Mr. Calisti is a 1991 B.Arch. graduate of Kent State University, where he won the AIA Medal of Honor as the top member of his graduating class. After being in practice for twelve years, he established his firm to pursue an interrelationship between practice and teaching. From 2002 to 2014, he served as an adjunct associate professor at Carnegie Mellon University’s School of Architecture . Moreover, Mr. Calisti is licensed in Pennsylvania and is NCARB certified. An active member of the American Institute of Architects, he currently serves as chair of the AIA Pennsylvania’s Small Firm Exchange.