Richard W. Off, AIA

Senior Architect

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With a focus in historic preservation and expertise in traditional and modern facade, roofing, and window systems, Richard oversees architectural and engineering teams in completing numerous multi-million-dollar exterior investigation, rehabilitation and restoration projects throughout the New York metropolitan area.

Richard graduated with a Master of Architecture and Urban Design degree from Columbia University and a Bachelor of Architecture from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. As an architecture research fellow in Southeast Asia and South America, he has a background in dense urban environments. He has lectured at Traditional Building conferences, the APT DC Symposium and APT National Conference, and both his alma maters. An avid writer, Richard has published articles with Building Design+Construction, Traditional Building, The Construction Specifier, the Hoffmann JOURNALDezeen, and ArchDaily.

Richard is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and the Association for Preservation Technology (APT).

Outside the office, Richard loves traveling, especially to other countries, and does so as often as possible. He has been to 17 different counties so far, on 4 different continents. Spain is his current favorite country, and he has been there 5 times with many more trips planned! He loves it for the diversity of its landscapes, architecture, history, and cultural traditions. Richard also really loves dogs, especially beagles.