November 7, 2019 / Member News

Penza Bailey Architects Expands Team

Baltimore, MD (November 7, 2019) – Baltimore-based Penza Bailey Architects welcomes four new members to its expanding architectural team.

James Knost, AIA, joins the team as an experienced Project Manager. He has worked in the industry since 1983 with an interdisciplinary portfolio including senior living, multi-family, retail, commercial and institutional work. Working with the client from schematic design through construction to achieve the best result from both a design and use perspective, he enjoys the interaction and exchange of ideas as a collaborative process. James is currently working on a Maryland National Guard new facilities design in Havre de Grace, MD, as well as a Veterans Administration Medical Center project in Hampton, VA.

Richard Allen, Assoc. AIA, joins the team as Architectural Associate. He has provided designs for a variety of project types including residential, commercial, and historic properties. His skills include site research, design development, and the creation of construction documents, and is an expert modeler in Revit. Richard is currently provided design support for two Maryland State park projects, for a custom residential house and a clubhouse for a residential community in York, PA.

Damssaul Dufrene, Assoc. AIA, joins the team as Architectural Associate. He is a 2018 graduate from Morgan State University. In his previous works, he has provided architectural services in both residential and commercial spaces. Damssaul aspires to become a licensed architect, using his skills, talent and creativity to serve his community and home country Haiti. Damssaul is currently providing design support for major renovations to row houses in Baltimore and Philadelphia.

Kimberly Wojcik, Assoc. AIA, joins the team as Architectural Associate. She has a range of experience varied in scale from interiors to master planning, and has worked on residential, commercial, and hospitality projects in the Baltimore region. Kimberly believes that studying the existing urban fabric is crucial to any design process, in order to allow the design to be as inclusive as possible as a community grows. She is currently provided design support for two federal projects on military bases and a renovation and addition to an existing church.

Release courtesy Penza Bailey Architects