John  Lynch, Principal.  

John received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from the University of Kentucky where he participated in design programs in Paris, France and Venice, Italy. Additionally he has a Master of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois.  John is a registered architect with over 36 years of experience in all phases of design and construction. He has taught Architectural Design and Presentation at Wentworth Institute of Technology, the New England College of Art and Design at Suffolk University and Boston Architectural College. 

John has a passion for design excellence, innovation, sustainability and technology.


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           Jennifer Steffek, Principal..

Jennifer is a registered architect with over 26 years of experience. She received her Architectural degree from Syracuse University where she spent a year in Florence, Italy. Jennifer  worked  in London, England as well as several large architectural firms in the Boston area prior to co-founding studio J2. Her areas of expertise includes theatres, office spaces, multi-family housing, hospitality, university work and single family homes. She is a member of  FoMA (Friends of Modern Architecture) and has served as a visiting critic at the BAC, Wentworth Institute of Technology and the New England College of Art and Design.

Jennifer brings her love of design, drawing, art and collaboration to all of her work.


“I honestly feel that no one can surpass the passion and energy we bring to the design process. The process of design, from programming and research through construction administration, really gets us charged.    We love what we do for a living!”         - John’s comment in an article for American Builders Quarterly