Derek Rubinoff, Principal
As the firm’s principal and lead designer, Mr. Rubinoff works closely with clients to conceptualize
innovative designs which articulate and amplify the client’s objectives or brand. Mr. Rubinoff ’s
award-winning designs range from creating bold and memorable places to augmenting the innate
architectural character of existing buildings, all while harmonizing with existing neighborhoods
and surroundings. Mr. Rubinoff is responsible for directing design, managing client relationships,
business development, and firm management. Additionally, Mr. Rubinoff leads projects through
planning approvals processes, presenting to and working with planning departments, historic
preservation commissions, neighborhood groups, zoning, and accessibility boards, achieving
approvals and variances. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie Mellon University.
Dror Amitay, Associate/Senior Project Manager
Mr. Amitay has over two decades of experience practicing architecture and interiors in the US
and internationally. With his senior project management experience and leadership talent, Mr.
Amitay is adept with project budgets, timelines, staffing, client management, and construction
administration. Mr. Amitay is in charge of QA/QC and has been instrumental in the success of
several restaurant, office, residential, and commercial projects. He holds a Bachelor in Practical Architecture Engineering & Interior Design from Meimad College.
Anat Beck-Nachtigal, LEED AP, Project Architect
Ms. Beck-Nachtigal is both a strong senior designer and an experienced project architect. Her
creativity, sense of composition, materiality, and attention to detail bring excellence to our projects.
She holds a Master of Architecture with Distinctions from the highly-rated University of Michigan
Victoria DeVeau, Project Designer
With keen intelligence and thoughtful creativity, Ms. DeVeau conceives and illustrates design solutions which contribute to the excellence of our projects. Her production abilities are thorough and timely and she's a terrific collaborator. Ms. DeVeau holds a Master of Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology (gr. 2018).
John Ajibefun, Junior Designer
Always congenial, Mr. Ajibefun applies talent and creativity with a strong work ethic towards each task and project. Mr. Ajibefun holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the Federal University of Technology in Nigeria and is pursuing his Master of Architecture at the Boston Architectural College.
Xuezhu Sun, Junior Designer
Cheerful about learning, Ms. Sun is always eager to jump into a new challenge which will expand her knowledge and abilities. She applies her sense of excellence and dedication to successfully meet deadlines and project goals. She is an outstanding design talent, and has the experience of having interned for internationally-known architect Jean Nouvel. Ms. Sun holds a Bachelor of Architecture Science from the Politecnico di Milano (gr. 2015) and a Master of Architecture from University of Pennsylvania (gr. 2020).