ICON is motivated by design’s ability to positively transform, empower + restore.

We delight in collaboration + commitment to ongoing dialogue + discovery.

We champion innovation to strengthen communities + create enduring value.

13,938
TOD Homes Designed
79
Design Awards
WBE
Woman Owned Business
18,110
Units Designed
-53%
Energy Reduction Across 2030 Projects
90
LEED Certified Buildings
1st
LEED Housing Project in New England
DIV ERS ITY
60% Women • 7% Minority •
10
LEED Platinum Buildings

Leadership

Nancy Ludwig FAIA, LEED AP

President, Senior Principal

Nancy leads our innovative “LIVE” practice with deep experience designing award-winning projects. Clients laud her creativity, enthusiasm and "get-it-done" commitment. She leads ICON's creative design staff and multi-million-dollar projects with sensitivity to local and regional contexts.

Ned Collier AIA, LEED AP

Principal, Education Studio

In its work for institutions, Ned’s “LEARN” practice realizes boldly responsive projects for clients through collaborative design processes engaging all constituents. His optimism and holistic approach to the design process serve clients well. He is a frequent speaker at the Society of College and University Planners (SCUP).

Janis Mamayek AIA, LEED AP

Principal, Director of Architecture

Janis manages staff across multiple project scales and types, while also leading our “RENEW” practice. Her recent work focuses on optimizing value in existing buildings through environmentally‐conscious design and culturally-conscious preservation with a commitment to high performance solutions.

Our Team

Dave Stockless AIA, LEED AP

Associate Principal

Michelle Apigian AIA,LEED AP, AICP, CPHC

Associate Principal, Practice + Sustainability Leader

Kendra Halliwell AIA, LEED AP

Associate Principal, Practice + Design Team Leader

Matt Marotta AIA

Associate Principal, Practice + BIM Leader

Kevin O’Neil AIA, LEED AP

Associate Principal, Practice + Adapt. Reuse Leader

Michelle Waldon AIA, LEED AP, AICP

Associate Principal, Practice + PM Leader

Paul DiGiandomenico AIA

QA/QC Leader

David Wright AIA

QA/QC Leader

Chris Chrysos

Design Team Leader

Gabrielle Aitcheson AIA, LEED GA, CPHC

Sustainability Leader

Janice Marinello CPA

Chief Financial Officer
ICON Architecture

Dave Stockless AIA, LEED AP

Associate Principal

Dave loves the challenge of a complicated project, and is known around the office for his thorough understanding of construction practices. Meticulous with details and organized beyond belief, he proffers our project management protocols and pushes our team to engage leading edge practices. He is a master of getting a project launched and through construction, whether it is residential or mixed use. He earned his Bachelor of Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology here in Boston. 

Michelle Apigian AIA,LEED AP, AICP, CPHC

Associate Principal, Practice + Sustainability Leader

A passionate advocate for sustainability, Michelle is a Passive House trained architect who has completed projects that achieve a 90% reduction in energy usage! An adept planner and a creative designer, Michelle exudes delight while engaging community and clients alike. Her positive "get it done" attitude is a breath of fresh air, and both clients and contractors sing her praises. Michelle received a B.A. from Dartmouth and Masters in Architecture and City Planning from MIT.

Kendra Halliwell AIA, LEED AP

Associate Principal, Practice + Design Team Leader

Kendra lives and breathes design. Skilled as an architectural designer, artist and illustrator, Kendra brings strong delineation and visualization skills to each project. She manages a wide variety of multi-family projects through city zoning and community engagement, working to achieve consensus along the way. She received a B.A. from Hendrix College and a B. Arch from the University of Arkansas.

Matt Marotta AIA

Associate Principal, Practice + BIM Leader

Matt’s creative ability, skill with technology, and good humor make him a favorite leader of our design teams. Matt is a highly skilled architectural designer, facile in 3D and adept with Building Information Modeling to best visualize and communicate a concept.  An astute project manager, he is able to take concepts into reality. Matt received his Bachelor of Architecture from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Kevin O’Neil AIA, LEED AP

Associate Principal, Practice + Adapt. Reuse Leader

Mixing a genuine commitment to green design with a sensitive respect for old buildings, Kevin brings the art of historic preservation to new heights. He manages design and construction, with a focus on revitalizing underutilized, and often unappreciated, structures. He earned an A.S. in Architectural Technology from Hartford State Technical College and a B. Arch from Boston Architectural College.

Michelle Waldon AIA, LEED AP, AICP

Associate Principal, Practice + PM Leader

Thorough, organized and involved, no challenge is too great for Michelle. Her projects range from high-rise to low-rise, and large, mixed use residential development to targeted modernization of aging apartment buildings. She weaves a sense of delight into into every project, both in design and with her engaging team spirit.  She earned a B.S. from Northwestern University and an M. Arch from Washington University.

Paul DiGiandomenico AIA

QA/QC Leader

Paul is a masterful juggler of projects and deadlines! His calm demeanor, acute listening skills, and vast experience have contributed to the successful completion of projects ranging from small public facility upgrades to large, new institutional projects. His extensive knowledge of construction documentation, public bidding, and construction administration has made him a critical member of ICON’s Quality Assurance and Quality Control team. Paul received his Bachelor of Science from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

David Wright AIA

QA/QC Leader

Dave exudes a deep understanding of construction in his management of concurrent multi-million dollar housing developments. Savvy and technically astute, Dave has earned the respect of our staff and clients alike. A problem solver and team player, he relishes his days "on site" drilling into the details with the contractor. Dave is a graduate of both Hartford State Technical College and the Boston Architectural College. 

Chris Chrysos

Design Team Leader

A thoughtful designer and spirited collaborator, Chris refines concepts into beautiful architecture. He knows how a building goes together, and patiently develops the necessary details with an eye towards practical implementation to yield high design. Chris is deeply experienced in multi-family development, whether new construction or adaptive reuse. Chris received his Associates Degree from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Gabrielle Aitcheson AIA, LEED GA, CPHC

Sustainability Leader

Gabby balances the built and the digital realms, equally comfortable on the job site or visualizing a 3D model. With a passion for sustainability and resilient architecture, she investigates smart construction techniques for new and existing buildings. Gabby received her Bachelor of Science Degree at Northeastern University and her Masters of Architecture at the University of Miami.

Janice Marinello CPA

Chief Financial Officer

Janice’s contagious enthusiasm and sharp financial acumen keep ICON running smoothly. She manages our overall financial health, but digs deep into the details to assist Principals and Project Managers with budgets and contracts. Her attention to the details assures economical and efficient delivery for projects around the office.