Bachman to head JCJ Architecture NY

New York City – September 3, 2009 – JCJ Architecture has selected Peter G. Bachmann, AIA, to serve as Studio Director for the New York office. In this role he will be responsible for the management and growth of the studio, which is currently working on the renovation of David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center and the new Montaukett Learning Resource Center at Suffolk Community College.

With over 20 years of experience managing architectural projects, Bachmann has significant experience within the K-12, college and university, and commercial sectors. As a Market Leader and Studio Director with HLW and Principal and Director of Architecture with BL Companies, he led a diverse group of program-intensive projects including the School of Journalism at Columbia University, the Millennium High School in Manhattan, the Nassau County Government Center consolidation, the new Davis Street K-8 school in New Haven, and offices for Crain’s Communications. Bachmann’s work has been included in The Language of School Design: Design Patterns for 21st Century Schools, Architecture for Achievement: Building Patterns for Small School Learning; and various New York New Visions publications.

“Peter Bachmann’s project management experience, professional practice insights, and entrepreneurial spirit, make him a valuable addition to our firm and our New York office. Having practiced in New York for most of his career, he understands the requirements of getting projects designed and built in the 5 boroughs, and he has first-hand experience with both commercial and institutional projects, new construction as well as renovation, large and small,” noted Peter Stevens, President, JCJ Architecture. “That breadth of expertise is essential to the New York market, and we are thrilled to have Peter a part of our team.”

Bachmann is an active member of the American Institute of Architects, including the AIA Committee on Architecture for Education. He has also been a presenter and panel member at regional and international conferences for the Council for Educational Facilities Planners (CEFPI). He is also a member of Society of College & University Planners (SCUP) and recently served as a panel convener at the New School conference. He is a registered architect in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Delaware.

Born in New York, New York, Bachmann attended Tufts University, where he earned a Bachelors of Psychology, and Rhode Island School of Design, for a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Architecture degrees. He currently lives in Ridgefield, CT.

Founded in 1936 and with offices in New York City, Boston, Hartford, Phoenix, and San Diego, JCJ Architecture is among the industry’s most experienced architectural firms, providing clients with comprehensive planning, programming, architectural design, interior design, project management and construction administrative services.

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