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Will Serve as Studio Manager, Architecture

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 19, 2022) Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced that Rei Takata has been hired as Studio Manager, Architecture in the firm’s Washington, D.C. office. In this role, Takata will help lead the studio and manage select projects.

A registered architect in the State of Maryland, Takata has over 20 years of project experience including multifamily, adaptive reuse and higher education. He brings extensive experience leading complex, multi-million-dollar projects from schematic design through to construction administration. Takata will utilize his in-depth multifamily market experience to further develop and strengthen the Washington, D.C. office’s multifamily portfolio.

“We are thrilled to welcome Rei to our team. His depth of experience with significant projects in D.C. makes him a wonderful addition to this team,” said Mike Christensen, Regional Director for Ware Malcomb. “We look forward to his contributions and leadership.”

Rei is a graduate of Catholic University of America, where he earned both a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and a Master of Architecture.

About Ware Malcomb (

Established in 1972, Ware Malcomb is a contemporary and expanding full service design firm providing professional architecture, planning, interior design, civil engineering, branding and building measurement services to corporate, commercial/residential developer and public/institutional clients throughout the world. With office locations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, the firm specializes in the design of commercial office, corporate, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, retail, auto, public/institutional facilities and renovation projects. Ware Malcomb is recognized as an Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private company and a Hot Firm by Zweig Group. The firm is also ranked among the top 15 architecture/engineering firms in Engineering News-Record’s Top 500 Design Firms and the top 25 interior design firms in Interior Design magazine’s Top 100 Giants. For more information, visit and view Ware Malcomb’s Brand Video at

Ware Malcomb Washington, D.C.

1301 K Street NW, Suite 300W

Washington, D.C. 20005

P: 202.908.6950

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