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Professional Profiles


Professional Profile: Kristin Nelson 2011


  • Title: Associate
  • Company: Dattner Architects
  • Location: 1385 Broadway, New York, N.Y.
  • Birthplace: Houston, Texas

College: Harvard Graduate School of Design (MDesS); Virginia Tech (BArch)
First job outside of real estate: Coffee barista in Blacksburg, Va.
First job in real estate or allied field: Intern architect at Ayers Saint Gross, Baltimore,
What do you do now and what are you planning for the future? Dattner Architects is an
award-winning architectural firm specializing in design sensitive projects primarily for the
public realm. Our clients include a range of public agencies, and non-profit educational and
cultural organizations in the greater New York City area. Our future plans include
continuing to offer the same great client-centered focus and sustainable design expertise but
to a larger geographical region.
Hobbies: Yoga, photography, sampling the city
Favorite movie: The 2002 documentary “Spellbound”
Keys to success: Responsiveness and organization
If you had to choose another vocation what would it be? Professional student