MaryEllen Kowalewski is an architect licensed in the states of New York and Oregon. She is NCARB certified allowing for reciprocity in all states, as well as being a LEED Accredited Professional. She has been working in the architectural field since 1994. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Washington and her Master of Architecture from the University of Michigan. Upon graduating, she worked in Chicago for the award winning firm, Tigerman McCurry Architects. She later moved to New York to work on high-end residential homes in Manhattan and Brooklyn. MaryEllen relocated to Portland, Oregon, her hometown, in 2006 to establish her own architectural practice. Her background is extensive, but lies mainly in high-end residential and small commercial projects. She offers architectural and design services for all projects, both new construction and renovations. The majority of her work has been in New York, Chicago, and Portland.