Stories of Architects

Stories of Architects postponed due to extreme weather conditions. Rescheduled to Feb. 26.

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February 26, 2019 at The Center for Architecture and Design.

5:00 | Reception

5:30 | Presentation

Come and enjoy an hour of storytelling from local architects and learn all about what the Diversity by Design committee and what we do.

Featuring: Dan Hanes, AIA and Yen Hanes

Yen loves the satisfaction of solving a problem well and this extends to buildings’ systems and architecture. Her work exemplifies careful planning, coordination, and execution of necessary documents for the success of the project. With the mottos “knowledge is power” and “no job too small", she works hard to ensure everyone on the team is well informed, connected, and has the resources needed for timely delivery. Her goal is to provide The Clients with exactly what they need and have fun while at it.

Danial was born in Alaska to Midwesterners who were long on love but short on spelling ability. He grew up in many cities and Air force bases throughout the world. Right out of Architectural school he started working on many large, complex sports projects across the country including Chase Field, Miami Heat Arena, an Olympic Stadium in Atlanta, and Madison Square Garden.

While this work was rewarding, all of the required travel meant he only saw his wife and two small children on weekends. Looking for a change that would allow more time with his family, an opportunity of a lifetime opened up. Nationwide was planning to develop a district around their newly designed Arena. Consequently, he moved with his family to Columbus in 1999 and has since worked on many notable Columbus projects, including: Huntington Ballpark, The Scioto Mile, Nationwide Arena District, Northbank and Parks Edge condominiums. Danial has also been involved in the local design community as a guest Critic for the Knowlton School Architecture and served as a board member for the Center for Architecture and Design.

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