As one of the principals that opened LRK’s Philadelphia studio in 2016, Nando brings over 25 years of architecture and urban design experience for communities across the country and abroad. His understanding of the interconnectedness of urban planning and architectural design as central to sustainability has been recognized by industry awards at the scale of buildings, neighborhoods, and cities. As an Urban Land Institute (ULI) Full Member, he is actively involved with ULI at both the national and local levels. Nando is a graduate of Temple and Harvard Universities. He teaches urbanism courses at the University of Pennsylvania and resides in Collingswood, New Jersey.