Sacramento & Irvine, CA—Studio W Architects is pleased to announce several promotions in our Sacramento and Orange County Studios. Gillian Crane, AIA, and Adriana Mouser, AIA, LEED GA, CDT, have both been elevated to Senior Project Architects, while Lisa May was promoted to Job Captain. The Senior Project Architect role entails leading the design process, developing plans and details for architectural projects, building code compliance, as well as being responsible for interpreting, organizing and executing project assignments. In Lisa’s role as Job Captain, she is responsible for managing the planning and coordination of project assignments, including the selection of materials and systems, coordinating with sub-consultants and assisting with drawing review and development during the construction administration process.
Through Gillian’s 30-year career, she has gained expertise with K-12 education, college/university, civic and ecclesiastical facilities. She is currently leading the design efforts for campus modernizations and new construction work at Buena Park School District and the $54 million Sowers Middle School Reconstruction project. Additionally, Gillian was a key contributor to the design efforts for the Smith Elementary School Administration and Classroom Building and Seacliff Elementary School Modernization, both for Huntington Beach City School District, as well as the new administration and classroom building at Paradise High School. She earned her Bachelor of Architecture from Louisiana State University and is a California registered architect.
Adriana has been with Studio W Architects for the past three years and brings more than 10 years of industry experience. Her design background includes educational, public works, healthcare and retail design expertise. A few of her notable projects with Studio W Architects include the Westmore Oaks School Homecoming Project with Washington Unified School District, Paradise Ridge Elementary School and several other projects in Paradise Unified School District’s rebuilding program, the $32.7 million renovation of Winters High School and phase 2 of Los Rios Community College District’s Rancho Cordova Center—a 21,000 SF, $18.4 million addition to the satellite education campus. Among Adriana’s many credentials include being a California licensed architect, a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design Green Associate (LEED GA) and a certified Construction Documents Technologist (CDT) through the Construction Specifications Institute. She possesses a Bachelor of Architecture from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.
Lisa joined Studio W Architects in 2017 and has been involved in a variety of education, commercial and retail projects. One of her signature projects is the North Natomas Community Center and Aquatics Complex for the City of Sacramento, a $40 million project that is currently in the final stages of construction. Educational projects in her portfolio include the Paradise High School Reconstruction, Paradise Ridge Elementary School Administration/Multipurpose Building and campus renovation, the reconstruction of Ridgeview High School and Winters High School Phase 3 Modernization. Her commercial portfolio includes multiple office tenant improvements, including Studio W’s Sacramento Studio at 1930 H Street and the Douglas Corporate Center in Roseville, CA. Lisa possesses a Bachelor of Arts in Interior Architecture from California State University, Sacramento.