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 has garnered over Twenty 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 States of New York & New Jersey, 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.
Will Schmidt Scott is a Junior Architect at League Studio. A graduate of Virginia Tech, Will received a Bachelor of Architecture with honors distinction in 2017. He was the 2015 recipient of the G.T. Ward Scholarship which allowed him to study for a semester in the Ticino region of Switzerland. Will was a contributor to the Dense Space audiovisual installation as part of the Institute for Creativity, Arts, and Innovation at Virginia Tech.
Will likes to think about transit, topography, and urban history, and tries to take advantage of the availability of live music in New York City.
Jules Pepitone Richardson is a junior architect at League Studio. She completed her Master of Architecture degree at the University of Pennsylvania in 2018 and her double Bachelor of Fine Arts in Interior Architecture & Design and Fine Arts at The George Washington University in 2012. Upon completing her undergraduate degrees, Jules began her career as an interior designer at offices in Philadelphia, focusing on residential design before pursuing a M.Arch degree. During her time at the University of Pennsylvania, she also earned a Certificate in Ecological Architecture, interned at Slade Architecture in NYC and studied abroad in Paris and Marseille. Prior to joining the team at League in 2019, Jules was a Senior Research Fellow at Terreform ONE, where she worked on an integrated monarch butterfly sanctuary/double skin façade installation for Cooper Hewitt’s Design Triennial: Nature. Outside of the office, Jules loves to travel, ride around the city on her scooter and shoot film photography. Jules resides in Brooklyn and is currently working towards her architectural license.