Our staff members are all committed students of the accumulated wisdom of history as it is expressed in traditional architecture and urban design. Our passion for building strong communities starts here in our studio, among our friends and colleagues.
Chelsea joined Union Studio in April 2016 as an architectural designer. She received both a master’s and a bachelor’s degree in architecture from Roger Williams University, with a minor in the History of Art and Architecture. Prior to graduating, Chelsea interned with Facilities Management at the State of Rhode Island’s Department of Administration, where she assisted with space planning, proposal preparation and scope outlines, and building data collection. At Union Studio Chelsea is currently working on the Barbara Jordan Apartments Modernization, a fast-tracked affordable housing project.
Chelsea is a distinguished athlete who enjoys tennis, basketball, softball, and swimming – she is also a former lifeguard. Additionally, she is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Preservation Society of Newport County.
Hometown: Middletown, RI
Favorite Place: Lakes Region, New Hampshire because it’s a very scenic place with a lot of memories where I can get away from the chaos of the city. I vacation there every summer with family and friends.
Guilty Pleasure: Crazy Chocolate Mocha Cinnamon Swirl iced coffee from Sip n Dip!
Source of Pride: Getting to sit at the “adults table” at Thanksgiving dinner (then finding out the kids table is way more fun!)
Favorite Piece of Art: Leonid Afremov – “Under One Umbrella”
A Word to the Wise: “There are no shortcuts to any place worth going” – Beverly Sills
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