Architect Luis Vildostegui joins Stantec to lead education design studio in Philadelphia
Stantec welcomes Luis Vildostegui, AIA as a senior education principal in the firm’s national education practice leading the firm’s growing education design studio in Philadelphia, PA.
This respected industry leader brings an outstanding international portfolio of award-winning design in higher education and academic master planning, as well as in the primary education, corporate, and hospitality sectors. He has more than 30 years of academic design experience.
Known for an inclusive and collaborative working style, Vildostegui will manage the studio’s market intelligence program, design direction, project performance, and staff mentorship through the active and elevated engagement of clients.
“Luis is a visionary leader with broad experience in designs that foster collaboration, exploration, inspiration, comfort and security. He will be an important contributor to our practice, and to our clients’ business and education objectives,” says Don Hensley, Sector Lead, Education (US).
Vildostegui is deeply involved with educating future architects. A sought-after guest speaker and design critic, he is often invited to sit on jury panels for architecture schools in the US and abroad. He is a former assistant visiting professor in design at the Tulane University School of Architecture, from which he received a bachelor and a master of architecture degree. In addition, Vildostegui holds a master of architecture from Princeton University.
Stantec’s architecture and design practice in Philadelphia includes 90+ architects, designers, engineers, and interior design professionals providing services to the education, commercial, healthcare, and public sectors. We’re proud of our top ten architecture firm ranking by Architectural Record and as one of the leading education design firms by Building Design + Construction. Our multi-disciplinary education team delivers environments that serve as creative places where students eat, meet, study, socialize, and learn—inside and outside of the classroom.