The globally recognized multidisciplinary architecture, design and planning practice WXY architecture + urban design has announced that the widely respected architect Colin Montoute has joined the firm in New York in the position of Director of Architecture. At the same time, the firm has elevated a number of key people, including two new directors, as part of WXY’s growth and the increasing diversity and prominence of its building and planning portfolios.

In his new role with WXY, Colin Montoute, AIA, LEED AP, NOMA, will bring his extensive experience and leadership in high-profile architectural projects. Throughout his career, Montoute has led a wide range of award-winning projects both domestically and internationally, including an acclaimed prototype school campus for a rural community in Haiti.

“With WXY, Colin Montoute will continue his accomplishments on a broad range of buildings and infrastructure, with a particular focus on work within the public realm and transportation,” says Claire Weisz, FAIA, principal-in-charge of WXY architecture + urban design. “In rejoining WXY, with his depth of experience we will continue to focus on creating projects that enrich cities and foster communities.