A key member of the Renewal practice, Joanna Kaczmarski specializes in building envelope and historic preservation services. She is experienced in the analysis and evaluation of façades and forensic architecture. Joanna works closely with owners, facility managers and other consultants to develop effective solutions for a wide range of building types, including office, residential, healthcare, religious, cultural, government and retail. Joanna is skilled in façade condition assessments. She has performed numerous inspections of exterior walls and appurtenances in accordance with New York City’s Façade Inspection & Safety Program (FISP). She also provides litigation support for building façade and architectural disputes. During her career, Joanna has worked on numerous preservation projects as well as the restoration of historic and modern buildings. She has considerable experience coordinating with landmarks preservation commissions and state historic preservation offices (SHPO). Her portfolio includes the Chrysler Building and the Women’s Building in New York City, Resurrection Church in Rye, New York, and several buildings on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joanna was also involved in the damage assessment and disaster recovery effort at the World Trade Center following the 2001 terror attacks.
M.S., Architecture and Urban Design, Cracow University of Technology
To Joanna, one of the most rewarding aspects of being an architect is the ability to bring new life to old buildings.