New York City, New York, USA – The New York studio of global architecture and design firm Perkins and Will announces the appointment of Enrique Villa as its director of operations. Villa, who joined the practice in late 2019, leads and manages the studio’s operations with a focus on business growth, project delivery, project management, and staff development. He works closely with senior leadership to ensure best practices in integrated design across the firm’s many disciplines. Villa also helps connect the New York studio with other Perkins and Will studios worldwide to optimise client service.
“Enrique brings incredible expertise to our practice, as well as a passion for sustainability and healthy buildings,” said Bill Harris, Managing Director of the New York studio, whose key markets include healthcare, workplace, science and technology, higher education, and planning and strategies. “His deft grasp of material selection and energy-efficient design strategies complement our firm’s commitment to a philosophy we call ‘Living Design’ – that is, design that nurtures holistic well-being and supports life on our planet.”