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Norwood, MA

Chin Lin

Senior Project Manager

Chin has over 25 years of experience in the design and construction industry. He is a registered Architect focusing his efforts on sustainable design for educational institutional facilities in New England. While at his previous firm, Chin was the Green Resources Manager and completed multiple large scale Ultra Low Energy buildings under strict budgetary constraints and completed some of the most innovative and energy-efficient school projects in the area. He has been actively involved in promoting sustainable, high-performing design standards including issues such as energy-efficient lighting, daylighting, and was part of the team that developed the ANSI 1260 Classroom Acoustical Standard.

As a seasoned project professional, Chin uses his skills to view the whole project and focus the team to keep to the plan, schedule, phasing, scope, and budget of the project. He is able to identify high-risk issues early and establish a plan to address and minimize risk for the project. Chin’s methodical approach and composed demeanor allow him to maintain a positive environment and a successful project outcome.


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Bachelor of Science Degree
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Master’s Degree in Architecture


Boston Society of Architects
American Institute of Architects
National Organization for Minority Architects
Illuminating Engineering Society
Cambridge School of Weston, Board of Trustees, 2017 to present
Collaborative of High-Performance Schools, Board of Trustees, 2014 to present
Illuminating Engineering Society, Boston and Rhode Island Chapters, Board of Managers, 2008 to present
Fayerweather Street School, Board of Trustees, 2010 to 2013
Member of Working Group responsible for writing ANSI-1260.2010 Classroom Acoustic Standard, the only acoustical standard for educational facilities in the US
ABX ArchitectureBoston, Speaker
Harvard School of Public Health, Guest Speaker