Fentress Architects is pleased to announce the rehire of Andre Vite, AIA.

Andre will serve as a principal in charge of laboratory and higher education projects

Andre brings a wealth of experience to this new position with Fentress.  For the past nine years, he served as Campus Architect and Associate Vice Chancellor of Institutional Planning for the University of Colorado, Anschutz Medical Campus where he oversaw the development of the 2012 Campus Master Plan, the establishment of Design & Development Guidelines, and more than more than three quarters of a million square feet of new construction and renovation projects. 

Prior to his work with the University of Colorado, Andre spent five years as a Senior Associate with Fentress where he was the project manager for several notable projects including the $202 million FORSCOM/USARC Command Headquarters Office Building in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, the $92 million San Joaquin County Administration Building in Stockton, California and the $62 million Armed Forces Reserve Center (AFRC) in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. 

Altogether, Andre brings over 30 years of experience on award-winning architecture and urban planning projects that encompass more than 3.5 million square feet and are valued at over $1 billion.  His career has been focused primarily on creating sustainable, technically sophisticated academic and research facilities that integrate within, and enhance the fabric of, existing cities and campuses.

Andre holds a Master of Architecture in Urban Design from the Harvard Graduate School of Design as well as a Master of Architecture from the University of Colorado. He is a frequent presenter at national conferences and has served on numerous design review boards.

2021

2020