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Ryan Lobello, AIA
Senior Associate
Handel Architects

Ryan Lobello is a senior associate at Handel Architects, which he joined in 2012. His work has focused on sustainably designed high-rise residential projects, including serving as project architect for Cornell Tech’s residential tower, The House, on the new Roosevelt Island campus in New York City. Completed in 2017, The House is the largest Passive House residential building in the world. Mr. Lobello is currently serving as project architect for Sendero Verde, Handel Architects’ new 698-unit residential mixed-use project under construction in New York City. Sendero Verde is also being built to Passive House standards, and will be the world’s largest fully affordable Passive House building.

Mr. Lobello’s work at Handel Architects includes serving as project designer for Millennium Hollywood in Los Angeles. Prior to joining Handel Architects, he was director of the International Studio at Studio Pei-Zhu in Beijing where he worked on a number of mixed-use residential, cultural, and commercial projects. At Ehrlich Architects in Los Angeles he worked on a number of award winning single-family residences. He received his M.Arch from the University of Cincinnati. He is a member of the AIA, a licensed architect in Illinois, is NCARB certified, and is a Certified Passive House Designer through the Passive House Institute.