Multi-Housing News: MADGI Hires David J. Stuart, AIA as Studio Director
July 24, 2014
Montroy Andersen DeMarco Hires David J. Stuart, AIA as Studio Director
New York—David J. Stuart, AIA has joined the prominent New York City architecture, design, and planning firm of Montroy Andersen DeMarco (MADGI) as studio director. MADGI’s specialized studios serve multiple markets in the Greater New York area, including multi-family residential, office and corporate interiors, landlord services, retail, entertainment, restaurant and hospitality.
As a studio leader, Stuart is responsible for managing the entire project cycle, from developing proposals to project staffing, site planning, zoning reviews, and preliminary and final designs. He is currently leading the project team for the 17-story, 185,000-sq.-ft. 20 East End Avenue luxury condominium on the Upper East Side in Manhattan, being developed by Corigin Real Estate Group.
Prior to joining MADGI, Stuart has worked for nearly 25 years as an architect at some of the most prominent architectural firms in the nation. These included Meltzer Mandl Architects, an award-winning affordable housing design firm led by Marvin H. Meltzer, AIA, a multifamily architect, who currently serves as one of four MADGI principals. Stuart has also worked at Polshek Partnership (now Ennead Architects), D’IAQ Architects and Loci Architecture.
In addition to his current projects at MADGI, Stuart has worked on more than 30 significant developments and renovation projects throughout the northeastern United States. These included 16 ground–up residential buildings, both affordable and market rate, as well as museums, historic renovations, and schools. His portfolio includes the New Brunswick Gateway Transit Village, a 623,000-sq.-ft. mixed-use residential/commercial development in New Brunswick, N.J, which received the 2012 Smart Growth Award; and the 279-unit, 255,000-sq.-ft. Roscoe C. Brown, Jr. Apartments in the Bronx, N.Y., a recipient of the 2010 QBBA Design Excellence Award.
Stuart holds a Master of Architecture degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a Bachelor of Science degree from Boston University.