Ware Malcomb Announces Kate Lyle Promotion to Studio Manager

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Maria Rodgers, Public Relations Manager, 949.660.9128, mrodgers@waremalcomb.com

Maureen Bissonnette, Associate Principal, Marketing, 949.660.9128, mbissonnette@waremalcomb.com



IRVINE, Calif. (September 22, 2020) – Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Kate Lyle has been promoted to Studio Manager, Industrial Cold and Food in the Irvine, Calif.-based headquarters office. In this role, Lyle leads the growth of the Industrial Cold & Food Studio and manages select projects.

Lyle joined Ware Malcomb in 2019 as Senior Project Architect, specializing in complex project types including food processing, manufacturing, and cold storage. She is active in the Controlled Environments Building Association (CEBA) and excels in planning, interpreting, organizing and managing these specialized projects through all phases of development, including monitoring budgets and managing the project team.

“Kate’s devotion to her work, financial astuteness, attention to detail, and skill with our clientele has quickly made her an integral part of the Ware Malcomb team,” said Greg Spon, Director, Architecture of Ware Malcomb’s Irvine office. “As the Industrial Cold and Food sector continues to grow across the country, we look forward to her continued contributions and success at Ware Malcomb.”

Ware Malcomb is an industry leader in Cold Building projects, a unique and highly specialized sector within the industrial real estate market that includes cold storage, food processing and production facilities, cold laboratories, and cold medical and pharmaceutical facilities. The complex requirements of Cold Building construction and renovation include refrigeration systems, material handling, fire suppression systems, and the latest food safety requirements from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Health Departments. The firm combines this knowledge with the latest developments in technology, trucking, rail, automation and third-party logistics to design aesthetically pleasing buildings that are highly functional.

A licensed architect in the state of California, Lyle brings over 15 years of architectural design expertise to the Ware Malcomb team. Her expertise includes project management, programming and conceptual design, design development, construction drawings, and construction administration. In addition to being a Cold Building specialist, Lyle’s experience includes a wide variety of project types such as industrial, office, corporate, commercial, retail, governmental and education projects.

Lyle holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Architecture from the University of California, Berkeley.

About Ware Malcomb (waremalcomb.com)

Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 15 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 25 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit http://www.waremalcomb.com/news and view Ware Malcomb’s Brand Video at youtube.com/waremalcomb.

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