Monday, October 29, 6:30 p.m.
Detail of a Space: On the Way to WOW!
Ronnette Riley is a vibrant designer and energetic member of the New York architecture community. As principal of one of the few woman-owned architecture firms in the country, Ms. Riley is passionate about her field and deeply committed to her clients. She is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and the Institute of Urban Design, and she is actively engaged in numerous professional organizations. With a Bachelor of Art in Architecture from the University of California at Berkeley and a Master of Architecture from the Graduate School of Design at Harvard University, Ms. Riley is licensed in several states and is NCARB-certified.
Before founding Ronnette Riley Architect in 1987, Ms. Riley spent eight years in the architectural practice of Philip Johnson and John Burgee. She served as Project Architect for the Lipstick Building at 53rd and Third in Manhattan, responsible for design through final construction, and the RepublicBank Center, now the Bank of America in Houston. Prior to joining Johnson/Burgee, Ms. Riley worked with several design leaders including Peter Marino Architects, Voorsanger & Mills, Emilio Ambasz, all in New York, and Fisher-Friedman Associates of California.
Ms. Riley is recognized for integrating both innovative and traditional materials and methods into intelligent and well-crafted spaces, and for her ability to manage the collaborative process of construction on time and on budget. Her firm’s reputation for comfortable design and technical competence has led to many repeat clients and steady growth in institutional, retail, commercial, and residential projects over the years.
Learn more about Ms. Riley's work at Ronnette Riley Architect.
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