José A Hernández, AIA Named Principal for Newman Architects

New Haven (January 2015) – Newman Architects of New Haven, Connecticut and Washington, DC is pleased to announce that José A Hernández, AIA has been named a Principal of the firm. José is a member of the Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) and directs the firm’s Design-Build initiatives.

A graduate of the University of Texas’ School of Design & Fine Arts, José joined Newman Architects in 1998 and was made an Associate Principal in 2005. José has been the Senior Project Manager on a wide range of project types with a focus on public and private higher education facilities and municipal projects throughout the United States. He has worked on the campuses of the University of Connecticut, Keene State College, Wesleyan University, Yale University, Western CT State University, and St. Mary’s College of Maryland, among others. His recent work includes the Nursing School and new and renovated residence halls at Fairfield University, renovations and additions to Patapsco Hall at UMBC, the library expansion and renovation in Ridgefield Connecticut, and the recently completed Design-Build Camp Niantic Regional Training Institute.

Founded in 1964, Newman Architects provides master planning, programming, architectural, and interior design services. Located in New Haven, Connecticut and Washington, DC, the firm is recognized for the design of new buildings, as well as the renovation and restoration of landmark buildings, and is noted for the design of buildings that enhance their physical setting and accommodate human behavior patterns of use and social interaction. Newman Architects is the recipient of over 150 awards for design excellence, including five national AIA Honor Awards.