Serge Drouin, AIA, DPLG

Founding Principal

Serge Drouin was born in Paris, France in a family of architects, art gallerists and artists.
He graduated from the École d’Architecture de Paris Belleville in 1998. Prior to co-founding AtelierTek, Serge worked at Polshek Partnership in New York from 1999-2000 on the Smith College Brown Fine Art Center. He joined Renzo Piano Building Workshop in 2000 to work on the New York Times building at first in Paris during all the Design Phases, and then moved to New York to oversee the three and a half years of construction until the completion of the building. Concurrently, he worked on the Columbia University Manhattanville Campus Master Plan and re-zoning, and on the design and construction of the Jerome L. Greene Science Center, the Lenfest Center for the Arts and The Forum in New York City. He also worked on the design of the envelope of the Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, and on the exterior envelope for Eighty Seven Park, a residential building in Miami. He also worked on confidential projects on concept design for super tall towers in NYC, and adaptive reuse private schools in NYC, London and China. 
Serge was Partner
at Renzo Piano Building Workshop and responsible of the New York office.  

Serge is a member of the AIA, and he is licensed in the US and in France. 

He has lectured at the School of Architecture of the University of Houston, at the CTBUH, the Architectural League of NY and the UNAM in Mexico City. He was guest critic at the Columbia University School of Architecture.  

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. 

Carrie Wilbert, HMONP, DSA

Architect, Urban Designer

Carrie Wilbert is an architect and urban designer educated and trained in Kansas and France.  Prior to joining AtelierTek in 2021, she worked for over 8 years in Paris on projects specializing in urban regeneration and resilience.

She started her career working on large-scale international projects, including designing a cover for the Pan-American highway with an urban park running through the center of Santiago, Chile, and a master plan for Wuhan, China focused on connecting three major universities, and improving the urban fabric to benefit local residents and better retain post-graduate talent in the city.  She then worked on local Parisian projects such as a brewery design for the Scottish craft brewery, BrewDog, and an urban re-activation development along the ring road (peripherique) as local architect for Heatherwick studios. She has led the design, coordination, and documentation efforts for many creative, ambitious projects at all scales.

Carrie holds an M.Arch from Kansas State University and a DSA post-graduate degree in urban design from ENSA Paris Belleville. She is a licensed architect in France and has taught architecture and urban design courses including at Académie de la Grande Chaumière & Charpentier and Kent University in Paris.

Florence Méthot

Architectural Designer, Landscape Architect

Florence Méthot hails from Montreal and brings diverse expertise and sensibilities to AtelierTek.  Just prior to joining us in 2021, she led a design-build effort in collaboration with Taller Ken and FUNdaMENTAL in Mexico.  Florence helped conceive, develop and document the design, recruit partners, and execute the construction of Teatro Estación Cultural—a public, open-air theater, education and play space to support locals and migrants in the southern border town of Tapachula, Chiapas.

Prior to that endeavor, Florence interned at Taller Ken in Costa Rica, served as Project Manager for the City of Montreal’s Pedestrian and Shared Street Implementation Program from 2016-2018, and interned in landscape architecture for the Montreal borough of Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce.

Florence holds a Bachelor of Landscape Architecture and a Graduate degree in Project Management from the Université de Montréal, as well as a Master of Architecture from City College of New York.  Her work has been widely recognized, including with the 2020 AIA-NY Design Scholarship, an Honorable Mention in the 2020 San Francisco Design Week, the 2020 CCNY Best Portfolio Award, the 2016 Winning Project in the Urban Design Competition for the 375th Anniversary of Montreal, and 2015 Finalist Project for the Canadian Centre for Architecture.  


Andrejs Zarins

Architectural Designer

Andrejs Zarins brings an accomplished, interdiscplinary background, intense curiosity and thorough eye to AtelierTek. 

Andrejs holds a Master of Architecture from Pratt Institute and Bachelor of Arts from Occidental College.  Previous experiences include teaching about design and film, bicycle construction, and project management for a Boston-based construction and development company. His work at Pratt was awarded an endowed scholarship.