Jeffrey Fishbein AIA & Kevin Bell AIA promoted to Associate

Jeffrey AIA, is a talented and experienced designer with an expertise in higher education renovation and adaptive re-use. He leads the firm’s green committee and quality control process. Since joining Leers Weinzapfel Associates in 2008, Jeffrey has been an integral design team member for many projects including Oak and Laurel Halls at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT; the addition and renovation to the historic Greenfield Courthouse in Greenfield, MA; and his current role as Project Architect on the Integrated Design Building at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He has lectured at the AIA National Convention and has been quoted in numerous magazines including Architecture and Metropolis. Jeffrey received a Bachelor of Architecture and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Rhode Island School of Design.

Kevin Bell AIA is an accomplished designer and studio leader with a wide range of project expertise. Kevin leads the Digital Practice Group in the office, helping to define and implement leading-edge technology. His recent projects include Oak and Laurel Halls at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT; the Paul S. Russell MD. Museum of Medical History and Innovation at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA; and the restoration and renovation of the Arlington Street T Station for the MBTA in Boston, MA. Kevin is currently serving as the Project Architect for the Academic Arts Building at Middlesex Community College in Lowell, MA. Kevin frequently participates in studio critiques at Northeastern University and the Boston Architectural College. He received a Bachelor of Science in Architecture from the University of Michigan and a Master of Architecture from the University of Virginia, School of Architecture.