Promotions at EHDD

August 24, 2017


EHDD Architecture announces the promotions of Quyen Luong, LEED AP, and Lynne Riesselman, AIA, LEED AP, both to Senior Associate. Duncan Ballash, AIA, Principal and President of EHDD made the announcement. “We are very fortunate to have both Quyen and Lynne as leaders within EHDD; both have demonstrated a deep commitment to their craft and to the firm,” said Ballash.

With over 12 years experience, Luong served as Project Architect for the Pacific Visions Theater and Gallery expansion at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach. She led all phases of research, design, documentation and construction management on the expansion. Other recent projects include the Acuario Mazatlán in Mexico; the Alcatraz Island National Park Embarkation site, and a mixed-use student housing development at the University of Cincinnati, as well as multiple school, office and library projects. “Quyen brings imagination and sensitivity to executing complex designs,” said Ballash. “She expertly translates design concepts into buildings and experiences that resonate with an institution’s core mission,” he added. Luong received her Bachelor of Arts with High Honors in Philosophy and Art History from Wesleyan University in 1999; in 2005, she received her Master of Architecture from Rice University. Luong is a licensed architect, LEED 2.0 Accredited Professional with the United States Green Building Council (USGBC).

Since joining EHDD in 2008, Senior Designer and Architect Riesselman plays an integral role in BIM software implementation, promoting an active in-office design dialogue. Her diverse project portfolio includes the Crissy Youth Campus at the Presidio Tunnel Tops, San Francisco; the Toledo Zoo Aquarium; the Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive; a new master plan for the Seattle Aquarium, and the David and Lucile Packard Foundation in Los Altos, CA. Additionally, she has project experience in student housing and office buildings for confidential clients. “Lynne’s passion for using the design process to evoke the best from a client’s vision that excel functionally and results in projects that truly capture the character of each organization,” said Ballash. Riesselman, originally from Bozeman, MT, is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), San Francisco Chapter, and is a LEED 2.0 Accredited Professional with the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). She received her Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie Mellon University in 2005.

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