Architecture and urban design firm Cooper Robertson recently announced the elevation of Erin Flynn, RA, LEED AP, to partner. With over 20 years of experience in cultural and museum work, she is regarded as an expert on planning, design, and programming strategies for urban museums serving diverse patrons. A trusted advisor for institutional leaders nationwide, Flynn has been instrumental on such notable commissions as the Whitney Museum of American Art; the Fowler Museum at UCLA Planning Study; the award-winning Gateway Arch Museum in St. Louis; the upcoming Studio Museum in Harlem; a museum expansion at Princeton University; as well as the recent renovation work at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art.
As Cooper Robertson’s Director of Architecture, Flynn has also played an important role in mentoring and managing project teams while also supporting business development for the firm’s cultural and museum practice. She also manages quality control and systems research, develops and advances the implementation of building technology in the firm’s work, and ensures best practices in design and management of projects.
In her new role as a partner, Flynn joins Cooper Robertson’s management committee, helping to set firm-wide strategy and chart new paths for growth. A LEED-accredited professional, Flynn is a registered architect in New York State, and holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Oregon.