Kalin Associates provides architectural specification writing services for architects, corporations and building product manufacturers. Since 1984, Kalin Associates has provided construction specifications for more than 3,000 projects with a total construction value of over $40 billion. Our services range from preparing specifications for private, public bid, and LEED projects, to master specifications for design offices and corporate owners, guide specifications for building product manufacturers, and specification management and education.

; We seek to work with architects and designers who are focused on design and who can appreciate the value of specifications in their design process.



Mark Mark Kalin, FAIA FCSI LEED

Mark is a registered architect, CSI-certified construction specifier, LEED-accredited professional, and one of only 27 individuals ever advanced to fellowship in both the American Institute of Architects and the Construction Specifications Institute. Mark is the author of numerous publications on specifications, product selection, and green specs, and has presented more than 100 sessions at regional and national conventions. He has taught architectural specifications at Harvard University Graduate School of Design and is currently chair of the Sustainable Facilities Practice Group of the Construction Specifications Institute.

Img_3868-3 Emily Winn Johnson, AIA CSI LEED
Associate Principal

Lee is a registered architect and LEED-accredited professional with more than 25 years of experience in specification writing and construction administration, with a focus on institutional, office, and commercial projects.

N560704349_1222282_3826 Lisa Goodwin Robbins, RA CCS LEED
Associate Principal

Lisa is a registered architect, CSI-certified construction specifier, andLEED-accredited professional with more than 15 years experience in specification writing, with a focus on projects seeking LEED certification.

Jay_pic_3 Jay Ford, CSI CCS LEED

Jay is a CSI-certified construction specifier and has more than 10 years experience in the architectural profession, with a focus on specifications for public bidding, specification automation, and BIM specs.

Default-avatar Stefan Kalin, CSI CDT
Specification Writer

Stefan is an experienced specification writer and worked for NBBJ and JCJ architectural firms before joining Kalin Associates in 2010. He is certified in Construction Documents Technology from the Construction Specifications Institute.