Lerner Ladds Bartels, is pleased to announce that Neal H. Bijlani, Director of Design Technology, and Jonathan M. Taylor, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP have been named Associates in recognition of their significant value to the continued growth of the firm.
Neal Bijlani graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Since joining LLB Architects in 2005, he has been instrumental in strengthening the firm’s architectural digital practice. He has also served as the primary engineer for the development of the technological infrastructure needed to support the firm’s Facilities Assessment Solution, a space inventory and building assessment service. Neal resides in Providence. “For a long time, Neal in his role of Director of Design Technology has been a leader, teacher, and mentor in the area of our architectural digital practice,” said Principal Kathleen Bartels. “He has been instrumental in ensuring that our firm explores and adopts the many technological developments our industry has seen in recent years. Our success in introducing new technological infrastructure and software is directly due to Neal’s ability to evaluate their fit with LLB’s goals as well as manage the implementation of these initiatives within the firm.”
Since joining LLB Architects in 2011, Jonathan M. Taylor, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP has demonstrated his skill at coordinating large-scale, complex projects and programs. He graduated from Syracuse University with a Bachelor of Architecture, and a minor in architecture history. Projects he is currently working on include Commonwealth Landing in Fall River, MA, renovations at Bryant University in Smithfield, RI, and residential hall renovations at Brown University in Providence, RI. Past projects include Thayer Homestead in Medway, MA and the Physician Assistant Learning Center for Bryant University in Smithfield, RI. He and his wife Kelly L. Swan Taylor, Esq. reside in Providence “Jonathan brings a strong focus on design excellence to all the projects he manages - particularly during the construction contract management phase of a project,” said Christian Ladds, Principal. “His contribution to the LLB Practice to implement projects as conceived aligns with the emphasis we place on design.” Neal and Jonathan join Senior Associates Aimee Goodwin Lombardo, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP
BD+C and Suzanne DiSalvo, Assoc. AIA, LEED AP in contributing to the continued growth of the firm.