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Alumna Named Principal & President of Kuhn Riddle Architects

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The School of Architecture extends its congratulations to Aelan B. Tierney, AIA, LEED AP (B.Arch ’92) on being named the first female Principal and President of Amherst, Massachusetts-based firm Kuhn Riddle Architects. In this new capacity, Tierney will continue to work on architectural project design, while also taking on a larger role in day to day management of the firm, focusing on business growth and maintaining a strong connection with clients and business partners.

Tierney has been an architect at Kuhn Riddle Architects since August 2005. While at Kuhn Riddle, Tierney played a lead role in a number of educational, commercial, and residential projects including the Olympia Oaks multifamily affordable housing in Amherst, the PVPA Charter School Theater in South Hadley, and projects at American International College, Western New England University, and Elms College.