Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Practices, San Francisco Institute of Architecture | 2011
Master's Certificate in Sustainable Design, Boston Architecture College | 2007
Bachelor of Architecture, New York Institute of Technology | 1985
Sowinski Sullivan, PC | President/Director of Sustainable Building |
Boston Architectural College | Master's Program in Sustainable Design |
Port Authority of New York & New Jersey | Staff Architect |
Registered Architect: CT, CO, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, ND, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, SC, TX, VA, WA, WV
Member, US Green Building Council — National, NJ Chapter, NY Chapter
Member, Green Globes
Member, NJ Uniform Construction Code
Member, National Trust for Historic Preservation
Member, Metropolitan Railway Club of NY
Member, WTS Philadelphia Chapter
Suzanne Sowinski is the President and Director of Sustainable Building of Sowinski Sullivan. Prior to forming the firm in 1996, Suzanne was a staff architect at the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, where she worked extensively on transportation projects.
In addition to her management role as the President, Suzanne leads the training and mentoring programs and the Quality Assurance Committee. She has a strong interest in sustainable building and is the author of A History of Sustainable Architecture: Design Fundamentals. As Director of Sustainable Building, she leads the sustainable projects throughout the firm. Among the sustainable projects she's worked on, she has assisted Metro North Railroad in updating its sustainable standards based on new state executive orders; developed CTDOT's sustainable design guidelines and strategies, including conducting a comparison of CT state legislation, LEED, and Green Globes in order to develop implementation strategies for 11 new stations; and developed a study of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) as a basis for the sustainable strategy implementation for a new intermodal station for COLTS.