3.11.2011 | Bellevue, Wash. – MulvannyG2 Architecture announces its hire of Ken Sizemore, Design Principal, to its office in Shanghai, China.
MulvannyG2 is gaining market share in three key markets for the firm: the design of commercial mixed-use developments, global corporate office and interiors, and retail stores and centers. To meet growing demand, the firm has invited additional world-class designers, such as Sizemore, to join its ranks.
Sizemore holds a Masters of Architecture in Urban Design from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Design in Architecture from University of Florida. At MulvannyG2, his breadth of experience designing global destinations will complement the firm’s mixed-use design expertise.
His more than 20 years of experience planning and designing includes global, award-winning mixed-use developments, entertainment and retail centers, as well as educational and healthcare facilities. Previous positions include Principal for ka Architecture in Tampa, Fla.; European Design Manager for The Jerde Partnership, London; Associate Director for HOK in both Orlando, Fla., and London; and designer for Richard Meier & Partners, Los Angeles.
Project highlights include:
Universal CityWalk, Orlando, Fla. A 30-acre entertainment village located at the center of Universal Studio’s Orlando Resort including retail, clubs, restaurants, cinema, entertainment venues, and hotels. CityWalk is an acclaimed entertainment brand destination and environment.
Heron City Madrid, Madrid, Spain. A family entertainment destination and open-air center, inspired by the scale of quaint plazas and paseos unique to Madrid. Heron City Madrid has won two International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) awards, including Best Continental Europe, retail category.
Esmeralda CityCenter, Mexico City, Mexico. A newly constructed retail and lifestyle development located in an affluent area of Mexico City, this uniquely designed open-air center is quickly becoming a choice destination for shopping, dining, and family-focused leisure. The design maximizes its site’s natural terrain and breathtaking views to the western valley.
Klanderij City Center, Enschede, Holland. An award-winning 32,000 square meter mixed-use retail entertainment destination in the heart of Enschede is reminiscent of a European “galleria,” serving as a retail passage connecting two sides of the city plaza. Winner of three ICSC awards in 2005.
Kanyon, Istanbul, Turkey. This award-winning mixed-use development within Istanbul’s central business district includes office, retail, and luxury residential components connected by a central, open-air walkway, or “canyon.” The curvilinear design includes an amphitheater, plazas, and rooftop parks and terraces.