With his breadth of experience and a list of past clients that includes Westin, Hilton, Godfrey, St. Regis, and Waldorf Astoria, we are proud to welcome such a well-known and respected visionary in the hospitality design field. - Shawn Basler AIA
New York, NY (PRWEB) June 09, 2015
Top international design and architecture firm Perkins Eastman is pleased to welcome Michael F. Maurer AIA as the firm’s newest Principal, based in its Chicago office. Maurer brings 25 years of experience as a design principal, project architect/designer, and team leader for developer-driven hospitality projects, ranging from the Waldorf Astoria and Godfrey Hotel in Chicago to the Al Ghurair twin tower hotel and serviced apartments in Dubai, UAE, among numerous others in the U.S. and the Middle East.
“Mike is a tremendous addition to our Chicago team and the firm’s hospitality practice,” says Shawn Basler AIA, Principal, Executive Director and Perkins Eastman’s Hospitality practice leader. “With his breadth of experience and a list of past clients that includes Westin, Hilton, Godfrey, St. Regis, and Waldorf Astoria, we are proud to welcome such a well-known and respected visionary in the hospitality design field.”
Maurer comes to Perkins Eastman from Lessard Design and prior to that The Gettys Group, where he served as Principal for seven years and preceded by Lucien Lagrange Architects, where he served as Associate, also for seven years. During this time Maurer established his versatility for project management, strategic planning, and providing design direction for many of the world’s most respected hospitality brands, a versatility that will become invaluable to Perkins Eastman’s growing international hospitality practice area.
In addition to a host of luxury hotels, boutique hotels and resort properties, both big and small, Maurer has a wealth of design experience in adaptive reuse, multi-family, and mixed-use projects. Maurer earned his BS in Architectural Studies in 1990 from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is a registered architect in Illinois and Colorado.
About Perkins Eastman
Perkins Eastman is among the top design and architecture firms in the world. With almost 900 employees in 14 locations around the globe, Perkins Eastman practices at every scale of the built environment. From niche buildings to complex projects that enrich whole communities, the firm’s portfolio reflects a dedication to progressive and inventive design that enhances the quality of the human experience. With work in 46 states and more than 40 countries, the firm’s portfolio includes transportation and public infrastructure, high-end residential, commercial, hotels, retail, office buildings, corporate interiors, schools, hospitals, museums, senior living, and public sector facilities. Perkins Eastman provides award-winning design through its offices in North America (New York, NY; Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC; Chicago, IL; Los Angeles, CA; Pittsburgh, PA; San Francisco, CA; Stamford, CT; Toronto, Canada; and Washington, DC); South America (Guayaquil, Ecuador); North Africa and Middle East (Dubai, UAE); and Asia (Mumbai, India, and Shanghai, China).
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