Newman Architects Names New Associate Principals

New Haven, CT – Newman Architects announced it has named two new associate principals: Laura Gilmore, AIA, LEED GA and Abigail M. Carlen, LEED AP BD+C.

Laura Gilmore

Gilmore joined Newman in 2018, bringing a keen design sensibility, a deep commitment to the work, and demonstrated skill in balancing the aspirations of clients, teams, and communities. She has led the design of several major mixed-use developments in the region, as well as worked closely with consultants, contractors, and teams to execute intricate historic renovation projects. She has developed concepts across Newman’s market sectors that advance the firm’s collective thinking about design, sustainability, process, and technology, and is the leader of Newman’s Design Methods Knowledge Group.

Abigail M. Carlen

Carlen joined Newman in 2021 as director of marketing and communication, bringing more than two decades of experience marketing design-oriented architecture firms in New York and Portland, Ore. Since joining the firm, she has made significant improvements in the efficiency of Newman’s marketing processes. She co-leads the Office Culture Knowledge Group, working to bring events and opportunities that enrich staff experience and connect the firm to its larger community. She is a member of the Society for College and University Planning and the Society of Marketing Professional Services and is a LEED Accredited Professional.

Gilmore and Carlen join the firm’s current leadership group of Principals A. Brooks Fischer, AIA; José A. Hernández, AIA, NOMA, LEED GA; Melinda Marlén Agron, AIA, NOMA, LEED GA; Peter Newman, Assoc. AIA; and Richard Munday, AIA, and Associate Principals Howard Hebel, AIA; Michelle Ariola Newman, IIDA, WELL AP; and Paul Santos, AIA.