Edward Dionne joined the firm in 1992. He has been Design Principal-in-Charge, Design Team Leader, and Senior Designer for a variety of corporate, mixed-use, and institutional projects.
He was the Design Principal-in-Charge for Salesforce Tower, a 61-story tower—the tallest in San Francisco—adjacent to the new Salesforce Transit Center. He is currently Design Team Leader for Texas Tower, a 48-story tower in Houston, which will be the new global headquarters for Hines. He is also leading the South Station multi-phase air rights development in Boston for Hines as well.
He was Senior Designer for the Buerger Center for Advanced Pediatric Care at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, as well as Torre Libertad, which includes the St. Regis Hotel and Residences in Mexico City; and 560 Mission, the West Coast headquarters of JPMorgan Chase, in San Francisco. In addition, Mr. Dionne was Senior Designer for Nakanoshima Mitsui Building in Osaka, Japan; Sidra Medicine in Doha, Qatar; the 88-story International Finance Centre in Hong Kong; 1500 Louisiana in Houston, Texas; the Theodore Roosevelt U.S. Courthouse in Brooklyn, New York; and the Petronas Towers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Prior to architecture, Mr. Dionne was a professional musician and worked with a variety of volunteer organizations, such as Habitat for Humanity, the Big Brother program, Special Olympics, among others. He is currently working on an illustrated novel.
Mr. Dionne received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Bachelor of Architecture from The Pennsylvania State University. He has been an instructor at Temple University and at the Architectural Resource Center.