February 17, 2021

Partner Billie Faircloth promoted to Fellow of the American Institue of Architects

This month, firm partner and director of research Billie Faircloth received the title of Fellow from the American Institute of Architects' Jury of Fellows. The fellowship is the AIA's highest honor, recognizing an individual for their exceptional work and contributions to architecture and society. 
 
The College of Fellows recognized Billie, who joined the firm in 2008, for her work education, research, literature, and the practice of architecture. 
 
Billie leads KieranTimberlake's transdisciplinary group of professionals leveraging research, design, and problem-solving processes from fields as diverse as environmental management, chemical physics, materials science, and architecture. She fosters collaboration between disciplines, trades, academies, and industries in order to define relevant problem-solving boundaries for the built environment.  

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January 11, 2021

New Photos: The Tidelands

Located in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood, the Tidelands make the most of a tight lot size while respecting the warehouse character of the neighborhood.
Photos by Bruce Damonte.

Faced with an increasing shortage of affordable housing for medical residents and trainees, the University of California, San Francisco, commissioned the Tidelands, a mixed-use urban housing complex providing sustainable accommodations for over 700 occupants. The Tidelands' mix of micro-unit, studio, and two-bedroom apartments are offered at rates 40% below market and are spread across two courtyard buildings. An adapted integrated project delivery model fast-tracked completion and occupancy. 

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January 04, 2021

New Project: UW School of Engineering Building

Engineering students at University of Washington examine a project. | Photo courtesy of University of Washington

The University of Washington has selected KieranTimberlake as the architect for the Interdisciplinary Engineering Building, an approximately 75,000 sq. ft. building serving 950 new students. We are excited to continue our partnership with UW and to work alongside Hensel Phelps to create a student-focused building that includes flexible teaching spaces, research facilities, and collaboration space for UW's growing College of Engineering. This building is part of a 10-year strategic growth plan that incorporates expansion of enrollment, instruction, and facilities for the university's engineering departments which currently occupy space in 25 buildings across campus. This project is sited just a quarter mile from UW's North Campus Housing, another KieranTimberlake project which recently completed construction.  
 
Read more at the Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce.

August 04, 2020

Celebrating New Principals, Associates

Top row, left to right: Jason Ciotti-Niebish (Principal), Zinat Yusfuzai (Principal), Jazz Graves (Associate). Middle row, left to right: Aracely Coronado (Associate), Brendan Miller (Associate), Ryan Wall (Associate). Bottom row, left to right: Fátima Olivieri-Martínez (Principal), Efrie Escott (Associate), Cooper G. Schilling (Principal).

We are pleased to announce the advancement of nine staff members to new positions within the firm, including four new principals, who will continue to question, explore, and improve the built environment.

These individuals demonstrate commitment to KieranTimberlake's practice and values, and advancement recognizes each person's extensive design and research experience and leadership qualities. The advancements include four new principals, and five new associates. 

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April 07, 2020

James Timberlake Installed as Vice Chair of National Institute of Building Sciences

On April 6, 2020, the board of directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences voted to approve the installation of four new officers, including KieranTimberlake founding partner James Timberlake. Timberlake will hold the office of Vice Chair of the 21-member board. The President of the United States appoints six members while the remaining fifteen are elected from the building industry community.

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February 14, 2020

Partner Jason E. Smith Promoted to Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

On February 14, 2020, KieranTimberlake Partner Jason E. Smith was named Fellow of the American Institute of Architects by the College of Fellows jury. This distinction is the AIA's highest honor, awarded to those who have made significant contributions to the profession and society. 
 
In more than two decades leading architectural projects across the country, Jason has evolved a wide-ranging and inclusive design process, resulting in a body of work that is collegial, artful, and spontaneous. As a partner at KieranTimberlake, Jason has led the design and construction of several award-winning projects, including Brockman Hall for Physics at Rice University and Pound Ridge House

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December 06, 2019

Young Architect Award Presented to Associate Fátima Olivieri-Martinez

Associate Fátima Olivieri-Martinez was presented with the 2019 Young Architect Award from AIA Philadelphia last night. Each year, the award recognizes a registered architect between the ages of 25 and 39 for remarkable contributions in leadership, practice, and service.  
 
Originally from Puerto Rico, Fátima credits time spent in different regions of the US with sparking her interest in the built environment—and its cultural and climatic context. She pursued this interest at the University of Puerto Rico School of Architecture and the University of Virginia before coming to KieranTimberlake in 2011.  
 

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June 14, 2019

Mütter Museum Announces Expansion Plans

Designed by KieranTimberlake, the College of Physicians of Philadelphia’s new master plan doubles the size of the existing Mütter Museum and provides space for an additional exhibit gallery and rare book display.

The College of Physicians of Philadelphia's $25 million renovation and expansion campaign was recently highlighted in The Philadelphia Inquirer.  
 
Best known as the home of the infamous Mütter Museum and its troves of medical oddities, the College is the oldest medical society in the United States. The centerpiece of its campaign, the largest in its history, are renovations and restoration work that will improve visitor experience and expand and reorganize the College's available space.  

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May 29, 2019

Bulletin Building Featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Bulletin Building and adjacent Drexel Square will breathe new life into an important Philadelphia landmark and will help anchor the Schuylkill Yards Innovation District.

KieranTimberlake's work on Philadelphia's iconic Bulletin Building was recently featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer. Commissioned by the Brandywine Realty Trust, the project reimagines the former headquarters of the now-defunct Evening Bulletin newspaper at 30th and Market Streets in the city's booming University City neighborhood.

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