July 27, 2015 - Green Buildings
Name: Diana Revkin, LEED AP
Title: Managing Director, Retail
Company: TPG Architecture
Location: New York, N.Y.
Birthplace: Providence, R.I.
Education: Brown University, and The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies
First job outside of real estate: Interned at Yves St. Laurent in Paris, as a seamstress
First job in real estate or allied field: Store designer
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Strategize, communicate, mentor, and solve problems. We are working on more unusual project types than ever, especially hospitality-retail hybrids.
How do you unwind from a busy day in real estate? Walk with my husband in Central Park. Or cook.
Favorite book: Best of the foodie genre - "Tender at the Bone," "Kitchen Confidential," and "Heat."
Favorite movie: "Bladerunner"
Last song you purchased/downloaded? "Empire State of Mind"
One word to describe your work environment: Collaborative
Rules to live by in business: Step back and see through your client's eyes
If you could invite one person to dinner, who would it be and where would you go? Jean Georges Vongerichten - his kitchen of course!