Lisa Meyer, AIA

Lisa Meyer, AIA

New York, NY, US




Goshow Architects, New York, NY, US, Job Captain

Work on all aspects of architectural projects from initiation through construction closeout.
Prepare schematic designs and presentations, lead design meetings with clients and consultants, delegate tasks to junior architects, prepare comprehensive sets of construction drawings and specifications, assist with RFIs during bid, resolve issues in field during construction and prepare construction administration documents.
Implement standards of agency clients including SCA, USACE, DEP, OGS, and DASNY.
Prepare filing documents and meet with plan examiners to resolve filling issues.

Jul 2015 - Jan 2017

RAND Engineering & Architecture, DPC, New York, NY, US, Project Associate

Project Manager for Interior and Exterior Restoration/Preservation Projects in New York City

Coordinate and lead meetings with clients to determine needs
Evaluate existing conditions and applicable codes to determine needed repairs and prepare final scope of work
Prepare and oversee production of construction drawings and specifications with project team
Coordinate bid process, communicate with contractors throughout bid process, evaluate final bids
Assist client through selection of contractor and preparation of A201 Contract
Conduct regular site visits during construction and prepare site visit reports
Respond to unforeseen issues in field and prepare related sketches and documentation
Prepare construction administration documents
Assist with closeout of jobs with all parties and government agencies

Project Manager for comprehensive building surveys of new condominiums in New York City

Participated in meetings with resident boards to identify needs, explain findings and need for repairs.
Participated in negotiation with legal team to coordinate settlements due to failure to meet condo offering plans
Knowledge and use of non-destructive evaluation techniques to determine building defects
Create templates for reports based on typical building conditions
Conduct full evaluation of building envelope, interior, electrical, plumbing, HVAC and sprinkler systems
Prepare comprehensive reports outlining all observed construction defects and code violations
Identify necessary repairs/alterations needed for compliance with NYC Building Code and ICC/ANSI 117.1
Recommend remedial work and cost estimates to bring building to compliance with industry standards
Prepare scheduling for repair implementation

Sep 2011 - Jul 2015

Grinsfelder Associates Architects, Inc., Fort Wayne, IN, US, Intern/Office Assistant

Projects and Responsibilities:

State Street Arch
Recorded site measurements to prepare tentative site plan
Contributed to preparation of Vectorworks drawings for new decorative archway spanning a main street

Renaissance Pointe YMCA
Attended weekly meetings and walkthroughs with full construction and design team during construction phase
Reviewed final construction drawing set to identify any discontinuities

Miscellaneous Business Operations Projects
Created presentation for proposed design of new library building
Designed marketing advertisement for firm and wrote press release for opening of new building
Organized digital project library and sample library

Jun 2010 - Aug 2010


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech), Blacksburg, VA, US, BArch, Architecture

Graduated with Bachelor of Architecture and Minor in History. Studies included design studios, sustainability and building systems, building materials, basic structures and architectural history. Studied abroad in various countries throughout Europe in Fall 2009.

Aug 2006 - May 2011

Areas of Specialization