Lev Stravchinsky

Lev Stravchinsky

New York, NY, US



A few words about me:

As an Architectural Professional and Interior Designer with over 4 years of experience, I hold a vast knowledge of European standards in construction coordination, design and planning, an understanding of code compliance and exceptional communication skills with unwavering attention to detail. A self-starter who balances financial procedures with initiative and creativity, I possess the unique ability to communicate to all levels of an organization with focus on pragmatic yet innovative solutions. 

As a professional,
 I have worked on various construction projects and have managed a successful independent design firm creating solutions for residential and commercial clients by overseeing full life-cycle projects ensuring project completion and customer satisfaction. 

I have worked on a wide variety of project types from restaurants, retail, commercial offices and multi-family large scale residential. I have cultivated and nurtured strong relationships with all clients and consultants to ensure continuous business while developing and teaching high quality standards to interns, contractors and new employees.


- Concept Design, Review and Analysis


- Construction Site Management, Contractor & Sub-Contractor Management, Project Cost Analysis,              Contract Analysis, Contract Management, Construction Scheduling, Cost Tracking

- Understanding of Building Code Analysis, ADA/Title 24 Compliance

- LEED Design

- Establishing & updating new real estate sales strategies for multi-unit residential and commercial properties.  Emphasis in design, construction, renovations and facilities maintenance


SKOLNICK Architecture + Design Partnership, New York, NY, Architectural Designer

Responsible for building and site surveying and analysis, historical and technical research, project design and development, computer modeling, coordination with clients and consultants, building code analysis, cost estimate coordination, construction documents and specifications, project management, and construction administration for a residential town home reconstruction in the West Village (Landmark Designated).

Sep 2014 - current

J Frankl C Mallea Associates Architects & Engineers DPC, Brooklyn, NY, US, Project Architect

Managed and designed Concept & DD phases, DOB ling for both residential and commercial projects in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

Oct 2013 - Jan 2014

Ismael Leyva Architects, New York, NY, Intermediate Architect

Designed RFP’s for Hunter’s Point South Parcel C in Long Island City and completed zoning/ massing studies for 35- story high end residential tower on W36th st. and 10th ave.

Jul 2013 - Aug 2013

TSMLXL, Moscow, RU, Principal

Managed and designed Concept & DD phases for both residential and commercial projects in Moscow.
Clients: InterProgressBank, Cber Bank, Ortiga Group, RZD (Russian Rail Roads)

Sep 2010 - May 2012

Flat & Co., Moscow, RU, Architecture & Design Consultant

Managed / designed concept & DD phases for projects in Moscow.
Established new strategic marketing and business initiatives by increasing sales and growth revenues.

Dec 2009 - Jul 2010

FK GRAS (Financial Corporation GRAS), Moscow, RU, Project Manager

Managed DD phases for projects in Sochi and Moscow. Design and construction quality control of hired architects and contractors while meeting project deadlines.

Sep 2008 - Oct 2009


Columbia University, New York, NY, US, Masters, Advanced Architectural Design

The main focus of the program was the study of globalization and its urban impact. The key reference points for the investigation of the new global landscape is New York, the classic model of a dense hyper-connected global city; Moscow, a great historical city undergoing dynamic transformation and reconnection to the global world the country of China.

May 2012 - Jun 2013

Moscow Architectural Institute (State Academy) - MArchI, Moscow, RU, MArch, Residential & Commercial buildings ; Master Planning

Sep 2010 - May 2012

Moscow Architectural Institute (State Academy) - MArchI, Moscow, RU, BArch, Residential & Commercial buildings

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010

Fiorello H. LaGuardia Highschool of Music and Arts & Performing Arts, New York, NY, US, High School, Art

Sep 2001 - Jun 2005

Areas of Specialization