Cunningham | Quill Architects is pleased to announce the promotions of Ana Baker, AIA LEED-AP, and Phoebe Larson, AIA LEED-AP, to Associate, Anton Markin, AIA, to Senior Project Architect, Oksana Ramos, AIA LEED Green Associate, to Project Architect, and Alex Comas, AIA LEED-Green Associate, to Project Architect.
Each member of our design team is recognized for their professional accomplishments and on-going commitment to design excellence.
Ana Baker, AIA LEED‐AP, has been promoted to Associate. Ms. Baker has been at the firm for almost 8 years and has worked on the design and detailing of buildings from concept through construction. Ms. Baker’s recent projects have been particularly important to the District including The Capital Yacht Club at the Wharf Development and two of the Mayor’s Short Term Family Housing Facilities in Wards 1 and 7. The Short Term Family Housing Facilities have provided many homeless families a dignified
place to live while getting back on their feet and enabled the Mayor to close DC General. Ms. Baker also supports her firm in duties relating to technology advancement, general management and business development.
Phoebe Larson, AIA, LEED-AP, has been promoted to Associate. An architect with Cunningham | Quill for over 9 years, her projects focus on good design, sustainability, and community connectivity. Ms. Larson’s work represents a wide-range of architectural styles, from historic to modern. She has been integral to the success of many of the firm’s award-winning projects including Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship House, Tucker Hall at the College of William and Mary, and multiple residential renovations and additions. Her commitment to historic preservation and conscientious approach to sustainability makes her an invaluable asset to the office.
Anton Markin, AIA, has been promoted to Senior Project Architect. A member of the Cunningham | Quill team since 2010, Mr. Markin has a background in engineering, giving him a unique perspective on the importance of collaboration with consultants to achieve the most elegant and efficient designs possible. This has served him on large-scale projects like the R.I.S.E. Demonstration Center at St. Elizabeth’s campus in Washington, D.C. and Dairy Market, a multi-phase residential and commercial project in Charlottesville, VA. Mr. Markin is committed to incorporating responsibility and sustainability as an innate part of every project from its inception to completion and habitation.
Oksana Ramos, AIA, LEED-Green Associate, has been promoted to Project Architect. Ms. Ramos joined the firm in 2011. Since then she has designed single family and multifamily residential projects across the Metropolitan region. Her diverse portfolio includes modern new construction and transitional historic renovations. Ms. Ramos’ mission is to approach design through detail, vast research and a rigorous process. An active member of the community, she participates in local building and architecture organizations and contributes daily to the firm’s image through leadership in social media marketing.
Alex Comas, AIA, LEED-Green Associate, has been promoted to Project Architect. Mr. Comas works on a variety of project types in the office. He has a particular interest in the intersection of community and architecture in urban environments and the role that design plays within a city. Currently Mr. Comas is working on multiple large-scale multifamily projects including short-term family housing for Ward 1 District residents and Campus Commons, a multi-phase commercial and residential project in Reston, Virginia.