Lori Bongiorno

RA, LEED AP BD+C

Principal, Director - Commercial Studio

"We foster a team approach to projects with all involved to ensure success."

Lori has been with M+A Architects for more than 20 years, specializing in retail and mixed-use developments and commercial office. She has been a large part of the ever-evolving, award-winning and precedent-setting Easton Town Center in Columbus, Ohio since 1994. She is a graduate of Pratt Institute in New York City with a professional degree in architecture. As a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers, Lori leads discussions on the topic of the architect’s expanding role in managing mixed-use developments and sustainability in retail design. She has been responsible for at least eight major mixed-use retail developments, ranging in cost from $50 million to $340 million across the United States. Creating dynamic, sustainable, active neighborhoods is what Lori does best.

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Architecture, The Pratt Institute

REGISTRATIONS & CERTIFICATIONS

  • Registered Architect, Ohio
  • LEED Accredited Professional, Building Design + Construction (LEED AP BD+C)

AFFILIATIONS

  • International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)
  • Chairperson of OH/WV Government Relations Committee for ICSC
  • ICSC State Planning Committee Member

FUN FACT

Lori loves giraffes.