Thomas Jester, FAIA, FAPT, LEED AP, is a Principal at Quinn Evans Architects. Mr. Jester has been a national leader in efforts to preserve modern architecture since the early 1990s. He is the editor of Twentieth-Century Building Materials: History and Conservation, which was republished by the Getty Conservation Institute in 2014. Jester co-chaired the Association for Preservation Technology’s Technical Committee on Modern Heritage from 2007-2012 and is the founder and President of Docomomo DC. Some of his notable modern era projects at Quinn Evans include the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, Franklin Court in Philadelphia, the National Air and Space Museum, and the Southeast Library in Minneapolis. He holds a B.A. from Colby College (1988), a Master’s degree in Historic Preservation from the University of Pennsylvania (1991), and a Master of Architecture from the University of Maryland (1999).