Boston—Ann Beha Architects is now Annum Architects. The announcement was made by Philip Chen FAIA, with Ann Beha FAIA, Thomas Hotaling AIA, and Steven Gerrard AIA,
Annum Architects will build on Ann Beha Architects’ accomplishments and a new generation of leadership.
Philip Chen FAIA, firm President, noted: “Annum Architects continues ABA’s remarkable legacy and points toward the future. Our transformative work explores the dialogue between historic and contemporary architecture and is rooted, like our new name, in the idea of time.”
Annum continues a tradition of collective leadership and bridging the past with the future to create timeless new settings that serve and strengthen our clients’ missions.
Nationally and internationally recognized for work in adaptive use and contemporary design in historic and valued settings, Annum will continue to advance innovative planning and design for academic, cultural, and civic organizations.
Annum’s expanded leadership includes Jason Bowers AIA, Katie Gerner AIA, and Ed Rice AIA as Associate Principals; Josh Aisenberg AIA and Bob Carroll AIA joining Elizabeth Nassikas and Ric Panciera AIA as Senior Associates; and Ashley Merchant AIA and Melissa Murphy AIA joining Jackie Flanigan AIA as Associates.
Ann Beha FAIA will be affiliated with Annum as Senior Collaborating Architect, and in 2023 will be Distinguished Visiting Professor of Architecture at Yale University.
“I am thrilled with Annum’s name, mission, and leadership. These reflect a practice marked by innovation and opportunity,” said Beha.
A minority-owned firm, Annum is committed to inclusion, sustainability, mentoring young designers, and welcoming new voices.