David Piscuskas, FAIA, LEED AP, Founding Principal

David Piscuskas, FAIA, LEED AP, co-founded 1100 Architect in 1983. He believes well-designed, functional, and astute architecture can act as a powerful catalyst of inspiration, change, and growth. Following these beliefs, he has completed several award-winning buildings, including the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House (Philadelphia), the Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School (New York), and the Irish Hunger Memorial (New York).

David served as the 2017 President of AIA New York Chapter. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art from Brown University in 1979 and a Master of Architecture degree from UCLA in 1982. David is an NCARB Certificate Holder, Member of the Chamber of Architects in the State of Hessen, and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA).

David Piscuskas, FAIA, LEED AP, Founding Principal

David Piscuskas, FAIA, LEED AP, co-founded 1100 Architect in 1983. He believes well-designed, functional, and astute architecture can act as a powerful catalyst of inspiration, change, and growth. Following these beliefs, he has completed several award-winning buildings, including the University of Pennsylvania’s Perry World House (Philadelphia), the Little Red School House and Elisabeth Irwin High School (New York), and the Irish Hunger Memorial (New York).

David served as the 2017 President of AIA New York Chapter. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Art from Brown University in 1979 and a Master of Architecture degree from UCLA in 1982. David is an NCARB Certificate Holder, Member of the Chamber of Architects in the State of Hessen, and is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA).

Juergen Riehm, FAIA, BDA, Founding Principal

Juergen Riehm, FAIA, BDA, is a co-founder of 1100 Architect. He believes in architecture as the all-encompassing art form, capable of affecting and portraying all facets of life and nature through an honest and timeless expression. Juergen has guided the firm in a number of recognized projects, including the Riverside Health Center (New York), the Queens Central Library: Children’s Library Discovery Center, and the New York Public Library, Battery Park City branch.

Juergen received a Diploma in Architecture from FH Rheinland-Pfalz in 1977 and his Post-Graduate Architecture Degree from the Städelschule Academy of Fine Arts in 1982, where he currently serves on the alumni foundation’s advisory board. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA), Member of the Chamber of Architects in the State of Hessen, and a member of the Bund Deutscher Architekten (BDA).

Juergen Riehm, FAIA, BDA, Founding Principal

Juergen Riehm, FAIA, BDA, is a co-founder of 1100 Architect. He believes in architecture as the all-encompassing art form, capable of affecting and portraying all facets of life and nature through an honest and timeless expression. Juergen has guided the firm in a number of recognized projects, including the Riverside Health Center (New York), the Queens Central Library: Children’s Library Discovery Center, and the New York Public Library, Battery Park City branch.

Juergen received a Diploma in Architecture from FH Rheinland-Pfalz in 1977 and his Post-Graduate Architecture Degree from the Städelschule Academy of Fine Arts in 1982, where he currently serves on the alumni foundation’s advisory board. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects (FAIA), Member of the Chamber of Architects in the State of Hessen, and a member of the Bund Deutscher Architekten (BDA).

Gwendolyn Conners, AIA, Principal

Gwendolyn Conners, AIA, has over 30 years of experience designing a variety of institutional, commercial, and residential projects throughout the United States and Asia. Since joining the firm in 2008, Gwen has led high-end residential projects as well as transformative renovations for institutions including the Dalton School, the Berkeley Carroll School, and Brooklyn Friends School. She has been a guest critic at Williams College, Parsons School of Design, New York Institute of Technology, and Columbia University. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Washington in 1983 and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University in 1987. She currently serves as co-chair of the AIANY Architecture for Education Committee. Gwen is licensed to practice architecture in New York State and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Gwendolyn Conners, AIA, Principal

Gwendolyn Conners, AIA, has over 30 years of experience designing a variety of institutional, commercial, and residential projects throughout the United States and Asia. Since joining the firm in 2008, Gwen has led high-end residential projects as well as transformative renovations for institutions including the Dalton School, the Berkeley Carroll School, and Brooklyn Friends School. She has been a guest critic at Williams College, Parsons School of Design, New York Institute of Technology, and Columbia University. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Architecture from the University of Washington in 1983 and a Master of Architecture from Columbia University in 1987. She currently serves as co-chair of the AIANY Architecture for Education Committee. Gwen is licensed to practice architecture in New York State and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Susanne Milne, MAA, Principal

Susanne Milne, MAA, has led her project teams on the design and construction of numerous internationally acclaimed and culturally significant buildings ranging in size from 5,500 SF to 2,000,000 SF. These include the design of a mixed-use residential project in Frankfurt that balances contemporary design with sensitivity towards the adjacent historic structures, as well as, many high-end residential and large-scale office projects in New York. Susanne is highly responsive, meticulous with details, and has a history of bringing projects in on time and on budget. She received her Master of Architecture from the School of Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of the Fine Arts in 1999 and is a member of the Danish Association of Architects.

