Profile

Mr. Christopher Glapinski, AIA

Fairfax and Sammons Architects
1000 points

Contact Details

Fairfax and Sammons Architects

Bio

After growing up in Wisconsin, Chris attended the University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a five-year Bachelor of Architecture professional degree. Upon graduating, he completed the Intern Development Program (IDP) and passed all sections of the ARE. He is a licensed and registered architect in the State of Florida and maintains active NCARB Certification. Chris works as Project Manager at Fairfax & Sammons Architects. Specializing in custom residential, he has experience with a variety of project types—from the renovation of a 1,000 square foot historic home to the design of a new 10,000+ square foot family compound. Chris currently serves on the CRAN Emerging Professionals Committee, advocating for young architects working in residential design.

Education

University of Miami
Coral Gables, Florida, United States
B.ARCH, 2008
Architecture
2003 To 2008

Job History

Fairfax & Sammons Architects
Architect / Project Manager
New York, NY, United States
April 2015 - present

de la Guardia Victoria Architects & Urbanists
Architect / Project Manager
Coral Gables, FL, United States
April 2011 - March 2015

Trelles Architects
Architectural Intern
Miami, FL, United States
May 2005 - April 2011

Honors and Awards

Architectural Student of the Year
AIA Miami
2005

Bronze Medal
Florida Foundation for Architecture
2008

First Place
Bienal International Student Design Competiton
2005

Henry Adams Medal
American Institute of Architects (AIA)
2008

Specialties

  • Architectural Design
  • Computer Applications
  • Construction Documentation: Drawings

Affiliations

  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

Interests

  • Regional and vernacular building, sustainability, emerging technologies, custom residential design, urban design and community planning, business management