Ryan McEnroe, AIA, ASLA, LEED AP, an Associate in Quinn Evans Architects’ Washington office, has been named one of Building Design + Construction’s 40 Under 40 for 2018.

This annual list honors young architects who are making an impact not only on the built environment, but also within the architectural profession. Dubbing McEnroe the “Mentor Extraordinaire,” BD+C recognizes his influence on emerging architects. McEnroe is the Knowledge Director and Mid-Atlantic Regional Director, as well as the incoming vice chair, of the AIA Young Architects Forum. McEnroe also helps shape the content of architecture school curricula by serving on accreditation teams for the National Architectural Accrediting Board
 
In 2013 McEnroe co-founded the Christopher Kelley Leadership Development Program, an initiative of AIA|DC to support the next generation of leaders. Due to its enormous success, the program has now been implemented by six additional AIA chapters.  
 
Earlier this year McEnroe was honored with the American Institute of Architects’ Young Architects Award. QEA is proud of McEnroe’s contributions to the education and training of architects and his dedication to furthering the architectural profession. 
 
McEnroe holds a bachelor’s degree in architecture with minors in urban planning and landscape architecture from Arizona State University (2005). He holds a master of landscape architecture and a master of architecture with a certificate in historic preservation from the University of Virginia (2009). He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the American Society of Landscape Architects. McEnroe’s work at Quinn Evans Architects has included the renewed Bird House at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Zoological Park, the new Crossing Gallery at the Frontier Culture Museum of Virginia, and the new Stewardship Education Center for the Fairfax County Parks Authority.