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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Charles began his journey in architecture starting at a young age working as a fabricator and millworker. His background has greatly influenced his interest in design, applying fabrication techniques and an ergonomically driven design process to his work. Charles graduated magna cum laude from The City College of New York Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture where he took a strong interest in computational design, digital fabrication, sustainability, and environmental studies.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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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.
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.