Urbahn Architects hires Nagy, R.A. as project manager
New York, NY — Harold Edward Nagy, R.A. has joined the New York City architecture, design, and planning firm of Urbahn Architects as project manager. “Harry Nagy’s experience in designing large and complex projects in the K-12, higher-education, public, infrastructure, and multi-family markets will tremendously benefit Urbahn’s clients. His expertise will help project teams accelerate design and construction schedules, and streamline interactions with clients and municipal authorities,” said Urbahn principal Donald Henry, Jr., AIA, LEED AP. Nagy’s responsibilities include managing design activities; supervising architectural personnel; interacting with clients; coordinating engineering, legal, and zoning consultants; and administering construction activities.Nagy’s current projects include the 100,000 s/f expansion and renovation of Public School 144 in Queens, NY; office and healthcare facilities fit-outs for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey at 4 World Trade Center and 155 Broadway in Manhattan; and the Empowerment Academy Community Charter School and BelovEd Community Charter Middle School, both in Jersey City, NJ. His career spans nearly 40 years of designing educational, transportation, corporate, and civic facilities throughout the northeast, including architectural work for the New Tappan Zee Bridge. Prior to joining Urbahn, Nagy worked in senior design positions at HDR, Yezzi Associates, Johnson Jones, Kupper Associates, and New Jersey Transit. He also operated his own architectural firm. Nagy served in both the United States Air Force and New Jersey Air National Guard.
He studied architecture at Drexel University in Philadelphia, PA.Urbahn Architects is a full-service planning and design firm based in New York City. Since its founding in 1945, the firm has designed projects for organizations and institutions that operate in the residential, healthcare, education, justice, science, transportation, and infrastructure sectors. Urbahn served as the architect for the Vehicle Assembly Building and Launch Control at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, FL, and the Fermi National Accelerator Lab in Batavia, IL. Urbahn’s annual domestic and international project workload exceeds $500 million in construction value.