Melissa Duffy, AIA, LEED AP

Managing Principal - Los Angeles, San Francisco

Melissa joined STUDIOS in 1998, was promoted to Principal in 2011. She is the Managing Principal of the San Francisco office.

During her tenure, Melissa has established and cultivated long-term relationships with public and private clients alike, and has led management and design efforts for large, complex projects with multi-layered client and consultant teams. Her clients range from the University of California to technology and media companies Lyft, Nickelodeon, and Neustar, among others.

Melissa is a member of the STUDIOS Project Management, Standards, and Steering Committee.

Melissa Duffy

Education & Accreditation

  • Ohio State University Master of Architecture
  • Hamilton College Bachelor of Arts


  • Licensed Architect, California
  • LEED Accredited Professional


  • American Institute of Architects
  • Society for College and University Planners (SCUP)