Daniel Hammerman, AIA, LEED AP

Founding Principal

Daniel Hammerman is a licensed and registered architect, with a B.A. from Columbia University and M.Arch from the University of Pennsylvania.  Prior to co-founding AtelierTek, Daniel worked for over 12 years at Renzo Piano Building Workshop as a team leader on the design, development, and execution of the Kimbell Art Museum Expansion and the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures.  Daniel followed both projects
from design phase in Genoa, Italy through realization in Fort Worth and Los Angeles, navigating challenges of design, performance, construction, budget and schedule.  Prior to RPBW, Daniel worked several years at Studio Rinaldi, and interned at Penn-Tsinghua T.C. Chan Center for Building Simulation and Energy Studies, Atelier Ten, Frederic Schwartz Architects, Turett Collaborative Architects, and NYC Dept. of City Planning. 

Daniel has lectured widely including at the AIA Nevada / University of Nevada Las Vegas (2021), Facades Plus Los Angeles (2019), Preserving the Recent Past (Getty Conservation Institute / University of Southern California; 2019), Kansas State University (2016), AIA Fort Worth / Texas Society of Architects (2014), and Boston Society of Architects (2013), as well as serving as guest critic at SCI-Arc (2019), and his toughest presentation to date: Footpaths preschool at the Y of Washington Heights/Inwood.  

Daniel is a member of the AIA, the Architecture League of New York, and a signatory and working group member of US Architects Declare focusing on carbon, biodiversity, and social and environmental justice.