Princeton-based architecture and historic preservation firm, Mills + Schnoering Architects LLC, (M+Sa) announces the promotion of two staff members to Associate. Robert Forwood, LEED AP, and Amy Mladjen, Assoc. IIDA, joined the firm’s leadership effective October 1.

“Both Amy and Bob offer depth of design experience, project management expertise, and the ability to navigate challenging contextual and historic building constraints,” said Principal Michael Schnoering, FAIA. “The promotions recognize their commitment to the firm and our clients.”

Robert Forwood’s career spans more than 20 years of design experience for civic, cultural, institutional, and education clients. He presently manages design and renovation projects at the historic Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pa., the historic Civic Theatre in Allentown, Pa.; and Princeton University’s West College in Princeton, N.J. He also maintains involvement in numerous Federal projects including managing a life safety study at the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C., and overseeing building security improvements at the Ronald Reagan Federal Building in Harrisburg, Pa.

Forwood holds a B.A. in Architecture from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, and is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council, through which he holds the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design accreditation. He lives in Chesterfield, N.J.

Amy Mladjen’s career includes over 10 years of interior design experience for civic, cultural, institutional, and education clients. She serves as M+Sa’s interior designer, managing projects as well as engaging with vendors and contractors to ensure design integrity. Her current projects include renovations and wayfinding improvements at the Mid-Atlantic Social Security Center in Philadelphia, Pa.; renovations to historic Edgewater (N.J.) Borough Hall; and renovation, restoration, and expansion at both the historic Civic Theatre in Allentown, Pa., and State Theatre New Jersey in New Brunswick.

Mladjen holds a B.F.A. in Commercial Interior Design from Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa. She is an Associate Member of the International Interior Design Association. She resides in Langhorne, Pa.