About

EMAIL:       averymiyasatohandy@gmail.com

WEBSITE:   www.averymiyasatohandy.com

Avery has professional experience in architecture and design, as the design leader of a wide array of corporate, retail, hospitality and educational projects in terms of size, scope and complexity.

His highly effective verbal and graphic communication skills keep the project team informed and our clients assured that project needs and expectations will be fulfilled.  As Creative Director, it is his responsibility to develop client relations and nurture professional relationships. On each project he works with clients to determine project goals, develops the overall design concept, and to ensure a high quality standard for drawings, from space plans to construction details, selecting appropriate materials, furnishings and lighting that reinforce the design concept.

In 2016, Avery served as a judge for IIDA's Asia Pacific Design Awards and routinely serves as a juror for Pratt School of Architecture, F.I.T., S.V.A. and The New York School of Interior Design final thesis courses.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 2017-2018, TPG Architecture, Creative Director

  • 2014-2017, Ted Moudis Associates, Design Director

  • 1997-2014, Mancini Duffy, Principal, Studio Leader, Design Director

  • 1995-1997, Perkins & Will, Project Designer

AWARDS / PUBLICATIONS:

  • Contract Magazine, MetLife Cafe 85 Broad Street, New York, NY, April 2017 Issue

    https://www.contractdesign.com/galleries/projects-hospitality/after-the-flood/#1

  • Contract Magazine, 55 Water Street Cafe, New York, NY, April 2017 Issue

  • Society of American Registered Architects Professional Design Awards (SARA), NY Mets, 2008

  • SARA Professional Design Awards, Award of Honor, Time Warner, 2007

  • SARA Professional Design Awards, SportsNet NY, 2006

  • SARA New York Council Awards, Goldman Sachs, 2005

  • SARA New York Council Awards, EMI Recorded Music, 2004

  • SARA New York Council Awards, Time Warner, 2004

  • SARA New York Council Awards, SL Green Building Lobby, 2003

  • SARA New York Council Awards, Reed Elsevier, 2003

CERTIFICATIONS/AFFILIATIONS:

  • IIDA Professional Member

  • NCIDQ Certified

  • CID (Certified Interior Designer) in New York State

  • AIA Interiors Committee Member (1997‐1999)

  • Pratt, S.V.A., F.I.T. New York School of Interior Design, Senior Thesis Jury Member