Jason Wright is an Principal and technical leader at Hickok Cole with over two decades experience designing, renovating, and constructing commercial and institutional buildings. Highly technical by nature, his specialty is focusing on detailing and how buildings are assembled to reinforce the design concept. Jason is an advocate for advancing building codes to support further progress and innovation in sustainable design and participates in the new code development process for The District of Columbia. Internally, Jason leads the firm’s Technical Operations Group and Quality Control Committees.
Jason is a registered architect in Virginia and LEED AP B+C accredited. He is a member of AIA, DCBIA, NFPA, and DCBIA DLD, as well as DCRA Technical Advisor Groups on Fire and Life Safety and Accessibility. Jason received his Bachelor of Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY in 2000 and a Bachelor of Building Science with a Psychology concentration earlier that year.
Jason’s award-winning projects have been featured in a variety of design publications including The Architect’s Newspaper, retrofit, Metropolis, ArchitectureDC, Think Wood, and Bisnow. His most noteworthy projects include 80 M Street, DC’s first mass timber office renovation, Anthem Row at 700-800 K, and 1701 Rhode Island NW.
Tom Corrado, LEED AP is an Associate Principal and a senior project designer at Hickok Cole, where he works for the firm’s commercial architecture practice. With 20+ years of design experience, his holistic approach emphasizes a synergy between a building’s function and how it’s experienced by its users. A few of Tom’s design interests include urban studies, enhanced placemaking, and how innovations in digital fabrication and material science will drive architecture and design in the 21st century. His most recent obsession is mainstreaming mass timber, a material he feels has the capacity to completely alter the way we design, construct, and experience buildings. He is also working on new prototypes of medical office buildings and incorporating biophilia into the healthcare industry. His most noteworthy projects include 80 M Street, Washington DC’s first mass timber office renovation, Anthem Row, 909 Rose Avenue, and the Center for Strategic and International Studies headquarters. Tom earned his Bachelor of Science and Master of Architecture at Clemson University.
Manager | Building Envelope
Thilo Wilhelmsen spent most of his 30+ year construction industry career focusing on highly complex exterior envelope systems. Prior to joining DPR as their Exterior Skin Expert, Thilo worked for international glazing contractors on some of the largest and complex building envelopes throughout North America and Europe.
His experience includes many ground-up core and shell projects in the commercial, higher education, healthcare, hospitality, transportation, and retail markets, ranging from $5-400M.
Since becoming a member of DPR’s team, Thilo has been leading the exterior envelope preconstruction and design assist phases on some of the company’s target projects nationwide. He has also been instrumental in developing DPR’s prefabricated, exterior wall panel applications. Through DPR’s own prefabrication subsidiary, Thilo has successfully incorporated the advantages of this construction approach into many of DPR’s ground-up projects throughout the country.
Janki Bhatia is a Project Architect at Leo A Daly. Formally an architect with SmithGroup and AECOM. Bhatia has 15 plus years of experience and a masters from Virginia Tech.
Andrew Graham is a Senior Architect at Leo A Daly. He has been with Leo A Daly for over 13 years. Graham oversees the design and construction of large complex projects including mixed-use, office, retail, residential, educational and aviation facilities located in the United States, Asia, and Europe.
Building Enclosures Practice Leader
Paul E. Totten is a Vice President at WSP and leads the Building Enclosures Division. He has over 21 years of experience in the fields of structural engineering, building enclosure technology and commissioning, and building science. He has concentrated his expertise on the evaluation and analysis of heat, air, and moisture transfer, and the cumulative effect these elements have on building components and building operation.
He is past co-chair of the Washington, DC AIA/NIBS Building Enclosure Council, a member of NIBS, ASHRAE, and USGBC and a committee member of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) Guideline 3 – Exterior Enclosure Technical Requirements for the Commissioning Process. He is a past committee member of the NIBS Consultative Council Topical Committee for defining high performance building metrics as well as the past chair for NIBS Building Enclosure Technology and Environment Council (BETEC) Education committee. He was the lead instructor for the Building Science and Technology course taught in the Master of Science in Sustainable Design program at The Catholic University of America’s School of Architecture and Planning and a coordinator and lecturer for the AIA DC High Performance Building series.
