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Assortment of a+ People

Anthony Garner

Anthony Garner

Anthony Garner’s experience ranges from Project Architect responsibility for feasibility studies, planning and programming, schematic design and design development, to construction documents and construction administration.  Throughout his career he has continuously worked on project design for the New York State Office of Mental Health (NYS-OMH) and has been the lead architect for all of the… Read more »

Casey J. Crossley

Casey J. Crossley

Casey Crossley is a committed leader in the integration of sustainable design ideas and practices into projects and, in 2009, became a LEED Accredited Professional. As an integral team member for several LEED certified facilities, he has become a valuable and knowledgeable office resource and project lead for sustainability on many projects.  Since joining architecture+,… Read more »

Mary Kate Young

Mary Kate Young

Mary Kate Young is a versatile architect with almost twenty-five years of experience with educational, government, healthcare, and commercial projects primarily in Upstate New York. Since 2001, she has focused on educational projects for colleges, universities, and independent schools. Her experience includes dining, residential, and student life facilities, and academic buildings including science laboratories. She… Read more »

Sara Wengert

Sara Wengert

Sara Wengert joined architecture+ in 1994 and has established a proven track record of experience. Sara has served as Principal-in-Charge as well as Interior Designer for numerous healthcare projects throughout the United States. In addition, she oversees interior design for all our projects. Sara has collaborated with countless manufacturers of healthcare furniture on the development… Read more »

Francis Murdock Pitts

Francis Murdock Pitts

Francis (Frank) Murdock Pitts is the founding partner of architecture+. He is nationally known for psychiatric healthcare facility planning and design for special populations, long term care, and secure institutions. He has been involved in a broader range of psychiatric healthcare projects than anyone in North America over the past 40 years. He is an… Read more »

Joseph Lomonaco

Joseph Lomonaco

Joseph Lomonaco is a Registered Architect and Licensed Professional Engineer with over thirty-five years of experience developing architectural and structural designs for institutional, commercial, and municipal projects. A large portion of his projects have been completed for State University of New York Campuses including major projects and numerous term contract assignments for the New York… Read more »

Vincent Lepera

Vincent Lepera

A principal of Lepera & Ward from 1980 until its planned dissolution, Vincent joined architecture+ in late 2002. Vincent expresses a strong commitment to the preservation of historic buildings and ecologically sensitive architecture. Vincent has established a strong record of professional service involving a variety of building types and uses. He has particular expertise in… Read more »

Arien Cartrette

Arien Cartrette

Arien Cartrette joined architecture+ following an internship at SALA Architects in Minneapolis and field work as both a carpenter and metal worker. It was this hands-on experience that influenced Arien’s thinking on design as an expression of the art of building — the understanding of how a building comes together, which itself informs its essential… Read more »

Valerie Bok

Valerie Bok

Valerie Bok has been involved with a wide variety of projects since joining architecture+. She has provided design services for healthcare facilities, colleges and universities, libraries, and senior housing facilities. In addition to architectural design, her experience includes master planning, feasibility studies, project management, construction documents, and construction administration. Valerie is a strong advocate of… Read more »

J. Michael Bergen

J. Michael Bergen

Michael Bergen has worked on a variety of building types although the majority of his projects are for higher education and healthcare clients in the public sector. Michael’s experience ranges from the design of new administration and academic buildings to minor renovation projects. Michael is also responsible managing our term contract assignments with the State… Read more »