We are an award-winning, ten-person firm specializing in residential, institutional and commercial architecture, landscape architecture, space planning, and preservation throughout the United States.
Our projects have appeared in books and publications including Architectural Digest, The New York Times, Town & Country, Elle Décor, Home, House Beautiful, Connecticut Cottages & Gardens, LUXE Magazine, Palm Beach Cottages & Gardens, Serendipity, New Canaan/Darien Magazine, Westport Magazine, Fairfield Magazine and The National Trust for Historic Preservation publications. Additionally, projects have been featured in the books “Nice House,” by Samuel G. White and “Midcentury Houses Today.” HOUZZ awarded the firm “Best of HOUZZ” in both Design and Service.
Hundreds of projects, from Palm Beach to Block Island and Nantucket, have been completed since the firm began, and Jack Franzen brings over 30 years of professional expertise. A graduate of Cornell University with a BArch and MArch, he taught design at Cornell before working for the New York State Historic Trust.
Franzen joined Victor Christ Janer Associates in New Canaan before starting his own firm. He was awarded an Upjohn Fellowship in 2000, became a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects in 2001, and serves on design juries throughout the country in addition to community and regional boards and commissions.
Recent Residential Projects Block Island, Connecticut, Hawaii, Hobe Sound, Islamorada, Jackson Hole, Jupiter, Lost Tree, Manhattan, Massachusetts, Michigan, Naples, New Jersey, NYC, Rhode Island, The Hamptons, Westchester County and Upstate New York.