SAN FRANCISCO, CA — Lilian Fu has been appointed a senior associate and head of the buildings lighting practice in the San Francisco office of WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services organization.
In her new position, Ms. Fu will manage WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff’s buildings lighting design practice for all of Northern California. The team in San Francisco is currently providing lighting design for the Bangkok Tower and Temple with architects Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP, and the Bechtel Residence Hall at the California Institute of Technology with ZGF Architects LLP.
Ms. Fu has more than 20 years of experience, designing and managing a variety of lighting projects, including offices, laboratories, civic and historic buildings, museums, retail, hospitality, multi-family residential, and urban parks. Prior to joining WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, she was a senior associate with a San Francisco lighting design firm, working on projects such as Google and the Treasure Island Streetscape and Parks Masterplan in San Francisco, the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto, and the Hillsdale Shopping Center in San Mateo, California.
“Lilian is a highly experienced and extremely talented lighting designer whose background includes a diverse array of building types,” said Melanie Taylor, national head of the buildings lighting practice at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff. “Her projects have received prestigious awards from the Illuminating Engineering Society, the International Interior Design Association, and other key design organizations. We are very happy to add her to our team of talented designers.”
“Lilian is a great addition to our lighting team in San Francisco and as part of our national practice,” added Steve Burrows, director of buildings in the U.S. for WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff and managing director of the San Francisco office. “Her talent and experience will greatly benefit our clients on their projects. She is someone we have worked alongside and admired for a long time and so she immediately feels part of our family.”
A graduate of Penn State University with a B.A.E. in illumination engineering, Ms. Fu is a lighting certified professional with the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions. She is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America.
About WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff
WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, one of the world’s leading engineering and professional services consulting firms, provides services designed to transform the built environment and restore the natural one. The firm’s expertise ranges from environmental remediation and urban planning, to engineering iconic buildings and designing sustainable transport networks, to developing the energy sources of the future and enabling new ways of extracting essential resources. Approximately 34,500 employees, including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, program and construction management professionals, as well as various environmental experts, work for this dynamic organization in more than 500 offices across 40 countries worldwide. wspgroup.com/usa; pbworld.com/usa.