Robert Siegel Architects is dedicated to architectural innovation, every day, for every client. We are experts in the creation of public buildings, academic and cultural facilities, and commercial and residential interiors. Based in New York City, we are an award-winning, international architecture firm with projects throughout the United States, Korea, China, and Japan. We emphasize original, cross-cultural design and technical excellence. Robert Siegel Architects creates beautiful and powerful buildings that reinforce the unique strengths of their communities.
Our clients are fully engaged in the realization of their buildings through our open, collaborative work process. We work as a team with the most experienced and technically progressive consultants in the world to produce the highest quality work that is beautifully designed, meticulously detailed, and carefully constructed to endure for generations.
Robert Siegel has achieved design success with a variety of building types, including major award-winning civic commissions such as the U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine and the Korean Embassy in Beijing, China. University projects include the Miller Theater at Columbia University, new Residence Halls for Bard College, and major renovations to the seminal Dance and Music buildings at SUNY Purchase. Robert designed the new auditorium building for Capital One, the Swissair First / Business Class Lounge at JFK Airport, and interiors for Tishman Hotels. He has extensive residential experience designing sumptuous modern homes, apartments, lofts, duplexes and penthouses for a passionate group of private clients.
Robert established his private practice in 1991 after earning his Master of Science in Architecture from Columbia University and his Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University. He has taught architectural design and building technology at Parsons School of Design, Syracuse University, the Boston Architectural Center, Pratt Institute, City College, and NJIT. Robert is the former chair of the AIA New York Chapter Committee on the Environment and is a founding member of the Advisory Board for Syracuse University’s Study Abroad program. Appointed by the Commissioner of the United States Public Building Service, Robert serves as a National Peer Reviewer for Design Excellence in Architecture.