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Kari A. Nystrom, P.E., LEED AP, CPHC

Principal

Ms. Nystrom joined the firm in 1988. She is the first electrical engineer to join the firm with formal education in building environmental engineering with specialization in lighting and electrical systems design. In addition to her duties as an electrical project engineer, she has undertaken special assignments in architectural lighting design and control. Ms. Nystrom possesses excellent project administration skills, of particular value for multi-use facilities. She routinely represents our firm as principal-in-charge, coordinating the efforts of all disciplines.

Ms. Nystrom’s recent management assignments include a major expansion of The National WWII Museum in New Orleans, LA., as well as master planning and infrastructure projects at the American Museum of Natural History in New York, at the United States Golf Association in Far Hills, NJ, and The Corcoran Gallery in Washington, DC. Other projects currently include the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown, MA, the Rice University Opera Theater in Houston, TX, and the Friends Seminary in New York, NY.

Some of Ms. Nystrom’s other project assignments have included:
– 11 West 126th St., Harlem Passive House, NY, NY
– American Museum of Natural History, NY, NY
Chilled Water & Steam Infrastructure Upgrades
Electrical Service & Emergency Power Infrastructure Upgrades
Fire Protection Master Planning and Phased Upgrades
North Terrace Education Center
PlaNYC Energy Saving Initiatives, 2006 – 2010
Richard Gilder Graduate School
Rose Center for Earth and Space
– The Berkshire School, Geier Library Renovation, Sheffield, MA
– The Sterling & Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, MA
– The Corcoran Gallery, Washington, DC
– Dartmouth College, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
– Eastern Connecticut State University, Fine Arts Instructional Center, Willimantic, CT
– The Frick Collection, NY, NY
– Friends Seminary, NY, NY
– Hamilton College, Studio Arts Building, Clinton, NY
– Marion Koogler McNay Museum, Art Gallery Addition, San Antonio, TX
– Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY
– National WWII Museum, New Orleans, LA
– New Britain Museum of American Art, New Britain, CT
– Park Avenue Synagogue, Center for Lifelong Learning, NY, NY
– Princeton University Art Storage Facility, Princeton, NJ
– Rice University Opera Theater, Houston, TX
– Saint John Paul II National Shrine, Washington, DC
– The Spence School, NY, NY
– University of Connecticut, Fine Arts Instructional Center, Storrs, CT
– Williams College, Williamstown, MA
Stetson Library Renovation & Expansion
North & South Academic Buildings

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