Jeffrey J. Garriga

Jeffrey J. Garriga

AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

Principal, Treasurer
jjg@faainc.com
(617) 227-9272 x 307

Jeff is a principal at Finegold Alexander and oversees the firm’s public work. He has spearheaded a variety of restoration, adaptive use, and new construction projects, ranging from $1 million to $145 million in construction value. Jeff has worked closely with the Massachusetts Executive Office of the Trial Court on the programming, design and delivery of courthouses. He recently finished management of the design of the new Lowell Justice Center, a 17-courtroom, 264,000 SF courthouse on a tight urban site with a LEED Platinum certification. Jeff is also the firm’s Director of Technology and has been instrumental in implementing Building Information Modeling (BIM) technology firm wide. Finegold Alexander’s knowledgeable staff leverages BIM for both new and existing buildings, adhering to a highly evolved set of BIM standards and procedures, in large part due to Jeff’s efforts. Jeff received both a Bachelor of Architecture and an Associates in Architectural Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology.

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Awards
2018 Preservation Massachusetts, Tsongas Award, ‘The Next Generation of Preservation’
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Affiliations

Boston Society of Architects

American Institute of Architects

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)

U.S. Green Building Council

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Publications

"Aiming for Net Zero in Public Buildings: 8 Principles," in Informed Infrastructure, April 2019

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Speaking Engagements

Fenway Alliance Leader2Leader Event: "Public Art 2020: How architecture and design can contribute to social activism and public art"

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Need to Know

What would you sing at Karaoke night? Sleep Walk by Santo and Johnny … That’s right, because there are no lyrics..

Favorite thing about Boston’s North End? … Lunch

Favorite mode of transportation? Cannondale Synapse Carbon Dura Ace