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Atkin Olshin Schade Architects Announces the Promotion of Shawn Evans, AIA to Principal
08 January 2016 (Philadelphia and Santa Fe): Atkin Olshin Schade Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of Shawn Evans, AIA to Principal.
Shawn manages our Santa Fe office, which he helped establish in 2005. As Director of Preservation and Cultural projects, Shawn has led many of our projects at historic sites and institutions including Cherokee Castle in Colorado, Ohkay Owingeh in New Mexico, Fort Apache in Arizona, as well as Eastern State Penitentiary and the Penn Museum in Pennsylvania. Shawn has also managed many of our higher education projects, including the recently completed campus master plan for Colorado College and the Corbett Center Student Union renovation at New Mexico State University. He has taught architectural design and preservation at Temple University, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of New Mexico. Nationally recognized as a leader in historic preservation, he has spoken at many regional and national tribal, preservation, and museum conferences. He is the recipient of the prestigious James Marston Fitch Mid-Career Grant from the James Marston Fitch Charitable Foundation, through which he collaborated with Pueblo tribes on a study of their contemporary preservation practices. He is currently a board member of the New Mexico Heritage Preservation Alliance. Shawn joined the firm in 1995, was named an Associate in 2003, and was named Associate Principal in 2015.
Atkin Olshin Schade Architects (www.aosarchitects.com) is a nationally prominent architecture, interiors and planning firm known for award-winning buildings and preservation projects for cultural, religious, institutional and commercial clients that are carefully attuned to their surroundings and celebrate the communities they serve. Founded in 1979 by principals Tony Atkin, FAIA, Sam Olshin, AIA and Michael Schade, AIA, LEED AP, the firm has offices in Philadelphia and Santa Fe. The firm’s projects include the Doris Duke Center at Duke University, the Anne d’Harnoncourt Sculpture Garden & Parking Facility for the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Mainwaring Wing at the University of Pennsylvania Museum, the Owe’neh Bupingeh Preservation Project in Ohkay Owingeh, NM, and the Corbett Student Center at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM.