Maple earned her Master's Degree in Architecture with a Certificate in Historic Preservation from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, gaining a knowledge of historic and contemporary building design and technology. She believes cultural context and place memory are critical sources of inspiration in a world of increasing globalization and optimization. Prior to joining MIA, she worked at an architectural firm in Shanghai, where she gained experience in a wide range of cultural, mix-use, hospitality, and master planning to retail projects from pre-design to construction.
Amy Gauen, MSHP, LEED AP B D+C, Principal
Amy is a project architect and LEED Accredited Professional B D+C with experience in the design of building additions, interior remodeling, façade restorations, accessibility upgrades, building surveys, and feasibility study reports. With degrees in both architecture and historic preservation, Amy has a demonstrated understanding of the unique issues and challenges of making improvements to meet contemporary user expectations while respecting the integrity of historic buildings. Amy has been with MIA since 2006.
Sarah Haas, AIA, Principal
Sarah is an architect who has been with MIA since 2010. Her experience includes existing building documentation and surveys, design, constructions documents and construction administration on projects that include interior remodeling and restoration, window restoration, exterior envelope restoration and accessibility upgrades in historic buildings.
Mark Igleski, AIA, Principal
Mark is in charge of projects and office production. He has more than 25 years of experience in providing a full range of architectural and historic preservation services. He has extensive experience in façade evaluations, conditions analysis and building rehabilitation. He supervises a broad range of projects to completion, from historic restorations to appropriate repair and rehabilitation.
Erica Ruggiero, Associate AIA, Principal
Erica is an historic preservationist with experience in preservation planning, building surveys, feasibility study reports, rehabilitation and adaptive reuse design, façade restorations, Historic American Building Surveys, and building condition assessments. With degrees in both historic preservation and interior design, Erica has a demonstrated commitment to maintaining the authenticity, integrity, and character of her projects, while adapting them for more modern uses.
Photos: Leslie Schwartz