L J Porter, AIA - Partner
L J is a Registered Architect in New York, New Jersey and Ohio and has worked in firms in Berlin, Kentucky and New York City. Before co-founding PorterFanna Architecture, L J acted as Project Architect for the design-build firm Gluck+ Architects and Resolution: 4 Architecture. He taught Architecture Design at Cornell University, the University of Kentucky and the Pratt Institute School of Architecture. He received a Bachelor of Architecture degree in 1992 from Kent State University and a Master of Architecture degree from Cornell University in 1997.
Elena Fanna - Partner
Elena gained her experience in various architecture, engineering and construction firms in Italy, Germany and the U.S., most notably as a Project Architect for Gluck+ Architects, Project Manager for Store Planning at Louis Vuitton North America and Director of Store Planning for FENDI North America. In 2021, Elena founded Eta Beta Studio providing Project Management and Owner Representation services. She received a Bachelor of Architecture in 2005 from the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art where she taught Undergraduate and Graduate Architecture Design.