Leadership

Philip A. Fruchter, AIA

Principal

Mr. Fruchter is the Managing Principal of the firm.  He has over 35 years of experience in all aspects of the profession of Architecture and has been responsible for the design and project management of over $1,000,000,000 of construction projects ranging from commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, multi-family residential, and health care.  Mr. Fruchter has received numerous design awards from the American Institute of Architects.  He leads the land-use entitlement process in the firm and is an expert in the integration of building systems into a holistic architectural design.  Mr. Fruchter holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute and is a graduate of Hackley School.  He is a Registered Architect in the States of New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania and is a member of the American Institute of Architects. 

Jeffrey M. Hinksmon, AIA, LEED AP

Principal

 

Mr. Hinksmon has extensive experience with residential and commercial projects of various sizes both in the United States and in Europe.  He has over 30 years of experience in the profession of Architecture.  Mr. Hinksmon heads the LEED, sustainable design and production department in the firm and has been instrumental in the integration of computer-aided design and drafting with the architectural practice.  Mr. Hinksmon holds a Bachelor of Architecture from the New Jersey Institute of Technology.  He is a Registered Architect in New York State, is a LEED Accredited Professional, a member and past Director of the American Institute of Architects. 

Patrick J. Bates, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Associate Principal

Mr. Bates has been primarily responsible for the design and management of commercial projects, while also contributing to firm marketing and process improvement initiatives.  He brings over twelve years of experience in corporate interiors, strategy, project management, and construction and real estate advisory.  He has worked with clients in the financial services, technology, real estate management, publishing, higher education, and professional services industries.  Mr. Bates holds a Bachelor of Design in Architecture and Master of Architecture from the University of Florida. Mr. Bates is a Registered Architect in New York and Florida, is a LEED Accredited Professional, a member of the American Institute of Architects, and is NCARB Certified. 

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