Principal Peter Pelsinski, RA AIA LEED AP BD+C is the recipient of the prestigious Architectural League of New York’s Young Architects Award as well as the American Institute of Architects Henry Adams Medal. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science from the University of Maryland and a Master of Architecture from Princeton University where he was the recipient of the Susannah Underwood Scholarship, the Pella Thesis Prize for outstanding design, and was a finalist for the SOM Traveling Fellowship. Prior to practicing with Karen Stonely as SPA from 1995 through 1998, he was a founding member of the award-winning collaborative Op’s (now LTL) leading multiple competitions and exhibitions, such as “The Pull of Beauty” with curator Kiki Smith, and “Slipped Space” curated by Mark Wigley at the Storefront for Art and Architecture. Both were awarded “Best of Category - Environments” in ID Magazine’s awards issues of 1996 and 1994 respectively. He is the designer of the award-winning public art installation, “Metroscopes”, permanently installed throughout the UM - St. Louis Metrolink light rail system. He was one of four members of the Student Leadership Team to formulate initial budgets and curriculum at the Spruce Street School from 2009-12 and is a chair of the “Friends Committee” for the Design Trust for Public Space. He taught at the NJ Institute of Technology School of Architecture, currently teaches at Princeton University, and participates on many architectural juries and reviews, most recently the AIA DC Un-built Awards and Brooklyn Builds Design Awards.
Principal Jean-Gabriel Neukomm, RA holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Haverford College where he graduated Magna Cum Laude, was inducted in the Phi Beta Kappa society, and was awarded the Charles Schwartz Thesis award. After working for Eisenman Architects (1990-91), he received his Master of Architecture from Princeton University in 1994. Prior to beginning independent practice in 1996 Neukomm focused on institutional and residential work and was the project architect for Cornell University’s $4.5 million, 12,000 square foot Weight Training Center as well as the Calvin Klein Residence at 55 Central Park West. Neukomm is a supporter of the Morgan Library, various other charitable organizations, provided pro-bono services for the New York Council for the Humanities, and is a chair of the “Friends Committee” for the Design Trust for Public Space.