Task Force to Focus on Elevating the Design of Educational Environments
Quinn Evans has announced that Tracy Hucul, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, an associate with the firm, has been named co-chair of the American Institute of Architects’ (AIA) Committee on Architecture for Education Advocacy Task Force. In her new role, Hucul will lead national advocacy efforts related to educational facilities and learning environments with the goal of positively shaping the future for educational architecture.
An architect with extensive experience in school design with a focus on transformative modernizations, Hucul will facilitate national conversations between architects, educators, specialists, and learners on topics related to educational environments. She will also help develop projects and documents that advance and guide the profession and the collective work within educational architecture. Hucul will work with the AIA Advocacy Committee to rally causes related to educational spaces and architecture and will focus on elevating the quality and design of all types of educational, cultural, and recreational facilities.
Hucul holds a Master of Architecture (2007) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Arts (2004) from the University of Florida. She has been involved in several major educational facility design projects in the Washington metropolitan region, including the modernizations of the Marie Reed Community Learning Center, McKinley Middle School, and Kramer Middle School, all in Washington, D.C.; and renovations to Dorothy Hamm Middle School (formerly Stratford Junior High School) in Arlington, Va.