mossArchitects, one of the premier collaborative architecture and interior design firms in Pittsburgh, announces the promotion of three seasoned architects to Associate Principal, including Virginia Tech Alumni, Katie LaForest and Shannon Ashmore.

Katie LaForest, RA, LEED AP joined the firm in 2011 and has been the project manager on numerous mixed-use buildings, residences, offices, and restaurants including fl.2 at the Fairmont Pittsburgh. Katie is an extremely dedicated and passionate firm leader who is consistently responsive, thorough, and enthusiastic in all aspects of her work. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Virginia Tech and has been licensed in Pennsylvania since 2016. 

Shannon Ashmore, RA joined the firm in 2013 and has worked on many of the firm’s restaurant and office projects. She has led the firm in its collaboration with Argo AI on the innovative and beautiful design of several of their office projects, including the firm’s first California project. Shannon cares tremendously about her clients and has an ability to view a project from many perspectives. She holds a Bachelor of Architecture degree from Virginia Tech.

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