Spiezle Architectural Group Hires New Director of Campus Architecture

Architectural, interior design, landscape architecture, and planning firm Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc., recently announced that Jeff B. Livingston, RA, NCARB will join the firm as its new Director of Campus Architecture. Livingston has previously served as the Campus Architect and Director of Design at Rutgers University and New Jersey City University, and a large portion of his portfolio consists of educational and life-science facilities, according to a news release.

“I know I can speak for the entire firm that we are excited to have Jeff join the Spiezle team,” said Spiezle President and CEO Thomas Perrino. “Jeff has a tremendous reputation and vast experience, having served in strategic positions in-house for several higher education institutions. His experience is a strategic addition to our education and life-science market sectors and will bring an owner’s perspective to our projects.”

Jeff Livingston, Spiezle Architectural Group
Jeff Livingston, new Director of Campus Architecture at Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc.
Photo Courtesy of Spiezle Architectural Group

Livingston has more than 30 years of architectural experience across higher education, pharmaceutical/biotech, research & development, and manufacturing, the news release reports. His areas of expertise include architectural programming and design, master planning, construction administration, long-range operational and capital planning, and space management. He served as a team member on the development of Rutgers University’s 2030 Master Plan, juggling factors like academic and research strengths, facilities condition assessments and transportation logistics.

Livingston also serves as a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB), and his work on the Indiana State University Power plant won the Midwest Construction Project of the Year Award, the Midwest Construction Top Indiana Projects Award, and the BKD Build Indiana Award, according to a news release.

“Joining Spiezle, a strong education architecture firm, who I had the pleasure to work with when I was at Rutgers on numerous occasions, is an exciting next step for me,” said Livingston. “I’ve been involved with higher education and the life sciences for a good portion of my career. The firm has a great reputation and impressive design philosophy and portfolio. This is an exciting opportunity, and I’m certain we’ll continue to push innovative campus designs forward for all our clients.”

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