Eleanna joined the Cycle team in 2013 with experience as a professor, higher education administrator and professional artist. She received her BA from Kenyon College and MFA from Temple University. At Cycle she is responsible for marketing, finances, accounting and compliance. When she is not at Cycle she can be found in her Brooklyn studio where she makes paintings. Her work is exhibited nationally and internationally. With eight other professional artists across the U.S., she also runs a curatorial exhibition space, Ortega y Gasset Projects, also located in Brooklyn.
Eric joins the Cycle team with 17 years experience, and has worked on both sides of the fence within the fields of architecture and construction management. Former work experience includes high end design projects with architecture firms like ODA and construction firms such as Foundations Group, with the majority of buildings done in the NYC area. He brings strong project leadership and highly technical knowledge to each project, and has experience with a variety of project types and sizes both ground-up and renovated. When not getting something built, you can likely find him with his son, on a wave, or writing a song.
Lavinia has over 10 years of experience in architecture and urban design. She holds a Masters in Urban Design + Planning, and is a licensed architect in Italy. She has contributed to projects of diverse scales, here and abroad. Most recently she has worked on the re-purposing of abandoned and ruined historic buildings for a sustainable community in NYC. Her commitment to innovative architecture and urban design is interwoven with issues of social, political, ecological and cultural understanding. Her focus is on resilient and inclusive design: conceiving innovative interventions to create positive and lasting impact within communities. When not designing, she can be found playing the piano, teaching yoga or making art.
Habby comes to Cycle with a diverse work experience as gallery manager, translator and a professional artist. At Cycle, she is responsible for human resources, accounting, marketing and compliance. When she's not a Cycle, Habby can be found in her Brooklyn studio making sculptures. Habby's work has been exhibited widely both in the US and internationally, including museum solo exhibitions in her homeland, Iceland.
Schuyler enjoys working at multiple scales and across various disciplines, always encouraging ecological awareness. He has significant experience managing and working on small-scale residential projects in New York City and New Jersey. Schuyler earned an M.S.Arch at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a B.Arch at Pratt Institute. His academic research questioned the dualisms of today’s culture, looking for ways to better coexist in a changing world, challenging the distinctions between the public and private realm. Hailing from Vermont, he loves tackling issues of urbanism and density while never forgetting his rural roots.
Caitlin joined Cycle in 2014 and has since worked on a broad range of the firm’s sustainable planning, residential and commercial projects. Previously Caitlin’s passion for sustainable development led her to work on the design and construction of community development works in rural Ghana including an orphanage, solar-powered WASH facilities, and volunteer housing with an Austrian NGO. She also worked as a consultant for UNICEF and in partnership with the Ministry of Education of Laos to develop national standards for the construction of pre-primary schools. Caitlin is a Cooper Union Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture graduate, an Irma Weiss Fellow and a certified Passive House designer.
Eric began his career in Boston after graduating from Boston Architectural College with a concentration in Sustainable Design. He grew up in China and immigrated to the U.S. as a teenager, which profoundly impacted his design sensibility and belief that sustainable solutions should be accessible for all. His experience has confirmed that the best design solutions come from an iterative process full of research, exploration, and conversation. Eric has had the opportunity to work on many project types including commercial, residential, hospitality, and retail in both Boston and New York.