SmithGroup recently appointed Lana Zoet, AIA, IIDA, WELL AP, LEED AP BD+C, to lead the company’s newest Higher Education studio, operating out of the company’s Madison and Milwaukee, Wis., offices. In this role, Zoet will collaborate with multidisciplinary experts locally and across the firm’s Higher Education and Campus Planning groups to create sustainable, future-focused spaces for college and university clients in Wisconsin and throughout the Great Lakes Region. A registered architect with more than 12 years of experience, Zoet joined SmithGroup in 2019 and has designed and delivered classroom, science, engineering, athletics and recreation spaces at prestigious institutions, including University of Iowa, Iowa State University, Drake University, Pennsylvania State University, American Enterprise Group, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and The Harkin Institute for Public Policy and Citizen Engagement.
Zoet earned a Master of Architecture from Iowa State University and a Bachelor of Arts in interior design from Michigan State University. She is a registered architect and holds WELL AP and LEED AP BD+C professional accreditations from the International Well Building Institute and U.S. Green Building Council, respectively.