The staff of Alam Design and Family Builders is actively designing, building, and managing projects all over the United States. These projects include medical and dental offices, veterinary hospitals, retail centers and restaurants, hotels and resorts, schools, city halls, churches and mosques, and custom homes. With certifications from NCARB, the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, Alam Design can provide professional Architecture and Planning services in United States, Canada, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Our Architects and Builders are active members of the American Institute of Architects and the Home Builders Association. Mr. Husain Alam, AIA is the Past President of the "Blue Ridge Chapter" of the American Institute of Architects. He is also on the Board of AIA Virginia, VSAIA.
Mr. Eric Teske, BS Mechanical Engineering, is our lead Superintendent/Project Manager. He is a graduate of Virginia Tech Mechanical Engineering department. He is our point guard for commercial construction operations. He implements the performance requirements set forth by the clients and the company management team. As a Blacksburg area resident, Mr. Teske monitors the daily progress of various vendors, subcontractors, and field technicians/superintendents in Roanoke and Blacksburg. His 35 years of professional experience includes finishing work, on-site supervision, project management, and business operation as an owner. He strives to to maintain the highest level of quality and details. Some of Mr. Teske's recent projects with our office includes Addition to Ghaphery Office Building on Peters Creek Road, Renovation of 140 year old historic 12 apartment building at 105 Campbell Ave, Addition and Renovation to 160 year old Wise Residence in Salem . While his family keeps him busy in the evenings and weekends, he is organizing and managing your jobs daily from sunrise to sunset, and maintaining the highest level of craftsmanship.
Mr. John Hart, Project Manager/ Superintendent, has 35 years experience in the building industry. His initial construction training in the United State Navy exposed him to the larger structures like bridges, barracks, and military buildings. Over the last decade, he has been building Bojangles, Dollar General, and other retail establishments along with high end Residences. He managed his own construction company and worked as a subcontractor for our firm, before joining our team as a lead Project Manager in 2011. He is in-charge of implementing building codes, OSHA regulations, residential and commercial construction details on site. His extensive construction skills and experience make him really valuable to clients and project teams. He specializes in excavation, advanced masonry, concrete, trim carpentry, framing, elevator installation, solar panel installation, and casework. He guides our management teams with scheduling, quality control, and construction "means & methods." Along with his passion for construction, he enjoys biking and his family in the Bent Mountain area of Roanoke. Occasionally, you can also find him hunting in the Blue Ridge Mountains.
Mrs. Alycen Albanski, our Office Manager, has years of experience in administration, accounting, and marketing. She has been highly respected and liked by our clients and our vendors. She manages general accounting, customer service, punchlist, and warranty services. She implements our company's high "standard of care," which has become the signature of our service to our clients. With her extra ordinary organization, hard work, and diligence, we are able to ensure "top notch service" on the job sites and in the office. Being raised and educated in New York, she has moved to Roanoke to raise her young family. She lives in downtown Roanoke, in the 130 year old historic "18 Campbell Cantos Apartments" recently developed and renovated by our team.