David Piscuskas, FAIA, LEED AP, co-founded 1100 Architect in 1983. He believes well-designed, functional, and astute architecture can act as a powerful catalyst of inspiration, change, and growth. Following these beliefs, he has completed several award-winning buildings, including the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House (Philadelphia), the Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School (New York), and the Irish Hunger Memorial (New York). Piscuskas serves as the 2017 President of AIA New York. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art from Brown University in 1979 and a Master of Architecture degree from UCLA in 1982. Piscuskas is an NCARB Certificate Holder, Member of the Chamber of Architects in the State of Hessen, and a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA).
David Hollenberg has served as University Architect at the University of Pennsylvania since June 2006. In this role he is responsible for oversight of the design of the physical development and preservation of the campus, supervising a staff of 16, including the Principal Planner, the University Landscape Architect, and the Environmental Sustainability Coordinator. He has had oversight of the design of major campus projects since 2006 that have emerged from the Penn Connects Plan, such as the Music Building, Penn Park, Shoemaker Green, the ARCH, Weiss Pavilion at Franklin Field, and Golkin Hall. Prior to this position, he worked from 1992 to 2006 for the National Park Service. Serving as Associate Regional Director for Design, Construction and Facility Management, he was responsible for major programs and services affecting all National Park Service structures in the 13-state Northeast Region, and supervised a staff of 35-40 in four divisions: Architectural Preservation, Development, Engineering, and Facility Management. He had primary Regional Office responsibility for implementation of the Independence National Historical Park General Management Plan, which involved planning approximately $320 million in design and construction involving four new buildings and three blocks of new public open space. In addition, he served as NPS representative on the jury for the Flight 93 National Memorial Competition.
David Piscuskas, FAIA, LEED AP, Founding Principal, 1100 Architect; 2017 President, AIA New York
David Hollenberg, University Architects, University of Pennsylvania; Adjunct Professor, PennDesign
AIANY Architecture Dialogue Committee