Emily Woods Weiskopf
Associate Principal | Co-Residential Practice Area Leader
Emily Weiskopf, an accomplished ForrestPerkins’ Architect and Project Manager, leads multi-residential and hotel projects through all phases of the design and construction process, from concept design and feasibility studies through construction administration, furniture installation and finishing touches. As the co-leader of the Washington, DC studio and Residential Interiors practice area, Emily manages the day to day operations of the team and the multifamily residential projects within the studio.
An architect with a keen design eye, Emily is passionate about striking a harmonious balance between furnishings and artwork and major architectural features. With a business background, Emily excels at taking a step back and looking at the project from the owner’s perspective, helping to keep the design team grounded. Emily’s strengths include collaborating with architects and other consultants; construction administration services, especially trouble shooting with contractors in the field; and managing the design process. Before joining ForrestPerkins in DC, Emily was an integral part of the ForrestPerkins Dallas team that renovated The Joule Hotel in downtown Dallas. She also gained valuable experience at previous firms, where she focused on historic renovations and high-end residential design.
Emily holds both a Master of Architecture and a Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Cincinnati. Emily also earned a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Cincinnati, where she was a University Honors Scholar. Her master’s thesis explored the value and design opportunities associated with adapting an abandoned historic school building into luxury residential living. Emily is a licensed architect in the District of Columbia and is a professional member of the American Institute of Architects.