Alex Diez has over 30 years of professional experience in designing and managing complex projects for educational, cultural, and government clients. His extraordinary focus and attention to detail during every phase of a project’s design and management has resulted in award-winning educational facilities at major college and university campuses throughout the Northeast. For the U.S. General Services Administration, Alex developed “The Design Notebook for Federal Building Lobby Security,” which grew out of design studies of lobby renovations for the First Impressions Initiative. Some of his notable recent projects include the renovation of Gilman Hall at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD; Arcadia University Commons in Glenside, PA; the renovation of four historic buildings on Washington Mews and the restoration of the street for New York University in New York City; and a new K-8 New York City public school on Staten Island. Alex received a Bachelor of Arts from Rutgers University and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University.