General Services Administration program appoints distinguished professionals to advise on Federal projects.
Washington, 2009–Doug Suisman has been appointed a National Peer in Urban Design by the General Services Administration. The Design Excellence and the Arts Program is the center for GSA’s advocacy of design quality and artistic expression. It establishes nationwide policies and procedures for selecting the finest and most appropriate architects and artists for GSA commissions. Under the auspices of the program, distinguished private-sector design professionals are appointed national peers by the Commissioner of the Public Buildings Service to help GSA select lead designers and their architect/engineer teams, and critique concept designs as they are being developed.