Darien Fortier, LEED AP BD+C
Senior Associate | Architecture
Darien Fortier joined Hacin in 2011 after graduating from Northeastern University and working at KPF in Manhattan, Jensen Fey in Seattle, and Daniel Contelmo Architects in the Hudson Valley. Her experience ranges across project types, primarily including custom residential and creative, 21st-century workplace design.
Outside of the studio, Darien is active in the creative community. In 2013, she co-founded Boston Makers, Inc. a not-for-profit makerspace in Jamaica Plain that provides access to digital and manual fabrication tools as well as entrepreneurial and skill development resources to the community. She currently acts as Creative Director and sits on the Board of Directors. In 2019, she launched a small jewelry and goods line that you can stay tuned into via Instagram!
Darien has been a significant mentor to other firm team members and played a crucial role in the development of the communications team, the Co-Op program, and the collaborative culture at the studio. She also designed Hacin’s 2013 website and our very own studio in Boston’s SoWa District. Read more about her thoughts in “Learning From Other Disciplines” and “Why Makers Matter” in H+ Magazine.