Huntsman Architectural Group Announces Four Associate Promotions

SAN FRANCISCO – Huntsman Architectural Group announces four new promotions in the firm’s San Francisco office. Promotions include two senior associates – Karen Feltham, IIDA, CID, LEED AP ID+C and Frédéric Côté and two associates – Alaina Ladner, LEED AP ID+C and Scott Brady, AIA, LEED AP. “Each of these talented individuals contribute to our continued effort to better serve our clients and demonstrate our value,” shares president Daniel Huntsman. “They possess unique skillsets and areas of expertise that broaden our design and management capabilities.”

KLF_headshotWith 15 years of experience in architecture and interior design, Karen Feltham IIDA, CID, LEED AP ID+C serves as a senior interior designer, project manager, and sustainability lead.  The breadth of her portfolio includes programming, space planning and interior design for state agencies and corporate, law firm, financial and high tech clients.  She is currently working on the redesign of Delta Dental of California’s headquarters in San Francisco and has recently completed a series of corporate office projects for Kaiser Permanente in Oakland.  Other completed work includes the tenant development of Kaiser’s Pleasanton Technology Campus, the Norwegian Consulate General offices in San Francisco, and the LEED certification for a building renovation project and a tenant development project for Google in Mountain View.

FHC_headshotFrédéric Côté has 18 years of experience as a lead architectural designer and project manager.  His extensive knowledge of core-and-shell renovation is represented in the firm’s more complex building adaptive re-use and upgrade projects such as The Montgomery and The Landmark condominium residences, Pixar Animation Studios, and Palo Alto Civic Center.  Frédéric also serves as the technical lead on large-scale tenant improvement projects, such as the recently completed off-campus office complex for Google in Mountain View.  At the onset of every project, he carefully examines the client’s perspective in order to envision their goals and culture in the creation of physical space.  Currently Frédéric is working on the renovation design of a private residence in Palm Springs and base building and tenant improvements at 600 California Street in San Francisco.

APL_headshotA LEED Accredited Professional, Alaina Ladner, LEED AP ID+C has 6 years of experience in architecture and building sustainability.  Alaina has been an integral member of Huntsman’s project team providing on-call building architectural services to Brandywine Realty Trust and CIM Group in their Oakland-based real estate portfolios.  This has led to the design and build-out of regional offices for the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Social Security Administration, and the Department of Agriculture where Alaina balanced unique user and program needs with building and lease requirements.  Alaina’s current work also include the law offices of Hogan Lovells, where she led the LEED certification process, and Keker & Van Nest, which entails a building renovation and expansion of 633 Battery Street in San Francisco.  Along with Karen, Alaina spearheads building sustainability education within the firm and helps develop programs focused on the LEED certification process and innovation in green building design. Alaina has recently passed the California Supplemental Exam and is soon to be a licensed architect.

SCB_headshotWith more than 28 years as an architect, Scott Brady, AIA, LEED AP, is a project director focusing on healthcare, mission critical, and infrastructure projects. He has led the design and management of large scale mission critical facility projects and has coordinated emergency power and UPS systems for both data center and OSHPD projects. Scott directed the development of a relocation master plan for the Blood Centers of the Pacific and Blood Systems Research Institute and is currently working with the organizations on the programming and design of their new facility. His other projects include the modernization of 200 California Street for high end financial services clients. Scott is managing the firm’s on-call services contract with the California Department of General Services. Projects under this contract include a 30,000 square foot commercial kitchen for the Porterville Developmental Center and updates to the Franchise Tax Board Campus Master Plan in Sacramento. The Porterville project has an OSHPD component and is currently pursuing a LEED-NC rating and Gold level certification.

Founded in 1981, Huntsman Architectural Group is an award-winning 80-person architecture, interior design, and consulting firm with offices in New York and San Francisco. The firm’s recent Bay Area work includes an interior renovation of YouTube’s headquarters in San Bruno, an office relocation for Lithium Technologies to San Francisco, and a collaborative workplace prototype for Kaiser Permanente’s Information Technology group in Oakland.  For more information, please visit

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