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Linda Reeder AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

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Location(s) Nicolaus Copernicus 2120300
Departments(s) Manufacturing & Construction Management
Title(s) Associate Professor
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Education and Professional Accreditation:

Yale School of Architecture, M.Arch, 1997

Oberlin College, B.A., Studio Art and Government, 1988

Licensed Architect in Connecticut, 2000 – present

Certified by NCARB, 2000 – present

LEED Accredited Professional, 2003 - Present


Building Industry Experience:

Linda Reeder worked as an architect for eleven years before joining CCSU’s construction management program faculty full-time. Her experience as a project architect ranges from a $54 million mixed-use development in downtown Hartford to a screen porch on Martha’s Vineyard. She continues to practice architecture on both residential and commercial projects.


Research Interests and Publications:

Professor Reeder’s research interests include green building design and construction, architectural practice issues, and Building Information Modeling (BIM). She is the author of the book Guide to Green Building Rating Systems: Understanding LEED, Green Globes, ENERGY STAR, the National Green Building Standard, and More (John Wiley & Sons, 2010). She was Associate Editor of The Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice, 15th Edition (John Wiley & Sons, 2013) and authored the chapter “Small Firm Collaboration” in that publication. She has written over 100 articles on building performance for the American Institute of Architects’ Architects Knowledge Resource website, published in Fine Homebuilding magazine, and edited the AIA’s SPP Journal.


Professional Activities:

Small Project Practitioners Knowledge Community Advisory Group Member and 2013 Chair, the American Institute of Architects (AIA)

AIA Small Project Awards 2014 Jury Chair

AIA Repositioning Ambassador

Board Member, Connecticut Green Building Council, 2011 – 2013

Education Committee Member and 2011 – 2012 Co-Chair, Connecticut Green Building Council

Member, AIA Connecticut Committee on the Environment

Member, AIA Connecticut Building Performance and Regulations Committee

Member, Professional Women in Construction, Connecticut Chapter

Member, Associated Schools of Construction 

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