The Good Gateway

December 15, 2023

How can the design of building lobbies and airport checkpoints inform each other? Matthew Leach and Wendy Dunnam Tita explore the future of airport design, how to humanize security checkpoints, and the power of local identity, detail, and scale. 

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Tully Mahoney

With a background in Quantitative Economics, Tully brings a fresh perspective to Page's Storytelling team. She excels in simplifying complex ideas to make the architecture and engineering industry more accessible to a wider audience. As the host of Page’s Podcast, The Good Room, Tully dives into the narratives behind our built world and the minds that shape it. The podcast serves as her platform to help demystify the intricacies of design.


Matthew Leach

Matt’s portfolio of work includes a wide range of award winning commercial, institutional, and public design work with an emphasis on legacy projects. He has contributed to many Central Texas landmark projects including the Austin Airport Expansion, Indeed Tower, The Dell Medical School at UT Austin, and the Austin Federal Courthouse. His current emphasis is leading teams and client groups in the design and development of large-scale commercial research, workplace, and corporate campus-related projects.


Wendy Dunnam Tita

As an architect, Wendy champions the conversation between design, craft, and people to advance and nurture this essential collaboration, and to enrich the human experience of architecture and its making. She has deep experience developing sustainable design thinking in projects ranging from intimate residential spaces to large and complex public works and has conducted original research and developed designs and standards adopted as sustainable models.