” Sam believes that both existing and proposed learning spaces should be continuously re-examined to ensure that they enable, not obstruct, the full spectrum of learning modalities.”
Project Manager & Senior Designer
Sam is a Senior Designer and a Project Manager with the firm. Originally from New Orleans, Spokane, and San Antonio; Sam currently lives in Providence, Rhode Island with his wife and dog. Prior to working with us, Sam specialized in the design of zoo exhibits and other institutional projects, and values elegant, surprising, and artfully crafted solutions to design problems of all scales. Sam believes that both existing and proposed learning spaces should be continuously re-examined to ensure that they enable the full spectrum of learning modalities. Sam uses his knowledge of materials and building science to design innovative educational environments that are engaging, tactile, and comfortable spaces.
Sam has worked for FI since 2014, and his projects include the Fedoseevskaya Elementary School and the Mavlutova High School in Kazan; the Middle School renovations for the Academy of the Holy Names in Tampa; and the recently completed Eden park Elementary School Pilot Project in Cranston Rhode Island.
Sam graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design. He has traveled extensively, studying abroad in Scotland, India, and Switzerland. Sam also has a passion for building furniture and supporting the arts.