About - Linda Yowell Architects


The collaborative effort between owner and architect is the foundation of our firm’s approach. Beginning with the owner’s vision and program and extending through construction, our work is characterized by innovative problem solving, attention to detail, and resolute dedication to realizing the owner’s objectives. Our expertise includes coordination with the multi-faceted teams which ensure a project’s success. From new buildings to additions, renovations and historic restorations, our work shares a common understanding of the continuity of the vocabulary of American architecture.

About - Linda Yowell Architects


Linda Yowell is an architect, preservation advocate and educator whose award winning work includes townhouses, apartments and lofts in New York, new homes in the Hudson Valley and the Berkshires, and educational buildings. Since 2001 she is also a founding partner in Hudson Studio Architects, where she brings her expertise in historic campus planning, renovations and new buildings for cultural and educational institutions. Her designs seamlessly combine the best of modern living, light and space flow, with a deep understanding of the language, detail and craft of American architecture and a respect for context. She is dedicated to realizing the owner’s objectives through collaboration.

A graduate of Vassar College, she received her Masters Degree from Columbia University and in 2001 was honored by election to the AIA College of Fellows. She has served as President of the Center for Architecture Foundation, and Secretary of the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, where she founded a program to support the teaching of architecture in K-12 schools. Currently serving as a Board member of the Salisbury Association, the Historic House Trust of New York City and a Trustee of Village Preservation, where she co-chairs the Preservation Committee. She resides with her family in a Greek Revival townhouse in the West Village and a Carpenter Gothic cottage in Lakeville, Connecticut, and is licensed to practice architecture in New York, Connecticut and New Jersey.


Hudson Studio Architects

James Wagman and Linda Yowell have partnered since 2001, combining their studios to design architecture for education

Village Preservation (formerly the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation)
The Center for Architecture Foundation
American Institute of Architects New York Chapter
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