Joel practiced with Robert A.M. Stern Architects in New York City from 1998 to 2008, where he was a Senior Associate, and provided design and team leadership on a wide range of project efforts. In San Francisco and New York, Joel has practiced at Hart Howerton, an architecture and resort-planning firm; and with SB Architects, where he served as the Senior Design Architect for a major mixed-use project along the Mediterranean in North Beirut, currently under construction. Joel holds a Masters Degree in Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania, and a Bachelors Degree from Oberlin College, with a major concentration in Art History and Studio Art. Joel attended Columbia University’s Shape of Two Cities program, in New York and Paris. In October 2012, Joel was fortunate to serve as the team leader for an AIA R/UDAT held for Seabrook Island, SC, near Charleston. Joel joined Bevan + Associates in 2012 and is a licensed architect in California.