San Francisco — Kuth Ranieri Architects has promoted Ophelia Wilkins, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, to the position of associate, announced Byron Kuth, FAIA, managing principal of the firm.
Ophelia joined Kuth Ranieri in 2015 and has more than a decade of experience in architecture, with a particular focus on transportation buildings and sustainable rural affordable housing. Since 2011, she has been engaged in virtually all phases of design and implementation for a variety of projects at the San Francisco International Airport (SFO). Her recently completed SFO projects with Kuth Ranieri include the Terminal 1 Big Room. Currently, she is managing the design and documentation of the Terminal 1C Arrivals Level baggage claim area at SFO.
A registered architect in the state of California, she received a master of architecture degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2007 and a bachelor of science degree from Brown University in 2001.
Prior to joining Kuth Ranieri, Ophelia contributed to numerous projects in the Bay Area, including space planning for the downtown San Francisco BART stations, design of the 24th and Mission BART Plaza renovation, and improvements for Balboa Park BART Station. From 2007 to 2010, Ophelia was a Rose Architectural Fellow based in Durango, Colorado, where she developed and designed deeply energy-efficient homes and a net-zero energy prototype.
About Kuth Ranieri Architects
Kuth Ranieri Architects was founded in 1990. The firm has produced a broad spectrum of projects, from small-scaled objects and museum installations to buildings and urban planning proposals. Current projects include: The Randall Museum Renovation (with Pfau Long Architecture), SFO Terminal 1 Center (with Gensler) and the Golden State Warriors Chase Center Esplanade (with Gensler). Kuth Ranieri has earned a national reputation for innovative works that integrate current cultural discourse with contemporary issues of design, technology, and the environment.