Ed Feiner, FAIA, former chief architect of the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA), has joined the Washington, D.C., office of Perkins+Will as principal. Feiner founded the GSA’s Design Excellence Program and was instrumental in developing the agency’s green-building standards.
Robert P. Madison, FAIA, who in 1954 opened Ohio’s first practice owned by a black architect, was chosen to deliver the commencement address at the Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. Madison, a World War II veteran, holds an M.Arch. from Harvard and studied at the L’Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Paris as a Fulbright scholar. In 1982, he founded the Ohio Association of Minority Architects and Engineers.