“Good design is a team effort.
Always listen to the client, offer
professional advice but at the
end of the day we design for them,
not for our egos." Julia Riso Livingston RA Regional Managing Principal, Northeast

Q & A with Julia Riso Livingston

Name 3 words that describe you?
Perseverant, passionate, a leader
What is your design philosophy?
Good design is a team effort.
What accomplishment are you most proud of?
Becoming an architect & my 3 sons.
What’s the best advice you can give to someone starting their career?
Start in a smaller firm to learn all aspects.
Which celebrity chef would you most like to make you dinner?
Geoffrey Zakarian.
Where is your favorite place to travel?
Clear blue ocean beaches and Italy.
What’s your favorite music genre?
Soft rock.
What was your childhood nickname?