Daniel Madru, LEED AP, to Join CI Design as Principal, continuing the architectural design firm's strength and expansion in the Science & Technology practice area / by ci design

BOSTON and BALTIMORE (April 8, 2019) -- Daniel Madru, LEED AP, will join CI Design as a principal effective May 10, 2019, continuing the international architectural design firm's strength and expansion in the Science & Technology practice area. 

 Madru's extensive experience and innovative thinking in terms of S&T design, as well as in the Corporate Office/workspace arena has included all aspects of design, construction, and project management, said John Larsen, AIA, NCARB, president of CI Design. Madru will be based out of the firm's Boston office. 


"Dan's decades of experience in this sector spans work in the design of laboratories, manufacturing facilities and development spaces, a sector that we are continuing to expand," Larsen said. "And his history of close communication with clients aligns perfectly with CI Design's philosophy.We're excited to welcome him aboard."

Prior to joining CI Design, Madru spent more than 30 years at Margulies Perruzzi Architects, as the primary leader and contact at the firm's Science & Technology Studio. There, he and his team incorporated the Lean design and management philosophy, devising a streamlined and cost-effective process to create clean rooms, research & development, and manufacturing spaces, among other projects. His clients have included the Massachusetts Institute of Technology/Lincoln Laboratory, Charles River Labs, IQE, NN Inc., Collins Aerospace, Siemens Healthcare, Entegris, Alpha Labs and EMD Millipore. His extensive portfolio includes corporate office space and workplace strategy design, new buildings and additions as well as corporate and retail banking specialties.

"Dan has provided efficient, cost-effective and flexible spaces for some of the most prestigious names in the S&T sector," adds Christopher Ladd, AIA, NCARB, CI Design vice president and principal. "We know that CI Design's clients will be thrilled with his contributions."

For more than 25 years, CI Design's team has offered innovative, sustainable and value-creating design solutions for S&T and other commercial facilities, including wet and dry labs, specialized testing facilities, and control rooms for chemical storage, distribution and treatment. Clients have included Insulet Corp., EMD Millipore, Sigma Millipore, P&G/Gillette, Pfizer, ARRIS and other private and public companies.

 "I believe that the best science and manufacturing takes place as a result of close and efficient collaboration among all involved," Madru said. "That is reflected in the projects I've produced over the years. I'm thrilled that CI Design shares that thinking, and look forward to helping its already strong S&T sector grow even more."

Madru is a LEED Accredited Professional and a member of the International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE). His philanthropic efforts include serving as President of the Gardner Masonic Charity and Educational Society and as a Trustee of the Bricher Scholarship Fund. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture Degree from Boston Architectural College and a Master's of Science in Architecture from the San Francisco Institute of Architecture.

He resides in the Boston area with his wife Kathleen and their son and daughter.



CI Design is an international architectural design firm offering award-winning planning, architecture and interior design services to a diverse base of clients. For more than 25 years, CI Design has been a recognized leader in Science & Technology, retail and mixed-use project design across the globe.

The CI Design team recently completed the world headquarters and U.S. clean manufacturing facility of Insulet Corporation, and is working on Phase 3 of the development. It continues to provide design support for clients including Millipore, IPG Photonics and Raytheon, as well as various confidential life science projects. The firm is also working on several mixed-use developments including the 4-million-square-foot Metropica in Sunrise, Fla., and the 1.2 million square-foot expansion to North Hills In Raleigh, N.C. 

CI Design has offices in Boston and Baltimore, for additional information, go to  www.ci-designinc.com .