Field Paoli Architects Promotes Diana Lee to Senior Associate

San Francisco—Field Paoli Architects has promoted Diana Lee, AIA, to the position of senior associate, announced Christen Soares, principal of the San Francisco architectural and urban design firm.

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“Over the past few years, Diana has taken on a substantial amount of responsibility, not only on the client side but also internally,” says Soares. “With every new challenge, she has stepped up and taken a leadership role that has made great improvements to many different aspects of our business. We are happy to elevate her to the next level and see where she takes it from here.”

Diana joined Field Paoli in 2004 as an intern during her last semester of college and has worked at Field Paoli ever since. Her completed projects include stores for Whole Foods Market in Santa Clara, Berkeley, and San Francisco, as well as the Patios at Westfield Valencia Town Center in Valencia. Currently, she is working on the new Whole Foods Market in Sunnyvale and the Draeger’s Marketplace in Los Altos. She is a member of the American Institute of Architects, San Francisco Chapter, and a LEED-Accredited Professional. She received her Bachelor of Arts, Architecture, from the University of California, Berkeley, in 2004.

About Field Paoli
Field Paoli Architects (, is nationally known for its retail/mixed-use developments, urban revitalizations, and community and education buildings. Founded in 1986, Field Paoli has won many awards for innovative building and urban designs that bring social and economic value, and a sense of community spirit, to the cities they serve. Projects underway include the Fashion Outlets of San Francisco; the University of San Francisco Lone Mountain Dining Commons; ongoing work for Whole Foods Markets; renovations to student life buildings at the University of California, Riverside; and town center planning for the Makalapua Project District in Kona, Hawaii.

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