LOS ANGELES and SAN DIEGO, July 10, 2018 -- Enrique Ceniceros, RA, LEED AP BD+C, has been hired by national architecture firm Harley Ellis Devereaux (HED) to oversee Science + Technology and Higher Education projects in the firm's Southern California offices.

Ceniceros joins HED with 27 years of experience in architecture, laboratory planning and design. He is widely respected for his pragmatic approach to design and his ability to lead multiple user groups, consultants, and construction professionals.

His extensive portfolio includes higher education research and learning environments, bio-pharmaceutical facilities, biomedical R&D laboratories, commercial R&D facilities, manufacturing facilities, and aerospace and engineering laboratories for clients that include the University of Southern California, California Institute of Technology, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, City of Hope, University of California Irvine, Henkel Industries, Pfizer, Edwards Life Science, Pepsi Cola, and Karma Fisker Automotive.

"We are very excited to have Enrique join our Southern California team," saidNeville Willsmore, Managing Principal of the San Diego office of HED. Brent Miller, AIA, LEED AP, Managing Principal of the Los Angeles office concurs. "Enrique's experience and perspective are strengthening our science and technology sector capabilities for both corporate and higher education labspace."

Prior to joining HED, Ceniceros established himself as an expert in the adaptive reuse of commercial and historic structures into state-of-the-art research and manufacturing facilities. He understands that a successful project should inspire innovation and collaboration for its occupants while embracing its location and context.

"I'm thrilled to join the HED team and collaborate in the growth of the life sciences and manufacturing sectors," Ceniceros said. "HED's commitment to improving the communities they serve is especially relevant in these fields. Supporting research institutions and assisting in the advancement of science and manufacturing are pursuits that both HED and I feel strongly about."