Design Synergies Architecture P.C. is an architectural, design, & sustainability consulting firm based in Buffalo, New York.  Our work is diverse, but our approach is always the same:  listen, engage, & consolidate ideas to create a creative, collaborative, and sustainable design solution. 

We help our clients to imagine, design, build and manage better buildings.

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Project completed while employed by:
1 Newfoundland & Labrador Housing Corporation, St. John’s, Canada           
2 BFL Engineers & Architects, St. John’s NL, Canada              
3 Architects Four Ltd., Moncton NB, Canada                         
4 Freelance design/consulting, Vancouver BC & Halifax NS, Canada    

Education:  K-12, College, & University

- Northland Corridor Redevelopment Project, Buffalo NY:  Architectural consulting services to Barbara A. Campagna/Architecture + Planning PLLC for 50-acre/700,000 SF redevelopment of former industrial site.  Renovation projects include creation of new Western New York Workforce Training Center.  Assisted with application to National & State Registers of Historic Places and development of tenant design guidelines.

- Buffalo Public Schools projects:

  • - Buffalo Public Schools Pool Renovations, Phase 3:  Consultant to DiDonato Associates for architectural design and construction documents.
  • - Emerson Kitchens Renovation, School 28, Buffalo NY:  Consultant to LaBella Associates for architectural design and construction documents.
  • - Buffalo Public School #17, Buffalo:  renovation of Early Childhood Education school - interior design, detailing, & FF&E. (9)
  • - Buffalo Public Schools:  Researcher and writer for LEED & Green Schools Report on sustainability measures in school renovation projects, written for NYS Department of Education with Buffalo Public Schools & LP Ciminelli. (9)

- CUNY Baruch College, New York City, NY:  Consultant to Wendel Architects & Engineers - Architectural design and construction documents for HVAC equipment replacement.
- SUNY Fredonia, Fredonia NY:  Consultant to LaBella Associates - Architectural design & construction documents for replacement of HVAC equipment in Steele Hall ice rink, including specifications and building envelope evaluation.
- Ellicott Complex exterior stair renovation, UB North Campus, Buffalo NY:  Consultant to DiDonato Associates for architectural design and construction documents.
- SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse NY:  Consultant to Wendel Architects & Engineers - Architectural design & construction documents.

- Houghton College PACE program offices and classrooms – West Seneca NY:  Consultant to KCB Architecture for interior design, millwork details, and furniture.
- Parkville Charter School, Brooklyn NY:  Interior design & detailing for renovation. (9)
- SUNY IT Dining Hall, Utica NY:  Interior design & detailing, FFE for renovation. (9)
- SUNY Canton Wicks Hall – Physical Therapy Assistant Program Labs & Offices, Canton NY:  Interior design & detailing, FFE. (9)
- Convocation Athletic Recreation Center, State University of NY at Canton, Canton NY:  LEED project administrator & interior detailing for LEED Silver project. (9)
- Buffalo State College – New Science Building, Buffalo NY:  Assistant to project architect & LEED project administrator for LEED Gold project through design development, Phase 1 (8)
- Graduate Building, Medaille College, Amherst NY:  Project architect/ manager for renovation. 8
Undergraduate Residence Hall, Medaille College, Buffalo NY:  interior design – finishes and furniture. 8
- Student Center, Medaille College, Buffalo NY:  interior design – finishes, furniture. 8
- Ave Maria University, Ave Maria FL:  Project interior architect for seven buildings on new campus – four residence halls, science building, student center, and library. 8
- Academic Complex (Education & Business Schools), Niagara University, Lewiston NY:  interior design – finishes, furniture. 8
- Main residence, Canadian Coast Guard College, Sydney NS:  interior design & space planning for lobby and cafeteria. 6
- Law School & School of Environmental Studies, Universite de Moncton, NB:  interior design assistant to project architect (3)
- New campus, Atlantic Baptist College, Moncton NB:  interior design and space planning for main academic building. (3)
- Student Housing prototypes – Graduate Housing, Mount Allison University, Sackville NB:  design and space planning for new housing options. (3)
- Mount Allison University, Sackville NB: Project assistant for development of campus master plan. (3)

5 Susan Troup Design, Halifax NS, Canada
6 Public Works & Government Services Canada, Halifax, Canada
7 Grand Concourse Authority, St. John’s NL, Canada
8 Cannon Design, Buffalo NY
9 Architectural Resources, Buffalo NY