Andrea Quilici, AIA, LEED AP, and Senior Associate at Quinn Evans, based out of the Richmond, Va. office, is the newly appointed Chair of Richmond’s Urban Design Committee (UDC). He has been a committee member since November 2017 and will serve as the chair until the end of his appointed mandate in November 2023. The UDC is an advisory board to the Planning Commission that reviews development on public property or in the public right-of-way. In their work, the UDC encourages high standards of urban design and an improved community appearance. Additionally, the UDC evaluates and recommends design overlay districts proposed by neighborhood groups.

Andrea Quilici, AIA, LEED AP

Quilici earned his Master of Science in Urban Design from Eriot-Watt University (1997) and “Laurea” {Master of Architecture} from the University of Florence (1994). He joined Quinn Evans in 2012 and has excelled in creating high-functioning spaces including museums, libraries, and higher education facilities. Andrea brings a fresh perspective to the thoughtful integration of architecture and landscape, and the layering of history in the architectural context that fosters from his studies in Italy.

Andrea makes valuable contributions to the firm through his focus on research-driven designs that optimize life-cycle value and functionality. He makes a positive impact on the world’s environmental health through sustainable design, and was recently featured in the Vox Media video: Why so many new buildings are covered in rectangles discussing rainscreen cladding design materials that promote energy efficiency.