Thomas Jester, FAIA, FAPT, LEED AP

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Thomas Jester, FAIA, FAPT, LEED AP, is a Principal at Quinn Evans Architects in Washington, DC. He has been involved in efforts to preserve modern architecture since the early 1990s and is the editor of Twentieth-Century Building Materials: History and Conservation, which was republished by the Getty Conservation Institute in 2014. He co-chaired the Association for Preservation Technology’s Technical Committee on Modern Heritage from 2007-2012 and is a founding board member of Docomomo US/DC. Some of his notable modern era projects at Quinn Evans include the AIA Headquarters, National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, Benjamin Franklin Museum in Philadelphia, the National Air and Space Museum, and the Arvonne Fraser Library in Minneapolis (with MacDonald and Mack). He is currently working on the renovation and expansion of the Federal Reserve Building, which was designed by Paul Cret. Mr. Jester holds a B.A. from Colby College, a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Master of Architecture from the University of Maryland.