November 15, 2021
HED is pleased to welcome Robert Filary, AIA, to the firm as Associate Principal, Architectural Design Leader in Northern California
HED is pleased to welcome Robert Filary, AIA, to the firm as Associate Principal, Architectural Design Leader in Northern California. Robert brings over twenty-five years of experience leading integrated design teams to think creatively in the execution of technically sophisticated commercial and institutional projects in a range of markets. In this role, Robert will direct HED San Francisco’s’ and Sacramento’s' architectural design and planning disciplines while overseeing complex multidiscipline design efforts, ensuring quality and leading commitment to the daily practice of HED’s core values of integrated practice, critical thinking, and design excellence.
Prior to joining HED, Robert acted as the Director of Design at Quattrocchi Kwok Architects in Oakland and Santa Rosa, CA; and as Design Manager with CallisonRTKL’s Seattle, WA, office where he led design teams by establishing initial exterior and interior design visions, identifying project goals, and guiding the project teams to realize aspirational, responsive, and sustainable building design solutions. An energetic advocate and leader in the Architectural community, Robert has served as AIA President at both the local and state levels, and he continues to sit on the Board of Directors for AIA Redwood Empire. As a further commitment to advancing the profession, Robert has shared his design knowledge through his teaching at the Boston Architectural College and University of Nevada Las Vegas.
Robert’s commitment to creative leadership and experience overseeing design, technical, and creative excellence in the practice of architecture will be integral to HED’s effectiveness toward its mission: Advancing Your World, through the Positive Impact of design, our teams create exceptional solutions for our clients, the community, and the world.