P. Christian Bailey
P. Christian Bailey
P. Christian Bailey, AIA, LEED AP, is a Director at Morris Adjmi. Bailey joined MA after 25 years of architectural experience, most recently as the Founding Principal and Director of ODA Architecture. He has a proven record of success leading teams on innovative mixed-use/mixed-income projects and is well-known for his passion and mentorship in his work. As a Director, Bailey works collaboratively with Founding Principal Morris Adjmi and MA’s leadership team to develop and execute projects and initiatives that align with the firm’s core focus and long-term goals. Bailey is the Board President of the Society of Registered Architects (SARA) New York Chapter, a member of the Industry Advisory Group for the United States Department of State Bureau of Overseas Building Operations (OBO), an active member of the AIA and Urban Land Institute (ULI), and an Adjunct Professor at City Tech.
Molly Raglani oversees project acquisition, development, execution, and delivery in the Mid-Atlantic.
She is also responsible for cultivating client relationships for residential and mixed-use projects in the region. Since joining Clark in 2005, Molly has led many notable projects, including: The Wharf, CityCenterDC, The Stacks, Central Place Residential. The Wilson and The Elm. Molly has a BSc in Civil Engineering from George Washington University and an MBA from University of Maryland.
Mark lives by our Design For What’s Next mantra and is committed to pushing the design envelope and driving industry change. He considers himself a diesel engine—the bigger the project, the more complex and challenging, the higher his enjoyment. Good thing, too, because his ongoing project as Managing Director includes running project and staff operations, project profitability, and recruitment firmwide. Mark is the former Commercial Office Director and keeps his finger on the pulse by serving as the Principal in Charge and Director on a number of high-profile projects as well as an executive sponsor of our iLab microgrant program where he champions the exploration of staff curiosities and project innovations.
Building Technology Division Head
Jeffrey Kerr has extensive project management and engineering experience working on building enclosure projects ranging from consulting on new design to investigating and repairing existing buildings. In his leadership role, he works to advance his team’s technical excellence, project management skills, and overall quality practices. Kerr partners with a wide variety of clients, including public and private building owners, architects, and contractors, and is committed to exploring options for solving their most complex challenges.
CEO & Creative Director
Darling is CEO, creative director, and co-founder of The Architect’s Newspaper, celebrating its 20th year. The A|N media company consists of print and digital publications covering architecture and design news, as well as the Facades+ and TECH+ conferences. As A|N’s publisher, Darling won the AIA National Collaboration Award, Grassroots Preservation Award, and ASLA NY’s President’s Award. She began her publishing career as director of print production for The Gap’s European markets. She holds a BS from The University of Texas at Austin.
National Advisor - Building Enclosures
Jason Danielson AIA, LEED AP, QCxP is GSA’s National Advisor and SME of Building Enclosures. Danielson manages GSA building enclosure policy for a portfolio of 1700 owned buildings, 480 historic, plus leased building inventory.
Jason has served a range of roles including Design Architect, Construction Manager, Enclosure Consultant, BECxP, and Owner Representative. He is a prior adjunct professor at Thomas Jefferson University and 10-year instructor for the Architectural Registration Exam.
Jason holds a BArch from North Dakota State University and MArch from University of Pennsylvania. He is a Fellow of the Partnership for Public Service and board member of the AIA Building Performance Knowledge Community (BPKC).
Co-Leader of Computational Design
Dongyeop Lee has more than two decades of extensive experiences in architectural design of commercial, residential, cultural, aviation, hospitality and mixed-use projects throughout the U.S., Europe and Asia. With his expertise in design for a wide range of projects, he focuses on how to enhance design quality and process through computation methodologies in architecture. He co-leads computation under the Technology In Practice (TIP) Group at SmithGroup. Dongyeop has crafted a unique expertise in how parametric design workflows are utilized in building enclosure design. Using cutting edge modeling tools and then simplifying data to translate into a buildable model, Dongyeop does complex geometric analysis and optimization for various façade systems. He has also developed proprietary computational tools to accomplish automated design documentation, data visualization, and performance evaluation.
