Two Senior Gensler Designers Make the Move to Texas - Architect Raffael Scasserra and Interior Designer Armando Larussi Join the Texas Team

Two senior Gensler designers recently transferred to the firm’s Houston and Austin offices. Raffael Scasserra comes to Houston from the Gensler’s Washington, DC office and Armando Larussi hails from Gensler’s London office.

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Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 29, 2014

Two senior Gensler designers recently transferred to the firm’s Houston and Austin offices. Raffael Scasserra comes to Houston from the firm’s Washington, DC office and Armando Iarussi hails from Gensler’s London office. Both Raffael and Armando are seasoned designers with many years of experience designing a wide variety of award-winning projects. Raffael is a firm principal with experience in a variety of building types. Armando is a design director who specializes in the design of corporate, hospitality and workplace interiors. “We are so pleased to have Raffael and Armando join us,” said Gensler Regional Managing Principal David Calkins. “Their many years with Gensler, global perspectives and outstanding talent will be a huge plus for our region and for our clients.” “It is not unusual for people to transfer from office to office within Gensler,” added Gensler Regional Managing Principal Judy Pesek. “We work together seamlessly across the firm on projects all over the world. We call it our one-firm-firm culture.” Gensler is a global design firm grounded in the belief that great design optimizes business performance and human potential. Gensler has approximately 564 employees in Texas and 4,566 worldwide. Our practitioners networked across 46 offices use global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. Whether we are designing a new corporate campus, refreshing a retailer’s brand, or planning a new urban district, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.

Recent accolades: #1 Most Admired Firm in 2014 by Building Design and one of the Top 5 Most Admired ‘Global Firms’ by Interior Design in 2014; ‘World’s Biggest Architect’ on Building Design’s World Architecture 100 in 2014 and 2013; AIA Institute Honor Awards for Architecture in 2014 and 2012; and for the 33rd consecutive year, Gensler tops Interior Design’s Top 100 Giants list.


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