Austin Crowley Named as a Rising Star in the AEC Industry

July 1, 2024

PRINCETON, NJ—JULY 2024—Austin Crowley has been named as a member of Zweig’s 2024 Rising Stars in the AEC Industry. The Rising Stars program honors young professionals who are already making a profound impact on the AEC industry. This prestigious recognition highlights individuals with exceptional technical capability, leadership, effective teaching and research, and public service. This year’s class of Rising Stars has made significant contributions to the design profession, their employers, project owners, and society. They are pillars of leadership and mentorship within their firms. We also extend our gratitude to the coworkers, colleagues, and teammates who have supported Austin, as success is a collective effort.

Austin’s keen eye for design storytelling, superb communication skills, and mastery of emerging technologies make him an invaluable asset to any project. He continuously pushes the boundaries of what an architect can achieve. Recently, Austin was also featured as one of the “1 to 5 Up-and-Coming Design Disruptors” by Interiors + Sources Magazine. Austin has transformed our firm’s experiential design process and culture, fostering a more collaborative and inclusive environment for innovative design. We celebrate his achievements and look forward to his continued impact on our team and the industry.


  • Mountain Resort Village Master Plan (Tabuk Region, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) – Design Lead
  • Cutler Bay Legacy Park Municipal Complex Master Plan (Cutler Bay, FL) – Design Lead
  • Resort Development Master Plan & Beach Club (Turks & Caicos Islands) – Senior Designer
  • The Metro & The Grand (West New York, NJ) – Senior Designer


About Michael Graves

Founded in 1964 by AIA Gold Medalist Michael Graves, Michael Graves has a unique multidisciplinary practice that offers strategic advantages to clients worldwide. Michael Graves’ work is a consequence of continually striving to learn and listen to their clients while aiming to deliver the highest level of service possible. The firm’s clients range from Fortune 100 companies and global manufacturers to start-ups, from government to cultural, educational, and healthcare institutions, and from real estate developers and retailers to homeowners and consumers. Michael Graves has one of the leading design practices in the world, offering services in architecture, product design, interior design, master planning, graphic design, and branding, and underpins clients’ success with design strategy consulting, feasibility studies, and research. For more information, visit

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