Jane Smith, FAIA, IIDA, Partner
       
     
Michel Franck, AIA, Partner
       
     
Marc Gordon, AIA, Partner
       
     
Elisabeth Post-Marner, AIA, LEED® AP, Principal
       
     
Ámbar Margarida, CID, IIDA, Assoc. AIA, LEED® GA, Principal
       
     
William Wong, AIA, LEED® AP, Associate
       
     
Kristen Persinos, Marketing Director
       
     
Drew Miller, Associate AIA, Associate
       
     
Katy Marino, Associate AIA
       
     
Alexandra Koretski, Associate
       
     
Roger Marquis, Associate AIA, Client Relations Director
       
     
Olga Anaya, Associate AIA
       
     
Julia Libby, Associate AIA, Senior Designer
       
     
Wendy Wisbrun, AIA, LEED® AP, Associate
       
     
Jaclyn Lieck, LEED® GA, Intermediate Designer
       
     
Joseph Redwing Miranda, Designer
       
     
Amy Jarvis, AIA, Associate
       
     
Max Belyaev, Designer
       
     
Danielle Kachler, IIDA, Intermediate Designer
       
     
Matthew Vogel, Designer
       
     
Caroline Percy, Designer
       
     
Diane McDonald, Administrative Assistant
       
     
Andreina Figueira, Designer
       
     
Margaret O'Neill, Director
       
     
Helen Zouvelekis, Communications Director
       
     
Jane Smith, FAIA, IIDA, Partner
       
     
Jane Smith, FAIA, IIDA, Partner

Jane brings a unique combination of creativity and business acumen to Spacesmith. A leader in the design community, Jane is currently Chair of the Interior Design Department, School of Visual Arts, where she helps to strengthen and inspire young talent. Under Jane’s guidance, Spacesmith has been recognized as one of the top 200 “Giants of Design” by Interior Design Magazine since 2005.

Michel Franck, AIA, Partner
       
     
Michel Franck, AIA, Partner

Michel is known for his dedication to teamwork, his precision, and exceptional endurance. A citizen of both Luxembourg and the United States, Michel is fluent in five languages and is a registered Architect in the United States and the European Union. He currently serves as President of the Luxembourg- American Chamber of Commerce.

Marc Gordon, AIA, Partner
       
     
Marc Gordon, AIA, Partner

Marc’s lifelong study of history makes him a perfect fit for a firm dedicated to the creation of enduring architecture. He brings 25 years of experience to his current role, in which he oversees the development of construction documentation and specifications. By using emerging technology to build more efficiently, as well as to further the art of design, Marc helps to produce imaginative and inspiring results for Spacesmith’s clients.

Elisabeth Post-Marner, AIA, LEED® AP, Principal
       
     
Elisabeth Post-Marner, AIA, LEED® AP, Principal

Elisabeth Post-Marner is a registered architect with over 30 years of experience in the design of corporate interiors. She has spent much of her career looking at alternative workplace strategies to enhance a client’s productivity. Her projects have received awards from the AIA and United States Green Building Council.

Ámbar Margarida, CID, IIDA, Assoc. AIA, LEED® GA, Principal
       
     
Ámbar Margarida, CID, IIDA, Assoc. AIA, LEED® GA, Principal

Ámbar Margarida is a Principal who has been with Spacesmith since 2009. She has worked with leading global brands on a diverse cross section of architectural interiors projects including Avon, Bacardi, MTV Networks, BlackRock, US State Department Overseas Building Operations and New York State.

As an accredited green building professional, Ámbar is an expert in designing healthy spaces. These are spaces that contribute to employee wellbeing and satisfaction and have healthy indoor air quality, access to quality views and daylight, plantings and proper ergonomics. 

Ámbar teaches in the Interior Design Bachelors program at the School of Visual Arts in NYC and is a founding member of the Latino American Commercial Real Estate Association (LACREA).

William Wong, AIA, LEED® AP, Associate
       
     
William Wong, AIA, LEED® AP, Associate

Will Wong is a life-long New Yorker who is intrigued by the constant evolution of the city’s skyline and infrastructure. Having grown up surrounded by new construction, he is interested in the critical and complex process of building in a dense urban environment. His awareness of designing projects is relatable to the human scale. Will is a registered architect in the State of New York and enjoys traveling with his wife and son in his spare time.

Kristen Persinos, Marketing Director
       
     
Kristen Persinos, Marketing Director

With a strong background in the arts, Kristen enjoys the creative aspect of marketing. When not advocating for the oxford comma, she can be found practicing her pentatonic scales.

Drew Miller, Associate AIA, Associate
       
     
Drew Miller, Associate AIA, Associate

Project Manager

Drew always seeks to find an efficient, holistic approach to all his projects, ensuring a positive and successful outcome for all end users. Drew continues his passion for exploration by competing in triathlons and ultra running events all around the country. When not at work, you can find him weaving through the streets of NYC most mornings and evenings on foot, exploring.

