Blackney Hayes Architects Appoints Two New Associates

January 6th, 2016 by ataylor

Blackney Hayes Architects is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew Lengel and Robert Wong to Associate. These individuals have a proven record of excellence in design and dedication to servicing our clients.

Andrew Lengel

Andrew Lengel’s career at Blackney Hayes Architects spans over a 15 year period. Andrew is an experienced designer who has demonstrated technical expertise and a complete understanding of the design, functionality and construction of buildings. Andrew’s effective communication style and ability to successfully manage and execute design projects makes him an integral part of the Blackney Hayes team.

Andrew’s select project experience includes:

  • Le Meridien Hotel: AIA award recipient, this project consisted of the adaptive re-use of a historic, 10-story YMCA building (c.1909) into a 200 room luxury hotel.
  • Edwards House: Design of a new 10 unit, 4-story luxury condominium in Ardmore, PA.
  • Merion Golf Club: Pavilion addition, new maintenance facility, and training and practice center.

Andrew received his Bachelor of Architecture from Drexel University.

Robert Wong, LEED AP

Robert Wong is a highly educated, versatile and experienced project manager with 18 years of experience.  His participation in all aspects of the design process reinforces his ability to creatively manage many different project types and client vision from the conceptual design stage through project completion with successful execution.Some of Robert’s projects include:

  • Norris Apartments: The first LEED Gold affordable housing project development for the Philadelphia Housing Authority; Norris Apartments is a mixture of 51 walk-up apartments and townhomes located near Temple University.
  • Pearl Condominiums: A 100,000 SF complex with 85 residential and10 commercial units in Philadelphia’s Chinatown community.
  • Chestnut Street Redevelopment: Transformation of the 1100 block of Chestnut Street to accommodate a mixed use complex, including 104 loft-style apartments and along with eight, 2-story duplexes above retail space.

Robert is a LEED Accredited Professional, attaining a Master of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Pennsylvania State University.

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