LEO A DALY Appoints Global Education Practice Leader
June 13, 2016
Stephen Wright, AIA, vice president, has been appointed to lead LEO A DALY’s global Education design practice.
As education practice leader, design principal, Wright will direct LEO A DALY’s continuum of education planning and design services, which supports higher-education and K-12 institutions in solving complex programming, planning, architectural, and interiors challenges in support of improved student outcomes and enhanced campus life. He will continue to be based in the Washington D.C. office, which has been named as the firm’s Center of Excellence for Education.
“Stephen Wright has long been the driving force behind developing LEO A DALY in the Education market,” said John Kraskiewicz, AIA, chief operations officer. “His passion, strategic vision, and creativity have enlivened thought-leadership across the firm and inspired great projects like the Wilson School in Arlington, VA, and the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design in DC. We look forward to seeing growth in this sector as Stephen focuses himself exclusively on Education.”
Wright applies 30 years of experience in creating educational environments that solve the complex programmatic needs of colleges, universities, and K-12 schools. He is, first and foremost, a design architect focused on creating pedagogically-rich design that improves learning and brings life to campuses. His portfolio of work includes many award-winning performing arts, library, dining, and residential projects for top-tier institutions.