About

Lynn Fritzlen, AIA, LEED AP is the owner and principal of Lynn Fritzlen Architect in New York City. Lynn’s passion is being part of great design efforts that get built. Lynn values research, clear communication and building a strategically curated consultant team for projects. Talented and knowledgeable teams bring the best of sustainable, affordable, functional and quality design to the table. Her clients include DASNY, CUNY and NYCHA. Lynn has been the project architect for multiple project types during the course of her career in both the public and private sector. She has been nominated by the AIA New York to the National Chapter for elevation to Fellowship. She cherishes adapting exiting facilities to new uses and standards. Her recent projects are characterized by custom solutions that restore the functionality and design assets for adaptive re-use.


Jen Mckelvie, LEED AP, has had the opportunity to be involved in many phases of the design and construction process from marketing, RFPs, meeting potential clients/interviewing, contract writing and negotiation, all phases of design, scheduling (project and personnel), construction documentation, and government approval processes, as well as construction administration, project management and post construction follow up. Jen works seamlessly with clients and others involved in the design and building process. She has been routinely involved with cost estimating, proposals, hosting and leading meetings, code and zoning analysis as well as internal project management, billing and specification writing, trade buyout, the requisition process and change order management. Jen’s construction experience spans from interiors to MEPS PM, and includes managing subcontractors through the bid, buy, contract, scheduling and requisition process as well as coordinating work on site.


Grace Ferreira works at Lynn Fritzlen Architect as a junior architect. Grace is interested in engaging in projects that seek to change or improve the culture of affordable housing and gentrification in neighborhoods. Other interests include incorporating sustainability and resiliency into urban/city planning. Grace effectively communicates her creativity verbally and graphically. Working for Lynn Fritzlen Architect, Grace proud ed families and a Revit based 3D model for Collective Retreats project taking place on Governors Island, NY. Grace’s responsibilities also include site visits to observe and record existing conditions for future renovations, creating electrical plans, reflected ceiling plans, and preparing marketing collateral, creating project sheets, coordinating meetings, assisting in meetings, and delivering meeting notes.


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