Christian Lynch - Adjunct Assistant Professor
Christian LynchAdjunct Assistant Professor
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1991 – 1994 Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, New York City, NY.
Christian Benavides Lynch, AIA was born in Los Angeles, California, where he lived until entering the College of Environmental Design at the University of California, Berkeley. Graduating with a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture in 1990, he worked for the office of Stanley Saitowitz, before returning to Los Angeles to accept a position with Franklin Israel Design Associates. In 1991, Christian began his graduate work at Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, in New York City. After receiving his Master of Architecture degree in 1994, Lynch traveled to Brazil on a Kinne Fellowship, where he studied the work of Oscar Niemeyer. Upon his return to New York, Lynch resumed work at Smith-Miller + Hawkinson Architects, remaining there for almost four years. As Project Architect there, he gained extensive building experience in New York, culminating with the design and construction supervision of the Cooper Union Cafe. In 1997, Lynch accepted a position at Rafael Viñoly Architects where he gained experience in design and coordination of larger and more complex projects including the Bronx County Courthouse and Jazz at Lincoln Center. Christian went on to become an Associate at Janson Goldstein LLP where he remained until devoting himself full-time as a founding Partner at Lynch / Eisinger / Design (LED). Christian Lynch is a registered architect in the State of New York and a member of the American Institute of Architects. He has taught design studios at New Jersey Institute of Technology and is currently an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Pratt Institute School of Architecture in Brooklyn, New York.