LAGUNA HILLS, Calif., Aug. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Alexandra Gomez was the first employee to join Architecture Design Collaborative as one of the founding members in January 2014. She has worked with Craig Chinn - President and Founder of ADC since 2011. She manages the multi-disciplinary architecture and design firm's largest retail projects and clients across the US and will continue to do so in her new role as Principal of Retail Environments. Mrs. Gomez's work has been integral in the expansion of the Retail Studio, as well as the national and international recognition that the firm has been honored with since their founding nearly 5 years ago.
"Alex provides our clients with the very best service, she has managed our largest and most complex retail projects. Our collaborative design approach ensures our clients with the very best designs and memorable experiences," Craig Chinn, AIA, Principal.
With her experience in the retail shopping environments, Alexandra is credited with the development and implementation of the firm's Mobile Design Studio - an on-site collaborative design charrette service. From designing award-winning shopping centers, to custom lighting and furniture, to enhancing the consumers' shopping experience, Mrs. Gomez has done it all. Her focus of late has been to design experiential nodes to increase shopper dwell time, activating dead courts, and creating outdoor community spaces. She travels between their Orange County and Denver offices to train and mentor ADC employees. On her personal time, she enjoys spending quality time with family and loves the outdoors.
"I am very excited to continue the great collaboration within the ADC team as well as with our ADC clients and partners. The key to great design is creating experiential environments where the different elements of the space coherently work together to satisfy the needs of the user to create both useful and memorable spaces," Alexandra Gomez, Principal.
Architecture Design Collaborative (ADC) also brought on board Scott vonKaenel as Director of Retail. As a new member of ADC, Scott brings over 18 years of commercial and retail experience. Born and raised in upstate New York, Scott is an alumni of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and has been licensed in California for 15 years. He enjoys hiking with his family and performing as an accomplished bass player and songwriter.