Alyson is dedicated to helping clients translate their goals and priorities into practical and engaging solutions. She is adept at tailoring each programming and design process to generate fitting solutions to the challenges of revitalizing multi-layered cultural heritage sites. These solutions grow out of the site's heritage while incorporating multi-sensory visitor experiences to support community learning within unique and vibrant social spaces.
Alyson believes in encouraging her fellow team members to continually reinvigorate the firm’s core values of craft, collaboration, stewardship, and community through innovative approaches to designs that merge the ethics of preservation with the best of 21st century technology.
“At QEA we recognize the value existing resources and understand how enhance them so historical places can survive into the future and remain vital.”
- Stanford University, Bachelor of the Arts, Urban Studies, 1989
- University of Virginia, Master of Architecture, 1994
- American Institute of Architects
- Association for Preservation Technology, Washington DC Chapter