Ed Abrahams is chairman of the Great Barrington Library Board of Trustees, and a member of the Selectboard.
After spending many years working as a writer, photographer, visual artist and university professor, Pedro Pachano attended Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation where he received a Masters in Architecture. He has subsequently worked for New York based Acconci Studio, Eisenman Architects, Diller, Scofidio and Renfro and FXFowle Architects (now FX Collaborative). In 2007 he founded
Pachano & Vollert Architects with partner Amparo Vollert with whom he has designed and completed architectural projects in New York, Miami, San Francisco and Bogotá, Colombia. Pachano & Vollert Architecture continues to develop ideas about architecture and urbanism while engaging in innovative energy efficiency and reduction strategies
which encompass century old passive traditions to new cutting edge technologies. Since 2016 Pedro has served on both Great Barrinton’s Design Advisory Committee and Planning Board. Pedro has taught Architecture at Columbia University, The Cooper Union, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Rensselaer Institure of Technology; is a licensed architect in New York, Massachusettes, Florida; and is NCARB Certified.