CPL Welcomes New Team Member in Charlotte

Charlotte, N.C. – CPL, a full-service design firm that has served public and private-sector clients for more than 45 years, is pleased to welcome Juan Riestra, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP to its architectural team in Charlotte, NC.

Riestra will serve as Senior Architect, responsible for leading architectural work for projects, which includes laying, detailing and coordinating throughout the design and contract document phases. With more than a decade of industry experience, he brings a deep expertise in developing new project delivery workflows and implementing advanced technologies for a variety of projects in the healthcare, municipal and private sectors.

Prior to joining CPL, Riestra served as Architect for Zimmer Gunsul Frasca Architects, LLP. He currently holds professional licensure in the state of Florida and is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Additionally, Riestra is a National Council of Architectural Registration Board (NCARB) Certified Architect, a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional, and a Construction Documentation Technologist (CDT).

Riestra holds a Master of Technologist (CDT) Architecture degree from The Catholic University of America as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in geography and an Urban Planning Certificate from the University of Wisconsin.


About CPL

Founded in 1975, CPL is a 450-person multi-disciplined architecture, engineering and planning firm offering inspiring design services and enriching communities in 19 cities across five states. CPL specializes in the Community, Healthcare, Higher Education, K-12 Education and Transportation – providing architectural, interior design, civil engineering, buildings and structural engineering, planning, landscape architecture and 3D/virtual design services to a host of public and private clients.