ORLANDO — Rhodes + Brito Architects in Orlando announced that Zaid Qumhiyeh and Angely A. Tiburcio have joined the firm as Project Coordinators I.
Tiburcio, a recent graduate of Florida A&M University’s School of Architecture and recipient of a full School of Architecture scholarship, was on the Dean’s List from 2013 through 2017, served as vice president of FAMU’s Green Coalition, and was overall winner of the 2015 Francis D.K. Ching “Studio of the Future” competition.
Tiburcio’s professional experience includes work on revitalization of Green Co Park located on the university’s campus and she was a CAD Drafter for George Coon, Inc. in Tallahassee prior to joining Rhodes+Brito.
Qumhiyeh, a native of Malaysia and graduate of the Infrastructure University of Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, he earned a Masters of Architecture from the University of North Carolina in Charlotte. He also attended summer courses on Roman architecture history in Rome.
Qumhiyeh’s professional experience includes a position as architectural intern at ZAP Group Architects Sdn. Bhd. in Kuala Lumpur.
In their new roles as Project Coordinators I Tiburcio and Qumhiyeh will provide support services for the firm’s project architects, said Ruffin Rhodes, co-founder of the firm. Their responsibilities include consultant coordination and team communication and ensuring projects are in compliance with state and federal regulations.
We are excited to have both of these exceptional young professionals on our team and look forward to their continued growth with our firm.
Rhodes+Brito, an Orlando firm founded in 1996, currently employs a staff of 21, including eight registered architects. The firm has exceptional experience providing architectural services to a wide variety of agencies throughout the state of Florida, including municipal government agencies, federal, education, aviation and senior living facilities. Rhodes+Brito Architects is the current Orlando AIA 2016 Firm of the Year.
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