 

Katy Marino, Associate AIA
       
     
Katy Marino, Associate AIA
Alexandra Koretski, Associate
       
     
Alexandra Koretski, Associate

Alexandra’s strong graphic eye, attention to detail and extensive software knowledge enable her to translate individual project needs to reality. Her bright, enthusiastic and dependable disposition makes her a valuable asset to the our team.

 

Roger Marquis, Associate AIA, Client Relations Director
       
     
Roger Marquis, Associate AIA, Client Relations Director

Client Relations & Business Development Director

As an experienced business development professional and former entrepreneur, Roger possesses the motivation and dedication which is necessary to build and maintain long-term client relationships, and is committed to serving the needs of existing and future Spacesmith clients. Roger has a historical interest in architecture and design, and a love for all things nautical, especially sailing and the rich maritime history of  New York.   

Olga Anaya, Associate AIA
       
     
Olga Anaya, Associate AIA

Olga worked for the government division of Historic Zones and Monuments in Old San Juan, PR. After her year of schooling at the Ecole de Architecture in Versailles France, Olga worked at Adrian Smith + Gordon Gill Architecture where she was a critical part of several teams designing buildings all over the world, including Dubai, China, and Mumbai. 

Julia Libby, Associate AIA, Senior Designer
       
     
Julia Libby, Associate AIA, Senior Designer

Julia is a coastal Massachusetts/ Rhode Island area native who relocated to NYC in pursuit of a fast-paced creative environment. She has a wide range of architectural and interior experiences including luxury retail, high-rise residential, commercial headquarters and workplace interiors. Julia has a strong background in the arts; she enjoys painting, figure drawing and creative projects in her spare time. She is currently pursuing her Massachusetts state registration. 
 

Wendy Wisbrun, AIA, LEED® AP, Associate
       
     
Wendy Wisbrun, AIA, LEED® AP, Associate

Originally from Texas, Wendy Wisbrun is a New Yorker at heart. After receiving her Bachelors of Architecture from the University of Texas at Austin, she moved to NYC where she contributed to a wide range of institutional, commercial, and residential projects. Wendy has spent her career developing a deep knowledge base of building science and sustainable, rational construction techniques which she brings with passion to all her projects. Recently back from Toronto, Ontario where her primary focus was creating resilient, modern houses, she has moved to Hudson, NY with the hopes of positively impacting her new community through her interests in low energy architecture, food justice, and environmental stewardship.

Jaclyn Lieck, LEED® GA, Intermediate Designer
       
     
Jaclyn Lieck, LEED® GA, Intermediate Designer

Jaclyn is a Texas native who was drawn to the East Coast for its energy, history and culture. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor of Architecture. Since having worked on projects based in New York, Texas, Washington DC, Germany and Mexico, she is interested in the unique contextual and cultural relationships that exist in the built environment, and strives to study them in every project. Having a longstanding interest in art, she enjoys drawing and painting subjects from her travels in her free time.

Joseph Redwing Miranda, Designer
       
     
Joseph Redwing Miranda, Designer

Joseph’s journey began with an apprenticeship in carpentry, where he studied various types of construction, finish carpentry, fine woodworking, and furniture. This introduction to the built environment led him to the study of architecture. Joseph’s practice draws on the experiences and knowledge he gained as a carpenter, strengthening his skills and success in digital fabrication, computational design, and the realization of complex solutions. Joseph lives in Hudson, NY and when not working on the computer, Joseph can be found in the woodshop, hiking trail, or riding a motorcycle.

Amy Jarvis, AIA, Associate
       
     
Amy Jarvis, AIA, Associate
Max Belyaev, Designer
       
     
Max Belyaev, Designer
Danielle Kachler, IIDA, Intermediate Designer
       
     
Danielle Kachler, IIDA, Intermediate Designer
Matthew Vogel, Designer
       
     
Matthew Vogel, Designer
Caroline Percy, Designer
       
     
Caroline Percy, Designer

With an architect father and an interior designer mother, Atlanta, GA native Caroline Percy followed directly in her family’s footsteps. She received a BFA in interior design from at University of Georgia’s Lamar Dodd School of Art and studied Trade Show Design, Furniture Design, and Art History abroad in Cortona, Italy. When not at a drafting table, Caroline pursues interests in photography and graphic design

Diane McDonald, Administrative Assistant
       
     
Diane McDonald, Administrative Assistant
Andreina Figueira, Designer
       
     
Andreina Figueira, Designer

Library Intern and SVAID Student

Margaret O'Neill, Director
       
     
Margaret O'Neill, Director

Margaret O’Neill oversees the firm’s functioning in terms of Finance and Administration. She oversees office management to achieve maximum expense control and productivity. Margaret draws on over 15 years of experience in which she handles accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll, job costing, project management, budgeting, and completion of financial reports for presentation to accountant and CEO.

Helen Zouvelekis, Communications Director
       
     
Helen Zouvelekis, Communications Director

With a solid background in communications, sales and marketing, Helen brings an in-depth knowledge of marketing management to create an effective and integrated presence.