Emilie Rottman, AIA

Senior Associate

Emilie Rottman joined Square 134 Architects in November 2015. Her design experience consists of single-family and multi-family residential, K-12 education, mixed-use and urban design projects.  Ms. Rottman has had the opportunity to work at many notable firms throughout her career, including Elkus|Manfredi Architects, Marmol Radziner, Torti Gallas + Partners and Perkins Eastman.  She enjoys working on projects that focus on adaptive reuse, redevelopment and neighborhood revitalization.  Emilie has had the opportunity to explore these interests working on a number of academic competitions, including the ULI Hines Competition and the NAIOP Capital Challenge, in addition to completing her architectural thesis “The Michigan Central Station: Re-Discovering Identity Among Ruins.”  The project examined repurposing the historic train station to help revitalize the City of Detroit.  Ms. Rottman holds a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Cincinnati, as well as a Master of Architecture, Master of Real Estate Development and a Certificate in Urban Design from the University of Maryland.  Emilie is a registered architect in Washington, D.C.  She is very active with her city and enjoys being involved with a number of young professional organizations.

Samson Cheng, AIA LEED AP

Senior Associate

Samson Cheng is a licensed architect in the District of Columbia and a member of the AIA. He has been with Square 134 since the fall of 2012. Prior to Square 134, he graduated from Virginia Tech with a Bachelor of Architecture degree and worked in several DC area firms gaining experience in large scale projects in the Middle East, government buildings, small scale residential, multi-family residential, and buildings for non-profit organizations such as Family Place, Martha’s Table, and Bread for the City. Samson now continues his career at Square 134 as a project manager. Projects completed at Square 134 include the OsloATLAS near the H Street corridor, Brooksrow in Brookland, DC, The Corey in Trinidad, DC, and many more multifamily residential projects.