Professional Background: As an apprentice in a Boston based architectural firm, working on large commercial building renovations, Lindsay rose through the ranks from Draftsperson to Project Manager over a 10-year period before establishing her own studio on Newbury Street in Boston. She moved to New York with her husband and new-born daughter to live and establish a new studio in Manhattan in what turned out to be the wake of September 11th 2001. Lindsay enjoys a successful New York practice.
Qualified as a Certified Passive House Consultant and a PH Tradesperson, Lindsay was also certified as a LEED AP BC & D professional (Leadership in Energy and Energy Design Approved Professional in Building Construction and Design).
Personal Background: Lindsay grew up in Montreal, Canada - which she calls ‘a pearl of a city’. The eldest of four children with a Canadian Father and an American Mother, Lindsay is a builder, a gardener, a skier and an artist. She brings these inclinations to architecture, along with a reverence for nature and a problem solving disposition.
- Renovation of No 22 Louisberg Square, a Georgian townhouse on the most prominent residential square of Boston’s Beacon Hill.
- Restoration of the original main staircase, reorganization of how the building functions, including all rooms having access to a new elevator.
First Design Award
- South Station Main Train Hall's most prominent site won a Boston Society of Architecture Design Award for celebrating the train hall's architecture
- Not only was the little project a win for the station, but also a financial success for Lindsay's client.
- The Kiosk was more involved than it appears with both federal and state authorized having jurisdiction. New plumbing and electricity were brought from a hundred feet away to operate dishwashers and espresso machines.
New Waterfront Home
- The project was the third of four phases on waterfront property in Bristol Rhode Island.
- After renovating the original house as phase one and designing a swimming pool as phase two, Lindsay designed the most private building on the property for the clients to live in. Last-but not least was another new building with a caretaker apartment above and multiple service spaces below (laundry, workshop and catering kitchen).
Global Headquarters for Fortune 500 Company
- 30,000 square foot complete gut renovation of an A & P supermarket building.
- Received design wards and media attention, including a Wall Street Journal spotlight of the CEO photographed in his office with his quote saying “ My office is light. It’s airy. It’s everything HASBRO is all about. It’s meant to be non-threatening – a place that makes people smile.”
Gut Renovation on Central Park West, NY
- An outdated apartment layout was transformed so views of Central Park and Manhattan now reach deep into the new floor plan.
- New central air conditioning and humidification was provided, home technology systems were introduced.
- The Landmark Art Deco building style is subtly infused into the interior detailing.
New Office Suites in Manhattan
- Transformation from empty space to finished offices for a financial services firm.
- All new mechanical and electrical systems.
- All spaces enjoy exceptional mid-town Manhattan views.
First Building Designed According to Passive House Standards
- Transformation of a post-war two-bedroom house above a one-car garage into a contemporary three-bedroom home that runs on electricity with minimal utility cost.
- A carriage house main entrance door was created out of the garage which had been illegally converted to an apartment.
- 24/7 filtered fresh air keeps the interiors pollen free and reduces the air born viruses.