AE Works acquires WTW Architects

AE Works Ltd., a building design and consulting firm, has acquired WTW Architects, a leader in higher education design.

AE Works has delivered a diverse range of projects for leading commercial clients, research institutions, hospitals, and public agencies throughout the region and country. The addition of WTW Architects expands AE Works’ presence in Pennsylvania and nationally.

Founded in Pittsburgh in 1959, WTW Architects has worked on over 140 different college and university campuses to enhance student living and learning. This includes projects at the University of North Dakota, Texas A&M, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Penn State, University of Vermont, and Towson University.

“We are excited to have WTW Architects join AE Works,” says Michael Cherock, AE Works’ founder, president & CEO. “WTW’s design leadership in delivering higher education facilities is now combined with our track record of work nationwide for leading businesses, research institutions, hospitals, and public agencies.

The acquisition furthers the AE Works’ resilience and commitment to deliver excellence to clients with national reach, diverse market expertise, and wide range of building design and consulting services.

“We are excited to join a leading firm headquartered in our hometown of Pittsburgh,” says Larry Payne, president & CEO of WTW Architects. “…United by tradition and innovation, I know we’ll continue to impact the architecture landscape in Pennsylvania and beyond.”

Payne has been appointed as managing lprincipal and will serve on AE Works’ firm management council. In collaboration with Cherock and the leadership team, he will play a pivotal role in driving the growth and impact of the firm.

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