inc. Throughout his career, Schoolmeester has been responsible for a number of notable mixed-use and apartment building developments in southern and northern California, including Lennox & Belvedere in Irvine’s Central Park West master plan; A city in Anaheim; 30 ingold in Burlingame; Faculty Housing at Santa Clara University; and Park Green Station and Bay Meadows Phase II in San Mateo.
Some of the KTGY-designed select developments Schoolmeester is working on include 4th & Mortimer, a 163-unit walk-through, mixed-use development in two city blocks in downtown Santa Ana, Orange County, Calif., And College View, a 90-unit student housing community adjacent to the San Diego State University campus in San Diego.
Schoolmeester received a Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and is an active member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Urban Land Institute (ULI). He is a licensed architect in California, Nevada and Arizona and certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. He is also a LEED accredited professional.
About KTGY Architecture + Planning: KTGY Architecture + Planning was founded in 1991 and is a leading architecture and design office that focuses on residential and mixed-use developments as well as the revitalization of districts. Seamlessly delivering innovation, craftsmanship and attention to detail across multiple design studios, KTGY ensures customers and communities get the best the company has to offer regardless of building type or location. KTGY architects and planners combine great opportunities, innovative sustainable practices and impeccable design standards to create unforgettable goals of lasting value. KTGY serves customers worldwide from offices in Chicago, Denver, Irvine, Los Angeles, Oakland, Pune, India and Tysons. See www.ktgy.com