Kristen Anderson

Hoffmann Architects + Engineers Promotes Kristen Anderson to Staff Architect

Anderson earns licensure as Registered Architect in New York

New York— 4 May 2023Hoffmann Architects + Engineers, a design firm specializing in the rehabilitation of building exteriors, announces that Kristen T. Anderson, AIA, part of the firm’s New York City team, has been promoted to Staff Architect.

Kristen Anderson joined Hoffmann Architects + Engineers as Project Representative in June 2019, after graduating from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute with a Bachelor of Architecture degree. Recognizing her rapidly developing skillset and advanced credentials, Hoffmann leadership awarded her multiple promotions in succession: to Senior Project Representative in 2021, to Project Coordinator in 2022, and now to Staff Architect.

“Kristen is a very reliable and organized team player with a great attitude who is very easy and enjoyable to work with. Her consistent efforts toward licensure and learning make her a great example to her colleagues.” –Richard W. Off, Senior Architect

Project Accomplishments

Anderson has provided architectural services for nearly three dozen projects, including corporate, educational, government, healthcare, hospitality, mixed-use, religious, and residential structures. She has contributed to roof replacement, plaza rehabilitation, and historic preservation projects, as well as facade rehabilitation and New York City Facade Inspection Safety Program (FISP) investigation and repair.

Anderson serves as the primary point of contact providing construction documentation and administration services for two projects at The Cooper Union: stucco repairs at 41 Cooper Square, a contemporary academic building designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Thom Mayne at Morphosis, and FISP repairs at 29 3rd Avenue, the school’s student residence hall. She also spearheaded the document phase to refurbish the iconic staircase and plaza at Columbia University’s Low Memorial Library, a National Historic Landmark at the heart of the Morningside campus. Other significant contributions include her work on the restoration of the bell tower for the Church of the Ascension in the City of New York.

Community Impact

Beyond project work, Anderson has served as co-leader of the Hoffmann Emerging Professionals Group since 2021. Committed to the career advancement of her coworkers, she created an electronic library of licensure exam study resources, and she facilitates discussion and learning at regular meetings. Anderson is also an active member of the Hoffmann Technical Training Committee, which hosts educational presentations on architectural and engineering topics that engage the entire Hoffmann workforce. Dedicated to extending opportunities to young people and giving back to the community, Anderson recently joined the Hoffmann team volunteering with the ACE Mentor Program of Greater New York, an after-school program that offers high school students real-world experience in conceiving and executing design projects.


Kristen Anderson is a Registered Architect (RA) in the State of New York and a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).

Kristen Anderson, Staff Architect, in the field at Hoffmann projects.