Page & Turnbull, an internationally recognized architecture, planning and preservation firm established nearly a half-century ago, has announced that Andrew Gorski, AIA, Flora Chou, LEED AP, and Nozima Tojimatova, CPA, have been elevated to associate principals. The appointments of Chou and Tojimatova, in particular, accentuate the firm’s evolution to a primarily women-led enterprise, including the leadership of the firm’s president, Ruth Todd.
The promotions recognize the contributions by Gorski, Chou and Tojimatova to the almost 50-year-old firm in the areas of architecture, landscape architecture, preservation, and operations. Their efforts, combined with their client-focused approach, amplify Page & Turnbull’s commitment to innovative architectural solutions, including adaptive reuse and rehabilitation, and cultural resources planning. As equity employees, they help strengthen the firm’s recognized team of national and regional leaders, adding to the prominence of the firm’s half-decade of history in architecture, cultural resources, and preservation.
“Our new associate principals are vastly experienced team members, leaders and community supporters,” says Ruth Todd, FAIA, AICP, LEED AP. “Drew and Flora are involved in exciting and unusual projects and epitomize our ethos of honoring history through architecture and design while developing solutions that benefit businesses, individuals and communities. We are proud to see them and Nozima take on more challenging leadership roles.”
Flora Chou, LEED AP, an architectural historian and cultural resources planner, joined Page & Turnbull in 2013. Her work integrates preservation principles with urban planning, sustainable design, and community development. Chou is a Preservation Advocate for the Los Angeles Conservancy and serves on the national board of Docomomo US. She received her Master of Science, Historic Preservation, from Columbia University, and her Bachelor of Arts, International Relations and History, from Claremont McKenna College.
Andrew Gorski, AIA, LEED AP, is an architect and landscape architect, and joined Page & Turnbull in 2013. Gorski has managed multidisciplinary historic preservation master plans and he been honored for excellent project outcomes, including the 2019 California Preservation Foundation Design Award. He received his Master of Architecture and Master of Landscape Architecture from the University of Arizona and his Bachelor of Environmental Design from Miami University. Gorski is a member of the National Trust and the Los Angeles Conservancy, among other organizations.
Nozima Tojimatova, CPA, the director of operations, joined Page & Turnbull in 2015. She is responsible for managing the firm’s financial and human resources functions. Tojimatova earned her Master of Business Administration, Marketing Management from Tashkent State University and her Bachelor of Business Administration from Emory University. In addition to English, she is fluent in in Russian, Uzbek and Spanish.