Preconstruction and Commercial Market Lead at DPR Construction
Matt O’Malley has 24 years of experience in the commercial construction industry, working for two of the largest general contractors in the United States during that time. He currently leads the Preconstruction Group and the Commercial Market Sector for the Washington, DC office and Northeast Region of DPR Construction. Matt’s responsibilities include business development, client relationships, estimating, and preconstruction services for the Washington, DC, market and the greater northeast region from Richmond, VA, to Boston, MA. Matt received a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from the University of Virginia, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Maryland, and a Master of Science in Real Estate from Johns Hopkins University. He is dedicated to teaching at the graduate school level and has been doing so for 15 years. Matt is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Virginia School of Engineering and the University of Maryland School of Architecture. Matt has also taught graduate-level courses and lectured at Georgetown University and Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School.
Peter He brings over a decade’s worth of project experience. He provides a fresh perspective to the architectural realm by seamlessly integrating parametric workflow with analog craftsmanship to achieve balanced design that is both original and site specific. He places a strong emphasis on comprehensively understanding the challenges that each project presents, delivering solutions that satisfy all stakeholders involved with creative visualization methods. His portfolio encompasses a diverse range of project types, including urban design, cultural, higher education, science & technology, and healthcare.
Real Estate Developer
Andrew Christopher is a real estate developer based in Washington, DC with Akridge, a full-service commercial real estate development, investment and operating platform. He concentrates on design, development management and entitlement efforts for mixed use projects. Mr. Christopher has been involved with the development of over 3 million square feet of mixed use projects in Southern California and Washington, DC. Prior to development, he served in real estate and government relations roles in the entertainment industry having worked for Paramount Pictures and The Walt Disney Company. Mr. Christopher has served in various civic and charitable organizations including as a past member of the Board of Advisors of the Logan Circle Community Association, past Member of the Neighborhood Strategy Council of the 14th St. Main Street Program and current member of the Selection Committee of the Warren Christopher Scholarship Fund at O’Melveny & Myers, LLP in Los Angeles. He is a member of ICSC, ULI and the Pacific Council on International Policy. He is a graduate of the University of Southern California.
Director of Sustainability
Isaiah brings more than 18 years of field experience in supervising and managing construction projects to HITT. Isaiah is a LEED AP with experience implementing core ideas and values of sustainable construction and has supported certification for more than 10 million sf of sustainable space. In his current role as director of sustainability, Isaiah manages a team responsible for documenting client sustainability requirements and goals. He also leads HITT’s environmental sustainability efforts including waste reduction and the company’s overall carbon neutrality plans. Isaiah has a passion for working to meet sustainable construction goals and is happy to see continued growth towards more sustainable design and construction practices in the industry.
Colin Davis is an experienced architect with a demonstrated history of working collaboratively to solve a wide variety of complex problems and advocate for meaningful and sustainable design in the public realm. Skilled in managing client, consultant, construction manager and contractor relations, creating presentations, and delivering technical documents.
Director of North American Sales
Tyler Fowler, with over 9 years of dedicated service, is the Director of North American Sales at Dri-Design. A steadfast figure in the wall facade industry, Tyler’s leadership propels the company forward. His expertise and commitment drives are metal wall success in expanding Dri-Design’s presence across North America.
Division Vice President
Brian DeWitt is a Division Vice President of Whiting-Turner Co. Before this role, he was a project manager at the company. Mr. DeWitt joined the Whiting-Turner Co. in 2012. Additionally, Mr. DeWitt is the President of the Board of Directors at the Maryland Disability Law Center. He was a former Quality Drywall and Masonry Contractor at Manganaro Building Group, LLC.
Brian Lantz is a Construction Project Executive at HITT Contracting. During his 14 year tenure with HITT contracting, Brian has a focus on new corporate office base building, mass timber, and multifamily projects.