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Robert Piasecki, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Associate Adjunct Professor



Design and Construction, University of Pennsylvania
Principal at Studio Piasecki Architects and Mad Square LLC, and Sr Project Manager at University of Pennsylvania, Design & Construction, Robert is a creative problem solver, facilitator, collaborator, artist, and teacher.  With over 20 years of working to shape our built environment, completing cumulatively over $370 million of construction across schools, universities, theaters, community centers, dormitories, and homes, he finds great joy in seeing these projects come to life with learning, living, and creativity!  
Graduated summa cum laude from Drexel University, studied abroad in Copenhagen and Rome. Expertise in theater & classroom design, technology integration, sustainability, and project management. Has guided large teams through complex and prestigious projects, such as Drexel’s high rise LeBow College of Business, detailed acoustic renovations in the home of the Philadephia Orchestra, Marian Anderson Hall (formerly Verizon Hall), and UPenn's new Student Performing Arts Center, as well as highly detailed and well considered residential work. Also rehabilitates and manages residential units in Philadelphia through Mad Square, LLC. 
As an Associate Adjunct Professor in the Dept. of Architecture at Drexel University, has been teaching the practice of architecture for the last decade. With his wife and business partner, Kelly Gibb Piasecki, jointly received Drexel’s 40 Under 40 Outstanding Young Alumni Award. A skilled jack of all trades, spent 8 yrs restoring his family’s rowhouse on an historic garden block and co-leads the friends group to maintain the garden. Enjoys running and biking around Philadelphia, and giving back by working with high school students through ACE Mentoring and middle school students through Architecture + Design Education to introduce the next generation to endless opportunities within design.
B. Arch, Drexel University 2006