Jane Siris – Bio
Jane Siris is a registered architect with over 35 years of experience in designing a wide variety of projects including institutional, residential, academic, and commercial works. As a principal of Siris/Coombs Architects since 1977, she directs all phases of the process from conceptual and schematic design to construction documents and administration. She brings her particular expertise to each project by translating complex design concepts into detailed construction documents to fulfill her clients’ aspirations within the budgetary framework.
Jane’s completed and current projects are as diverse as her talents, ranging from new house construction, urban apartment renovations, and historical restoration. Listed among her works are displays and showrooms, including the Manhattan Glass gallery and the glass gallery at the New Castle Estate. Her large scale projects include the Barnard College Counseling Center and the Inwood House. Currently, Jane is designing numerous apartments throughout NYC as well as two houses in Connecticut – both focusing on the contextual relationship of building to site and green building practices.
Jane has taught architecture as an Adjunct Professor at City College of New York School of Architecture and the New York Institute of Technology of Westbury.