Richard D'Alessandro, AIA

Senior Project Manager, Architecture

Highly skilled in working with major universities, K-12 systems, commercial clients, and municipalities, Rick has been practicing architecture for 38 years. This Senior Project Manager in the Kalamazoo office brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the company. He approaches the design process with an intensity that gives clients the tools and knowledge they need to thoroughly explore all viable options and make informed decisions about solving their space needs. His leadership skills allow him to build cohesive teams that guide projects from conception through design and construction within budget and on schedule.

Areas of Focus

  • Staff & resource development
  • Client visioning
  • Programming
  • Master planning
  • Site analysis
  • Facility assessment
  • Architectural design
  • Code analysis
  • Project documentation & detailing
  • Construction contract administration


B.S. in Architecture
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Master in Architecture
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

Professional Training & Registrations

  • Licensed Architect Michigan


  • LeChase Hall, University of Rochester, AIA Design Excellence Award
  • Lincoln Park Middle School, AS&U Design Award

Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)

Personal Note

When not helping to create great spaces, he can be easily persuaded to make great from-scratch pizza for family and friends.

Rick D'Alessandro Architecture Wightman Kalamazoo

Contact Richard D'Alessandro

Office: 269.487.9917 Cell: 517.256.4024

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