Personal Greeting Linda Reeder, FAIA


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New Haven, CT


Linda Reeder, FAIA, LEED AP, currently produces The Architectress, a blog and free newsletter about women, architecture, and the history of America. She is the author of the books Net Zero Energy Buildings: Case Studies and Lessons Learned (Routledge, 2016) and Guide to Green Building Rating Systems: Understanding LEED, Green Globes, ENERGY STAR, the National Green Building Standard, and More (Wiley 2010), and several articles on sustainable building topics. She was Associate Editor for the 15th Edition of the Architect’s Handbook of Professional Practice. Linda is a professor in the Construction Management program at Central Connecticut State University where she teaches Construction Documents, CAD and BIM Tools, Sustainable Buildings, and Architecture for Construction Managers. Linda has served on thesis juries and taught in the Architecture Department at the University of Hartford, where she offered the program’s first Sustainable Design studio. 

Linda was a member and 2013 Chair of the AIA’s Small Project Practitioners Advisory Group and the former editor of its SPP Journal. She is the former editor and subject matter expert for Building Performance for the AIA’s Soloso website (now Architects Knowledge Resource), to which she contributed over 100 pieces on sustainable design, accessibility, and other building performance topics. Linda served on the Board of Directors of AIA Connecticut and the Connecticut Green Building Council (where she co-chaired the Education Committee for two years), and is a former member of New Haven’s Commission on Disabilities. She is a graduate of the Yale School of Architecture and Oberlin College.


Yale School of Architecture
New Haven, Connecticut, United States
M.Arch., 1997
1994 To 1997

Oberlin College
Oberlin, Ohio, United States
B.A., 1988
Studio Art; Government
1984 To 1988

Job History

Central Connecticut State University
Assistant Professor, Construction Management program
New Britain, CT, United States
August 2008 - present

Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT, United States
August 2018 - present

Linda Reeder Architecture, LLC
New Haven, CT, United States
January 2005 - November 2020

Central Connectiuct State University
Associate Professor
New Britain, CT, United States
August 2013 - August 2018

AIA Architect's Handbook of Professional Practice (15th Edition)
Associate Editor
January 2012 - December 2012

AIA Soloso (now the Architect’s Knowledge Resource)
Contributing Editor and Subject Matter Expert for Building Performance
May 2007 - December 2008

Central Connecticut State University
CT, United States
August 2004 - May 2008

Roth and Moore Architects
New Haven, CT, United States
May 1997 - January 2005