ENR Southwest's 2011 Top 20 Under 40
Architect specializing in urban redevelopment and adaptive reuse
Shepley Bulfinch, Phoenix
As a child, Herzog wanted to be an architect. He worked in construction in his teenage years and traveled the world to experience buildings and cultures firsthand. After college, he worked for five years under acclaimed Arizona architects Will Bruder and Wendell Burnette. Through the company he co-founded in 2004, Herzog began to implement his dream of implementing smart design into urban settings with an eye toward environmental responsibility. He also lives by his teachings, having renovated an older home in the downtown corridor of Phoenix. Part of his mission in the architectural field is to open doors for young talent and innovative minds through teaching and lecturing at his alma maters in Illinois and Arizona, and offering internships and employment to students and recent graduates. In 2009 his firm merged with Shepley Bulfinch.
West Point graduate helps bring clean water to impoverished areas
33, Project Executive
Giroux Glass Inc., Las Vegas
As a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point with a degree in civil engineering, King worked with the Combat Engineers and the Corps of Engineers before transitioning into the curtain wall industry as a design engineer. He went to work for Perini Building Co. in Las Vegas as a superintendent on CityCenter, where he took on increasing levels of responsibility until he eventually supervised hundreds of workers at 11 of the projects on the CityCenter campus to the tune of $400 million. Currently, King manages all of the engineering for Giroux Glass' four locations. He is a founding member of the board and secretary for Agua International, which has a mission to empower poverty stricken small communities to develop and sustain clean water supplies. Caleb assists with design for many of the projects located in South America and other locations throughout the Americas.
Manages the largest landscape architecture firm in Nevada
JW Zunino Landscape Architecture, Las Vegas
While pursuing his bachelor's degree in landscape architecture, Langham started his career as a conservation intern with the Las Vegas Valley Water District. After joining JW Zunino to do drafting and deliveries, he soon worked his way up to project coordinator, project manager and most recently to associate. He currently manages a staff of 11 and leads the firm's marketing efforts. His portfolio includes a variety of award-winning projects in Las Vegas totaling more than $50 million, including Centennial Hills Park Phase 3, the Mob Museum and Symphony Park. He has served as secretary/treasurer for the American Society of Landscape Architects Las Vegas Chapter.