Austin, Texas – Jessica Molter and Robyn Popa first met at Washington University in St. Louis, each studying for a Master of Architecture. Jessica joined Pfluger Architects in 2005 followed by Robyn in 2006. They are each the current Presidents of their respective chapters of the Association for Learning Environments (A4LE). And now, Pfluger Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of Jessica Molter, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, and Robyn Popa, AIA, LEED AP, to Partner.
Jessica works out of Pfluger’s Austin office. She has developed a passion for sustainable building and advises clients and design teams on options for locally sourced materials and efficient building systems. This passion has resulted in many of her projects receiving multiple awards for design and sustainability. One such project was the Austin ISD Performing Arts Center which achieved LEED Gold certification, earned a 5-star rating from Austin Energy Green Building, and won five TASA | TASB Design Awards. Jessica is the current President of the Central Texas Chapter of A4LE.
Since 2006, Robyn has worked in Pfluger’s San Antonio office. Her experience includes master planning, facility assessment, programming, design, production, and construction administration. She has worked on many award-winning projects, most notably Cibolo Green Elementary School for San Antonio’s North East ISD. Cibolo Green was the first public school in Texas to achieve LEED Gold certification. It also won six TASA | TASB awards, an Honorable Mention from the US Green Building Council Balcones Chapter for Educational Design, and the Central Texas Masonry Contractors Association’s Golden Trowel Award. Robyn is the current President of the South Texas Chapter of A4LE.