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PLEASANTON, Calif. (March 12, 2024) Ware Malcomb, an award-winning international design firm, today announced Akanksha Singh has been promoted to Studio Manager, Science & Technology (S&T) in the firm’s Pleasanton, CA office. In this role, she will help lead the growth and management of the office’s S&T Studio.

“Akanksha plays a key role in staff training and collaborating with our firm’s Science & Technology leaders,” said Luciana Arim, Practice Leader, Director, Science & Technology, Ware Malcomb. “She has demonstrated excellence in managing projects, establishing best practices, and we look forward to her continued contributions to the firm.”

Singh’s background includes 20 years of experience managing science and technology sector projects for major clients. She first joined Ware Malcomb’s Advanced Manufacturing group in 2017, contributing to various technical projects for the firm. After a brief hiatus in 2021, she returned to the Pleasanton office as Senior Laboratory Planner for the newly formed S&T practice group prior to her latest promotion to Studio Manager.

She earned her Bachelor of Architecture degree from Mumbai University and Master of Architecture degree from University of Washington in Seattle. A sustainability advocate, Singh was named to the board of the Northern California Chapter of the International Institute for Sustainable Laboratories (I2SL). and serves as its communications co-chair.

Ware Malcomb is an industry leader with decades of science and technology experience. S&T serves as one of the firm’s practice areas supporting dedicated market-specific capabilities across the Americas. The firm’s designers and planners have designed a wide array of science and technology projects, from specialty labs to over one million square foot manufacturing facilities.

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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 office, industrial, science & technology, healthcare, multifamily, retail, and public/institutional 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

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