Spiezle Architectural Group, Inc., a full-service architectural, interior design, landscape architecture, and planning firm, has announced that Jeff B. Livingston, RA, NCARB has joined the firm as Director of Campus Architecture. A significant focus of Spiezle’s portfolio encompasses educational and life-science facilities. The addition of Livingston, who formerly served as Campus Architect/Director of Design at Rutgers University and most recently at New Jersey City University, will bolster the firm’s planning and design team while enhancing the thought leadership that Spiezle provides their clientele.
Livingston’s architectural background spans over 30 years in higher education, pharmaceutical/biotech, R&D, and manufacturing. He’s expertise includes master planning, architectural programming and design, construction administration, space management, and long-range operational and capital planning. He recently was a team member in the development of Rutgers University’s 2030 Master Plan, which included academic and research strengths, transportation logistics, and facilities condition assessments. It also looked at the realignment of graduate and undergraduate residence halls, capital project planning for new facilities and programable landscape areas, all mandating sustainability using LEED silver as a minimum goal. He is a registered architect and a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB). He received his Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute. He also attended the Royal Danish Academy of Art in Copenhagen, Denmark.
Livingston’s previous work on the Indiana State University Power Plant won awards from the Midwest Construction project of the year, Industrial; Midwest Construction Top Indiana Projects; and the BKD Build Indiana Award. In his time off, Jeff is an avid builder of harpsichords and clavichords.