New Haven, CT Newman Architects has promoted Paul Santos, AIA, to associate principal. A graduate of Penn State University, Santos joined Newman in 2006 and has been integral to the growth of the firm’s multifamily housing and mixed-use development practice. He has over 20 years of experience, specializing in mixed-market, affordable housing, and Passive House development. Santos applies his passion for sustainable design to each project he is involved with, aiming to achieve higher levels of energy efficiency and better indoor air quality.
Santos is currently leading a 114-unit project in the Hill Central neighborhood, which will be one of the city’s first passive house developments, and a 126-unit project on Elm St., the city’s first modular high-rise apartment building.
Other notable projects include Stamford’s 523 Canal St., and the revitalization of Stamford’s West Side neighborhood with more than 700 new units of mixed-market housing. In the Black Rock area of Bridgeport, Santos completed Southwest Community Health Center – Albion St., Connecticut’s first project to blend healthcare and affordable housing as a joint venture with the Housing Authority of the city of Bridgeport.
“Paul’s leadership and knowledge of housing is imperative as our business continues to grow in this practice area,” said Brooks Fischer, principal at Newman. “His extensive housing and management experience as well as his knowledge of the region’s market has been invaluable to our firm. We are very proud of Paul’s hard work over the years and look forward to what the future holds for Paul at Newman.”