Greg Gordon Canaras is a Founding Partner of League Studio. Greg received his Bachelor in Architecture Degree from Virginia Polytechnic Institute where he received the Pella Prize, the University’s highest design honor for his graduating class. He then received his Masters Degree in Architecture from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design. Greg garnered over Eighteen years of design and project management experience, with a focus in the Cultural & Institutional sectors, working with talented colleagues at the offices of Machado & Silvetti in Boston, KierenTimberlake in Philadelphia and Ennead Architects in New York City. At these firms, his work transected multiple project types which included leadership roles on Boston’s Allston Branch Library, Philadelphia Theatre Company’s Suzanne Roberts Theatre, Harvard University’s Graduate School Housing on their Business School Campus, and NYU Langone Medical Center’s premier inpatient facility, The Kimmel Pavilion, on their Main Manhattan Campus. Other notable citations of Greg’s work include competition winner for relief housing in Haiti, a 2010 International competition for 5 houses to be built for the community of St Marc. Haiti. Mr. Canaras has also served as a visiting critic for students at Wentworth Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, Rensselear Polytechnic Institute and Carnegie Mellon. Greg is a licensed Architect in the State of New York, holds NCARB certification, is a LEED Accredited Professional and is a member of New York’s American Institute of Architects.
Andrew Magnes is a Founding Partner of League Studio. Andrew graduated with honors from the University of Florida with a BFA in Drawing. Andrew was the recipient of the 1995 Universtiy of Florida, School of Art and Art History, Faculty Award. He attended graduate school at the New School University, Parsons School of Design where he received an M-Arch degree and was recognized for his outstanding academic record. Prior to co-founding League Studio, Andrew worked as a sole practitioner. Between 2008 and 2015 he completed several projects in New York, Pennsylvania and Florida. His solo work included contemporary apartment renovations, a lobby renovation in a residential building in Chelsea and a rooftop addition to an apartment in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Andrew was featured In the January 2011 issue of Dwell Magazine for a renovation he facilitated in Milford, Pennsylvania. From 2004-2008 Andrew was an Architect at Leroy Street Studio, Architecture PC. At Leroy Street he collaborated on high end residences in New York City, Aspen, London and The Hamptons. He was also the Project Architect for an art gallery on Madison Avenue in New York. Alongside his Architectural Practice, Andrew has been teaching Architectural Design, Community Design, and Architectural Drawing at SUNY Orange in Middletown, New York. He has been a guest critic at several institutions including, Drexel, Philadelphia University, Pratt, Parsons, NYIT, City Tech and Rensselear Polytechnic Institute . He has lectured on the History of Architectural Drawing, The Architecture of 42nd Street, The Architecture of Spain and The Architecture of the Hudson Valley. Andrew is a licensed Architect in the State of New York and is a member of the New York chapter of the American Institute of Architects.