Joseph Schiffer AIA
Joseph Schiffer received his Bachelor of Architecture from The Cooper Union School of Architecture in 1967. He joined Newman Architects in 1974 and became a Partner in 1990. Mr. Schiffer has been a collaborating principal in the planning and design of many of the firm's award-winning projects including Duracell World Headquarters; The Pocantico Conference Center of the Rockefeller Brothers Fund; Yale University Art Gallery, Center for American Art; the Performing Arts Center at Greenwich Academy; Yale University School of Organization and Management, Donaldson Commons; and Wesleyan University's Freeman Athletic Center.
He has been lead principal for the Newman firm in its work with the Stamford Housing Authority. This includes the soon to be completed Southwood Square Hope VI project, as well as the recently awarded Fairfield Court Hope VI revitalization project.
Formerly an assistant professor in architectural design at the Paier College of Art, Mr. Schiffer is a frequent architectural jury critic at Columbia University, Yale University and Cooper Union. His lectures and published works cover topics ranging from planning community and student centers to implementing sustainable design and construction techniques in new buildings.
Joe Schiffer has NCARB certification and is a registered architect in Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania and Florida. He is also a member of the American Institute of Architects.