Alan Lindsay Berry, AIA, CNU, LEED-AP
Alan Berry’s career has emphasized a comprehensive approach to architectural design with a sensitive concern for a project’s historical, cultural, and environmental context. His projects have focused on historic preservation, adaptive reuse, and sustainable design, and have included a variety of building types from residential to liturgical spaces, the redevelopment of mill buildings, and design for institutional facilities. Alan strives to build upon the knowledge of our predecessors, merging a vernacular aesthetic with modern technology, as we face the economic and environmental challenges of our times.
Diane Abate, RA
Architect, Project Manager
Diane brings over 20 years of experience in the field of design and architecture. She earned her Bachelor of Science: Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture: Architecture degrees from CUNY Spitzer School of Architecture, graduating with honors and receiving an Excellence in Design and Best Thesis Project awards. Prior to joining S&A, Diane was an Associate with Peter Gisolfi Associates, located in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York. Diane thrives on applying her extensive knowledge of project management, building design, and construction document production to her new projects, and is excited to play a role in the design and development of surroundings she now calls home.
Jeremy Toal, RA, LEED-AP BD+C
Senior Project Architect
Over the last 27 years, Jeremy Toal has acquired a breadth of experience in numerous building and project types, and a depth of skills within all phases of the design and construction process. He approaches every project with curiosity, creativity, and a collaborative spirit—fueled by a deep knowledge of and passion for construction, building systems, and sustainability. As a Registered Architect and LEED Accredited Professional, Jeremy brings experience in commercial, industrial, healthcare, municipal, multifamily, and education projects to the S&A Architecture team.
Katherine May, AIA, NCARB
Recently relocating to southern Vermont from the Midwest, Katherine is a licensed architect with 10 years of experience in design and construction management. Equipped with a wide range of skills, her design work has focused primarily on small scale hospitality, corporate, and industrial projects. Most recently, she was an in-house architect and project manager for one of the largest craft breweries in the United States, where she oversaw design and construction of large projects, from pre-concept through occupancy, and coordinated multidisciplinary teams in the role of project manager. Katherine is excited to be part of the S&A Architecture team, and looks forward to applying her vision and experience towards creating realistic, achievable, and intrinsic designs.
Allyson (Ally) Bedard received a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture with a minor in Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences from Keene State College. While attending Keene State, she was awarded first place in the 2014 NESEA Net-Zero Energy Student Design Competition for the Residential Retrofit category. The following year, Ally received a second place award for the 2015 Marvin Design Studio Challenge. Her experience includes drafting, building materials, project management, and designing. Ally is passionate about sustainability and restoration with a desire to apply her knowledge of retrofitting within the community focusing on historic preservation.
Niyas Moidu Mullerikandiyil
After graduating with a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Manipal University, Niyas moved to New York City to earn a Master of Science in Architecture from Pratt Institute School of Architecture. His MS Arch studio projects were selected for the WeWork Internship and also exhibited in the Pratt Institute School of Architecture End of Year Show for their degree of excellence. Niyas began his career as a Junior Architect in Dubai, working on various scale of hospitality, commercial, and residential projects across the Middle East. Upon his arrival in New York, he continued his work as a Design professional, developing solutions to technical and design problems, deductive reasoning, and architectural aspects. He is pleased to be part of the S&A Architecture team and looks forward to excelling in the field of Architecture.
Emily C. Orell
Emily earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree from Keene State College, where she minored in German language and literature. While a student there she was actively involved in the KSC chapter of AIAS (American Institute of Architecture Students), serving as secretary, president, and events coordinator. Her studies abroad took her to Berlin, Germany, where her focus was on sustainability and future cities design. Designing a Health and Wellness Center for Health Development Initiative in Kigali, Rwanda was a highpoint of Emily’s college experience. She has experience in drafting, project management, 3D modeling, design, and is passionate about sustainability and historic preservation.