Randolph Volenec joined Pelli Clarke Pelli Architects in 2003. He has been a senior project manager for some of the firm’s most complex projects including major commissions for transportation and the firm’s largest performing arts center. He has also worked on academic and institutional projects.
He was the senior project manager for the Salesforce Transit Center, a multi-modal transportation hub in San Francisco that includes a 5.4-acre rooftop park. He is also managing the new Louis Armstrong International Airport project in New Orleans and Parcel F, a residential tower that will be directly connected to Salesforce Transit Center.
Mr. Volenec was the on-site senior project manager for the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County. The 500,000-square foot complex includes a ballet-opera house and a concert hall joined by a plaza that spans a major roadway.
As project architect, Mr. Volenec was involved in commissions including Sidra Medicine, a 1.5 million-square-foot, 350-bed freestanding acute care hospital with 43,000 square feet for research in Doha, Qatar. Other projects include the Cooperative Arts and Humanities High School, a magnet school with a 350-seat theater and specialized classrooms and studios in New Haven, Connecticut, and the National Children’s Museum that was proposed for National Harbor near Washington, D.C. Mr. Volenec received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Nebraska.