Array Architects welcomed team members Darren Conlen and Sebastian Soler as Principals of the firm today. Conlen and Soler earned and accepted the invitation to become Principal shareholders after demonstrating exemplary leadership in their work with clients and within the firm.
“Darren and Sebastian embody what we call ‘the Array Professional,’” said Noah Tolson, Array Architects’ President. “They are collaborative, communicative customer satisfiers who lead with principle, accountability and expertise.”
Darren Conlen is an Engagement Manager and Principal at Array. Conlen’s design and project coordination expertise has helped the firm regularly exceed client expectations. His technical focus ensures a proper coordination between building engineering elements, the established building program and the aesthetic goals of the institution. Conlen is adept at working alongside project architects, closely examining and fulfilling client design needs, coordinating efforts with consultants and ensuring the proper development of documents.
Sebastian Soler is an Engagement Manager, Principal and Studio Director at Array’s Philadelphia office. Soler has 19 years’ experience leading healthcare project teams in all project phases from master planning, programming and design through construction administration. His experience and skillset allow him to act as a valued mentor to his fellow teammates.
Conlen and Soler join 14 other Principals at the firm, bringing the total to 16.
Recognized as a leader in healthcare facility design, consulting and technology, Array offers knowledge-based, data-informed services, including planning, architecture, interior design, transformation and asset advisory services. Using Lean as a foundation for a unique process-led approach, Array’s deliverables use data and technology to leverage real-time patient and real estate market trends required by today’s healthcare organizations. The company’s devotion to a healthcare-exclusive practice springs from the belief in the power of design and technology to improve patient outcomes, maximize operational efficiencies, and increase staff satisfaction.