Senior Associates

Alison Baxter, AIA, has extensive project management, programming, master planning and space planning experience on a wide variety of building types with particular emphasis on educational and institutional projects.Her broad experience over nearly 30 years includes courthouses; academic buildings for universities and independent schools, including arts centers, libraries, dormitories, and classroom buildings; and theaters in a variety of settings.  She is an expert in programming and space planning, having developed the specialized programs and layouts for many of the firm’s projects.

Alison holds a B.A. in Architectural Sciences from Harvard University and a B. Arch. from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.  She is Chair of the Hopewell (NJ) Historic Preservation Commission.

Christa Gaffigan, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, is an experienced preservation architect and a LEED accredited professional with expertise in a range of institutional, educational, and cultural projects. She is expert in materials analysis and architectural conservation treatments. Christa is well versed in local, state, and Federal-level approvals processes and funding mechanisms and, as such, has successfully prepared many grant applications, historic structure reports, and preservation plans. She has also served as Project Manager or Project Architect for many of the firm’s restoration and adaptive use projects, working closely with a number of theatres, colleges and universities, and government agencies.

Christa holds a B.S. in Architecture from The Catholic University of America, and an M.S. in Historic Preservation from Columbia University.