Diarmuid Kelleher joins Inhabit to open Chicago, US Office

Chicago, United States of America (US): Inhabit is pleased to announce the commencement of operations in its 20th location and entry into the American market.

The US practice will be managed by Diarmuid Kelleher who has joined the company as Senior Associate, based in Chicago.

Diarmuid has a wealth of experience as a structural engineer, licensed in the US with over a decade of experience working both contractor side and consultant side. He brings to Inhabit a strong and competent all round façade knowledge with strengths in the design of unitised curtain walls, structural glass, tension and inflated membranes, cable structures and shell structures.

This, combined with his experience in project management, team leadership, business development and an understanding of the US market, places Diarmuid in a prime position to establish Inhabit’s presence in the US and to build our practice.

Diarmuid comments on his arrival:

“Inhabit’s sustainability-focused approach and diversity of services sets it apart as a provider of comprehensive services related to façades. The experience and expertise of the global team means Inhabit’s service offer is a unique proposition. I look forward to contributing to Inhabit technical standards, best-practices, and deliverables through the lens of my experience, and US codes and practices.”

Ron Bertoli, Executive Director and Founding Partner, Paris, on Diarmuid’s remit:

“The US is a fantastic opportunity for Inhabit. Our industry knowledge and connections across Asia and Europe will offer a competitive offer to a dynamic and diverse market with immense potential. With increasing domestic interest in environmental and sustainable design, I’m confident that Diarmuid will present Inhabit’s services and enhance Inhabit’s reputation, leading to exciting and interesting projects both domestically and internationally.”

For any inquiries, please contact Diarmuid Kelleher diarmuid.kelleher@inhabitgroup.com or +1 763 228 7837.

Tony Alvaro,
Chief Executive Officer, Inhabit