FGM adds to local architectural team

 

From Illinois Business Journal news services

Steve Raskin, AIA, has joined FGM Architects in its St. Louis office.

Raskin will lead the firm’s growing PK-12 education practice and facility design in Missouri. He has more than 20 years of experience in education, higher education, municipal, commercial and laboratory facilities.

raskin steveFor the last 10 years, Raskin (left) worked at another St. Louis firm, where he focused a majority of his efforts on PK-12 and higher education facilities in both Missouri and Illinois.

He has his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Kansas and studied with the Etruscan Foundation Institute in Italy.

Throughout his career, he has been affiliated with a number of organizations, including National Council Architectural Registration Board Construction Specifications Institute, International Code Council, Missouri Structural Assessment and Visual Evaluation (SAVE) Coalition, FEMA Design and Construction Guidance for Safe Rooms Training and Architects/Engineers Project Manager Training through the Illinois Capital Development Board.

Raskin has also served as a presenter for safe room design for the Illinois St. Clair County Regional Office of Education, as well as a presenter for Educational Facilities Planning and Management at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

“We are happy to have Steve as the newest member of our team,” said Tim Kwiatkowski, executive vice president/southern region manager with FGM Architects. “We are looking forward to expanding our PK-12 practice into Missouri and feel that Steve is going to be a valuable asset in our continued growth in this area.”

FGM Architects has offices in St. Louis and O’Fallon, Ill. FGM Architects specializes in the planning and design of environments for study, work and play, from early strategic facilities planning through building and interior design to furniture selection.

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