Tapati Bose Named New Architect at BJAC

Local Architectural Firm Promotes LEED Accredited Professional.

Raleigh, NC, February 01, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Dan Fields, AIA, principal and CMO at BJAC, pa (http://www.bjac.com), an architectural firm offering services for specialized, complex healthcare, education, research and municipal projects, has announced that Tapati Bose, LEED AP, has received her architectural registration. Bose has been with the firm since 2007 and handled the LEED certification process for the North Carolina History Center at Tryon Palace. She is currently working on Hillsborough Hospital. Previously a designer at the firm, as an architect, Bose will produce construction documents, perform code review and analysis, coordinate with consultants, and participate in project design.

As an intern architect at BJAC, Bose earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP) by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). This professional certificate recognizes individuals with extensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles as well as a familiarity with LEED requirements, resources and processes. LEED is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings. Bose earned a bachelor’s degree in architecture in Bangalore, India, and a master’s in architecture at Texas A&M University.

“I am pleased to have achieved this milestone,” said Bose. “BJAC has supported my growth and education in architecture, providing me valuable experience with important institutional and healthcare projects through all levels. I believe that sustainable design enriches all our lives and, as an architect, I can make a difference in the community through design.”

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- Bose earned a bachelor's degree in architecture in Bangalore, India and a master's in architecture at Texas A&M University.

- She is certified as LEED BD+C.

About BJAC:
Architectural firm BJAC, pa, offers professional services for specialized, complex institutional projects. The firm provides design expertise to healthcare, K-20 education, research, museum and municipal clients, along with a broad range of in-depth services, including architectural design, pre-design, programming, design, master planning, interior design, construction management, contract administration and design build. Established in 1994 by CEO and Managing Principal Lou Jurkowski, FAIA, BJAC is one of the largest woman-owned architectural design firms in the Southeast, with offices in Raleigh and Charlotte. In 2010, BJAC was awarded Firm of the Year by the North Carolina Chapter of The American Institute of Architects (AIANC). Most recently, the firm was awarded the 2011 Pinnacle Steady Growth and Profitability Master Award by the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call BJAC at (919) 833-8818 or visit http://www.bjac.com.

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