RA, WELL AP, CPHC, LEED AP BD+C
Lori Fitzgerald is an adjunct with the School of Architecture at Carnegie Mellon University. She is a Registered Architect in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, currently practicing with Margittai Architects in Pittsburgh. Prior to joining Margittai Architects, Lori practiced for over 20 years with Indovina Associates Architects and Perkins Eastman Architects. Her work has significant focus in adaptive re-use and renovation, but includes a wide variety of project types and scales, including; mixed-use, multi-family housing (market rate, low-income and senior living), hotels, higher education, institutional, commercial, office, public spaces and exhibits, interiors, site planning and community planning.
Lori received her Bachelor of Architecture from Carnegie Mellon University with University Honors. While attending CMU, Lori attended the International Masonry Institute’s Masonry Camp and studied for a summer semester in Rome, Italy.
Lori is a LEED Accredited Professional (BD+C), Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC) and WELL Accredited Professional (WELL AP). She has completed comprehensive project management training from the Project Management Institute (PMI), and is a graduate of the City of Pittsburgh's Civic Leadership Academy. She serves as a volunteer/board member on the Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition, in Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill neighborhood, where she lives. In that role, she facilitates communication between various neighborhood stakeholders such as property owners, developers and city representatives. She infuses her practice with her strong personal interests and beliefs in people (collaboration, team integration), place (context, community, history) and purpose (environment, experience).