Hord Coplan Macht announces that it has added Steven Orlansky, AIA, LEED AP, as Principal in the firm’s PK-12 studio. Orlansky will be primarily focused on PK-12 work in the Mid-Atlantic region and will be working out of the firm’s DC Metro office.
“We are very excited to welcome Steven to the PK-12 studio at HCM with his deep experience in the K-12 market and his passion for designing inspiring learning spaces,” says Adele Willson, AIA, LEED AP, ALEP, Principal, PK-12 Market Sector Leader, Hord Coplan Macht. “Steven brings significant expertise to our team in both the public and private sector, as well strong relationships with local schools and districts and he is well respected in the community.”
“We are very excited to welcome Steven to the PK-12 studio at HCM with his deep experience in the K-12 market and his passion for designing inspiring learning spaces,”
Most recently, Orlansky was a Principal at Newman Architects and led their regional office in Washington, DC. His portfolio includes significant K-12 public and private schools in the Mid-Atlantic region, as well as higher education projects. He is recognized for the care and attentiveness he brings to the clients he services, and for his skill in facilitating consensus in his engagement with school and neighborhood communities.
“I’m excited to be joining Hord Coplan Macht and to be contributing my expertise and relationships to the continued growth and success of the firm’s PK-12 studio,” says Orlansky. “HCM has long demonstrated its commitment to the region’s school districts and to educational architecture, and the firm devotes considerable resources and its seasoned and talented staff to creating exceptional outcomes for clients. I’m looking forward to working with my colleagues here and our public school and independent school clients to create welcoming and inspiring school environments that reflect the unique character of their students and the communities they serve.”
Orlansky’s recent and notable PK-12 projects in the region include the new Walter P Carter/Lois T Murray Elementary/Middle School in Baltimore, MD, and modernizations of Creative Minds International Public Charter School and Garrison Elementary School in Washington, DC. He has more than twenty years of experience with educational architecture, encompassing new and renovated school projects from campus master planning and renovations to new elementary and middle schools and comprehensive high schools, as well as public and private higher education projects in Maryland, Virginia, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.