AIA, Senior Associate, Handel Architects
Deborah Moelis AIA is a Senior Associate and a founding member of New York-based Handel Architects. She is currently serving as Project Manager for Cornell University’s residential building on Roosevelt Island in New York City. Currently under construction, the tower is being built to Passive House standards, and when completed will be the largest and tallest Passive House building in the world. Recently completed projects include Aire, a 42-story 315-unit residential tower in Manhattan, as well as Millennium Place, a 256-unit residential building in downtown Boston, both of which she managed from design through construction. Ms. Moelis has played an instrumental role in the operation and growth of the firm, both in the New York and San Francisco offices. Ms. Moelis received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Design from the University of Michigan and earned her Master of Architecture from Columbia University. She is a Certified Passive House Designer and has lectured extensively on the principles of Passive House design, including panel discussions at NY AIA and Greenbuild 2016.