Eva Lansberry

Eva Lansberry

Brooklyn, NY, US

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Versatile experienced designer with a passion for contributing to innovative design. Strong understanding of the full design life cycle from concept through build-out, skilled designing details, conducting design research and specifications, and interfacing with clients. Extensive fine art expertise and theatrical design.



BedStuy Restaurant Association, Brooklyn, NY, US, Architectural Planning Consult

I became an advocate for my Bed Stuy Restaurants, advised outdoor café plans early on in the pandemic.

For the last few months, I have been working on a larger conversation with New York City Planning Commission and restauranters’ without a commercial overlay. Many Brooklyn restaurants have no commercial overlay, and one is required previously to have an outdoor sidewalk permit.

I have been putting a package together of a zoning change for about 30+ restaurants to be presented to the NYC Zoning Commission for their upcoming meeting in May for upcoming legislation for streamlining the process for outdoor dining

Jan 2021 - current

BR Design Associates, New York, NY, US, Senior Architect- Project Manager

Temporary contract - corporate interior design. NY DOB filing sets for commercial interiors, storefronts, coordinated drawings, client's budget, schedule, FF&E, and scope.

Aug 2019 - Nov 2019


NYC DOB filing documents for the New York Tri-State area, NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission (NYC LPC) presentation, low-income housing projects, sidewalk cafes permits, and restaurant/Cafe Design.
Commercial interiors, storefronts, coordinated drawings, schedule, FF&E, and scope.
- Sony Hall (New York, NY) NYC LPC historic storefront & awning design
- 210 6th Ave Restaurant (New York, NY) NYC LPC-storefront window design
- 72 Bayard Street (Brooklyn, NY) restaurant design, NYC DOB filing

Mar 2018 - Feb 2019

DiGuiseppe Architect, New York, NY, US, Senior Architect

Boutique hospitality design for luxury residential and hospitality projects; prepared full sets of CD’s, millwork drawings, schedules; conduct construction supervision, surveys; prepared interior design presentations & material boards for clients. CD’s, FF&E,
- Artezen Hotel (New York City) | DD-CDS Lobby & Bar Interior Design, Millwork detailing
- Broadway Plaza Hotel (New York City) | DD-CDS Façade Design for Landmarks, Lobby
- Evercore Development (Chicago, Ill) | Multi-family residential development with amenities.

Oct 2016 - Jan 2018

New York City Economic Development Corporation, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Manager

Managed public financing initiatives for LMDC projects focusing on design, construction, and engineering of the East River Waterfront Park with project managers to attain fiscal documentation, ensure proper allocation of funds, and coordinate receipt of funding agreements

Feb 2011 - Oct 2016

Chez Oskar- French Resturant, Brooklyn, NY, PROJECT ARCHITECT/ DESIGNER - Freelance

Developed design and construction documents for the relocation of Chez Oskar French Bistro restaurant. Landmarks Preservation Commission and Local Community Board presentations. Developed Construction Documents, Mill work details, Lighting Design, and equipment specifications. Incorporated salvaged architectural elements in the design as project progressed. Completion of Phase 1: July 2016.

Sep 2015 - Sep 2016

Independent Architectural Services, Brooklyn, NY, US, Contractor

O’Lunney Properties – Brooklyn, NY 2011-2012
Hayten Residence, Brooklyn, NY, April 2012
Fox Condo – Highlands, NJ April 2011
Bahr/Prya, Dumbo Brooklyn, NY, 2010-2012
Interiors/Exteriors: Kitchen rehab, Painting Contractor. Minor home repair, furniture design, decorative finishes.

Skizum Studios, Dumbo Brooklyn, NY, Dec 2008
Interiors: Design and built a loft bed in a prewar industrial warehouse loft utilizing existing track. Loft Bed is fully supported marine rope and antique pulleys. Installed porthole window. decorative finishes and wallpaper.

Jan 2008 - Jun 2016

Glen and Comany, New York, NY, US, Senior Project Architect

Specialized in hospitality and restaurant clientele, responsible for the creation of CD’s, LEED material research, and presentations.
- Madison Beach Hotel (Madison, CT), 34 room boutique hotel and spa
- Whole Foods Market (Fairfield, CT) Developed the facade and store concept

Jun 2007 - Dec 2008

Rockwell Group, New York, NY, US, Project Manager

Specialized in interactive museum projects, responsible for production and management of CD’s through design development, successfully managing a small team and client’s presentation of interior finishes.
- Walt Disney Family Museum, Presidio of San Francisco: Walt Disney Family
Interior design of rehabilitation and adaptive reuse of historic building at a former military base.

Jan 2006 - Jun 2007


Pratt Institute, BArch, Architecture

Jan 1989 - Jan 1995


Exhibition: 10 Days of Art, Provincetown, Mass September 28 - October 7, 2012, Nomination

Sparky, the Transparent Juvenile Roundbelly Cowfish
Art Installation
10'x12'x20' White Ripstop Nylon Inflateable, LED CPU fans, industrial floor fan, and bamboo.


Exhibition: Figment Art Festival NYC - June 9 & 10, 2012, Nomination

Sparky, the Transparent Juvenile Roundbelly Cowfish
Art Installation
10'x12'x20' White Ripstop Nylon Inflateable, LED CPU fans, industrial floor fan, and bamboo.


Rafael Vinoly Architects Training Program, Nomination

Rafael Vinoly Architects Training Program


Associate Art Residency, Nomination

Residency for Puppetry & Film
Had the pleasure of working artists Janie Gieser, Paul Zaloom and Theodora Skipitaris.


Design Studio Award for Excellence, Honorable Mention

Design Studio Award for Excellence – Studio Critic, Dr. Haresh Lalavani - Morphological tent series


Areas of Specialization