Partners

  • Jody Schurman, r.a., leed ap bd+c

    Principal

    Jody has over 20 years working in the architectural profession. Over the years his project experience has included everything from Municipal Buildings and Community Centers, to Residential Kitchen and Bath Renovations in turn of the century houses. 

    Prior to establishing Lab|8 in 2007, Jody was a project manager/architect at Apostolou Associates, Hanson Design Group, and Weber Murphy Fox Architects.

    Education

    • Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Architecture – 1995

    Professional Registration

    • Architect - Pennsylvania
    • USGBC - LEED Accredited Professional

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member - Contextual Design Advisory Panel (CDAP)- City of Pittsburgh
    • Member – NCARB, USGBC, Green Building Alliance
    • Residential & Commercial Design Consultant – The Design Center of Pittsburgh
    • Board Member – The Brew House Association
    • President – Portersville Hops Collaborative
  • Rick Sabeh

    Principal

    Rick has over 18 years working in the architectural profession. He has worked on a variety of project types from commercial tenant fit-outs, health care facilities, sports arenas to all types of residential work throughout the region.

    Prior to establishing Lab|8, Rick was a project manager at Apostolou Associates for over 10 years.

    Education

    • Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Architecture – 1995
    • Harvard University Graduate School of Design – Real Estate Development Financial Analysis Course - 1999

    Professional Affiliations

    • Member – NCARB, USGBC, Green Building Alliance
    • Residential & Commercial Design Consultant – The Design Center of Pittsburgh
    • Board Member – Mt. Lebanon Planning Board, Portersville Hops Collaborative