announcements

BCT announces new interiors studio director by MJ Dame

  LAUREN REISER  Studio Director, Interiors  laurenr@bctarchitects.com   

LAUREN REISER
Studio Director, Interiors
laurenr@bctarchitects.com  

BCT, the US-based architecture, planning, design and graphics firm, announces new leadership of their Interior Design Studio. Lauren Reiser, a graduate of Eastern Carolina University and a LEED Accredited Professional with 14 years of experience, joined the firm August 6. BCT’s interior design studio is known for its creativity and focus on the end user’s experience. The studio’s collaborative efforts with architects, both within and outside of BCT, and their clients, create high-quality, custom-tailored interior spaces for living, working and playing.

“We are very excited to have Lauren join the Interiors Studio,” Bob Gehrman, Senior Principal, said. “She brings an extensive portfolio working with corporate, multi-family, senior and assisted living, hospitality, restaurant, and retail clients throughout the Mid-Atlantic. Her experience in workplace design is especially important to our future growth. Lauren will play a leadership role with the goal of expanding the studio and offering greater services to our clients.”

Prior to joining BCT, Lauren served clients throughout the region including COPT, BGE and JLL. She has also had the opportunity to provide design services for Exelon and several Erickson Living communities throughout the US.

BCT announces new graphics studio director by MJ Dame

  BRENNAN MURRAY  Studio Director, Graphics  brennanm@bctarchitects.com   

BRENNAN MURRAY
Studio Director, Graphics
brennanm@bctarchitects.com  

BCT, the US-based architecture, planning and design firm, announces Brennan Murray as the Studio Director of Graphics.

“Graphics has been a core service in our firm since our founding nearly 50 years ago, and we are excited to build on that history by welcoming Brennan back to our family, after several years away working in the DC market,” Bob Northfield, Senior Director of Architecture + Design said. “In addition to creating comprehensive environmental graphics packages for our architectural projects, Brennan’s creative skills will enhance our offering with developers, other design firms and real estate consulting firms around the globe.”

Throughout his career, Brennan has produced graphic design solutions for a variety of projects, from mixed-use town centers to large-scale, international planning projects. “His approach to design thinking is both collaborative and in-depth,” according to Northfield, “and it reflects an extensive knowledge of marketable place making solutions within mixed-use environments.”

With a strong background in identity + branding, print, exhibit, environmental signage + graphics and place making, Brennan has experience in mixed-use, retail, entertainment, hospitality, residential, and waterfront developments at any scale. Specific projects include: The Collection in Chevy Chase, Maryland; Stonebridge in Woodbridge, Virginia; Westfield Siesta Key in Sarasota, Florida; Bahçeşehir Park and Mall of Istanbul in Turkey; and Airia Mall in Gurgaon, India.