Architecture, Design and Construction

Steven M. Davis, FAIA - Davis Brody Bond
Architect
As partner in one of the nation's leading architectural firms, Steven's work includes architectural and urban design projects, notably the National September 11 Memorial & Museum and the National Museum of African American History and Culture. His diverse portfolio includes Columbia University, US Census Bureau, One Sutton Place, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, and Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital. Steven is an AIA Fellow and recipient of the Presidential Award for Design Excellence.

Spacesmith
Interior Space Planning
Spacesmith is a full-service architecture, interior design and consulting firm specializing in renovations, adaptive reuse and new buildings for both private and public sector clients. A versatile Women Owned Business Enterprise certified by New York City and New York State, Spacesmith is a team of highly skilled architects, designers, space planners and project managers.

Vanessa DeLeon Associates
Interior Design Consultant
A graduate of Fashion Institute of America, Vanessa is an allied member of ASID (American Society of Interior Designers), IIDA (International Interior Design Association), IFDA (International Furnishings and Design Association) and SCCH-NJ (Statewide Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of NJ). Her impressive resume includes her most recent competition on NBC's American Dream Builders. A featured designer on the The Food Network's Restaurant Impossible, HGTV's Generation Renovation, Designer Challenge, Bang for your Buck, Design Star, DIY's Rev Run's Renovation, Ice Loves Coco and Bravo's Million Dollar Listing. In 2007, the IFDA and legendary Jaime Drake named Vanessa as the Rising Star of Interior Design.

gk+a Architects, P.C.
LEED Consultants
A New Jersey based firm offering services in architecture, sustainable design, retail image branding, project management, interior design, engineering, design/build, permitting planning and programming. Founder and owner of the firm, Gary Kliesch, AIA, NCARB, CID is a registered architect licensed in 15 states, a licensed Interior Designer in NJ and a member of National Council of Architectural Review Boards (NCARB).

James Rose
Landscape Design
The stunning and unique design of the grounds surrounding the building are being painstakingly restored to preserve the concepts visualized by Mr. Rose. Rose was one of the pioneers of modernism in landscape architecture, rebelling against conventional landscape theory and designs. His work here is one of the only surviving examples of his style applied to a non-residential application and is the primary feature in his 1987 book "The Heavenly Environment".

Ernest Shaw
Sculpture Garden Design
Ernest Shaw began his career as a psychiatrist. After a decade, he became dissatisfied with his practice and began to pursue his interest in art making as a vehicle for self expression. He has participated in many solo and group exhibitions at such noted galleries and museums as the Museum of Arts and Sciences, Daytona Beach, FL and Sculpture Center, New York City, NY. His work is included in museum and university collections throughout the US.