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May 22, 2008

BAR Architects' Principal Interviewed by Multi-Housing News Online

San Francisco, CA -- Principal Chris Haegglund, AIA was interviewed by online news editor Anuradha Kher, for Multi-Housing News Online.

Offering suggestions on how developers and architects can continue to produce innovatively designed projects Chris said, "There needs to be as much interaction between the architect and developer as possible."

Regarding one of his most satisfying projects was, Chris answered, "Santana Row in San Jose, Calif. would be one. It was a great team of consultants and a great client working to make an exceptional place. I think it helped open the development community's eyes to large-scale mixed-use projects and helped make it interesting and acceptable to retail tenants.And it's in my hometown!"

Haegglund also discussed what the AEC industry can do to reduce the carbon footprintand what he believes are the challenges facing the 21st century architect.