Susanne Milne, MAA, Principal

Susanne Milne, MAA, has led her project teams on the design and construction of numerous internationally acclaimed and culturally significant buildings ranging in size from 5,500 SF to 2,000,000 SF. These include the design of a mixed-use residential project in Frankfurt that balances contemporary design with sensitivity towards the adjacent historic structures, as well as, many high-end residential and large-scale office projects in New York. Susanne is highly responsive, meticulous with details, and has a history of bringing projects in on time and on budget. She received her Master of Architecture from the School of Architecture at the Royal Danish Academy of the Fine Arts in 1999 and is a member of the Danish Association of Architects.

Ed Parker, AIA, Principal

As a Principal of 1100 Architect, Ed Parker, AIA, has designed and managed projects spanning a wide range of scale, typology, and complexity. From award-winning residences to academic buildings on Ivy League campuses and LEED Gold certified commercial interiors, Ed embodies the ethos of 1100 Architect in his work. Throughout his career, Ed has contributed to successful projects, cultivated a deep understanding of craft, and developed a strong technical foundation in façade design. Ed received his Bachelor of Architecture with Honors from Carnegie Mellon University in 2003. He is licensed to practice architecture in New York State and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Ed Parker, AIA, Principal

As a Principal of 1100 Architect, Ed Parker, AIA, has designed and managed projects spanning a wide range of scale, typology, and complexity. From award-winning residences to academic buildings on Ivy League campuses and LEED Gold certified commercial interiors, Ed embodies the ethos of 1100 Architect in his work. Throughout his career, Ed has contributed to successful projects, cultivated a deep understanding of craft, and developed a strong technical foundation in façade design. Ed received his Bachelor of Architecture with Honors from Carnegie Mellon University in 2003. He is licensed to practice architecture in New York State and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Dwight Clark, RA, Senior Associate

Dwight Clark, RA brings over 20 years of architectural design and project management experience to 1100 Architect. In his work with the Department of State, Dwight oversaw the design and construction of multiple office buildings and departmental headquarters. Many of these workspace projects included areas for walk-up interactions associated with a service center for visitors and staff alike. Dwight holds a Master of Architecture from Catholic University of America and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a licensed architect in Washington, D.C.

Dwight Clark, RA, Senior Associate

Dwight Clark, RA brings over 20 years of architectural design and project management experience to 1100 Architect. In his work with the Department of State, Dwight oversaw the design and construction of multiple office buildings and departmental headquarters. Many of these workspace projects included areas for walk-up interactions associated with a service center for visitors and staff alike. Dwight holds a Master of Architecture from Catholic University of America and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Pittsburgh. He is a licensed architect in Washington, D.C.

Jean-Cédric de Foy, AIA, ARB, LEED AP, Senior Associate

Jean-Cédric de Foy, AIA, ARB, LEED AP, is well-versed in delivering projects of varying typologies and scale, ranging from a 650,000 SF civic building to a 3,000 SF private residence. He is recognized for his strong project management skills, personal client relationships, and thoughtful designs. Jean-Cédric believes that architecture has a significant impact on its users and that designs incorporating detailed knowledge of the end use, context, space, and daylight will result in buildings that are purposeful, engaging, and thoughtfully surprising. Jean-Cédric received a Diploma in Architecture from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Jean-Cédric de Foy, AIA, ARB, LEED AP, Senior Associate

Jean-Cédric de Foy, AIA, ARB, LEED AP, is well-versed in delivering projects of varying typologies and scale, ranging from a 650,000 SF civic building to a 3,000 SF private residence. He is recognized for his strong project management skills, personal client relationships, and thoughtful designs. Jean-Cédric believes that architecture has a significant impact on its users and that designs incorporating detailed knowledge of the end use, context, space, and daylight will result in buildings that are purposeful, engaging, and thoughtfully surprising. Jean-Cédric received a Diploma in Architecture from the Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London and a Bachelor of Science in Architectural Studies from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

Robert Lipson, AIA, Senior Associate

Robert Lipson, AIA, has over 25 years of experience successfully managing all phases of design and construction delivery. He has worked across a range of project types, including healthcare, libraries, residential, and commercial buildings. At 1100 Architect, Robert manages large scale projects and provides quality assurance and quality control oversight. He holds a Master of Architecture from Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University. He is a registered architect in New York State, and a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Robert Lipson, AIA, Senior Associate

Robert Lipson, AIA, has over 25 years of experience successfully managing all phases of design and construction delivery. He has worked across a range of project types, including healthcare, libraries, residential, and commercial buildings. At 1100 Architect, Robert manages large scale projects and provides quality assurance and quality control oversight. He holds a Master of Architecture from Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts from Harvard University. He is a registered architect in New York State, and a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Anca Vasiliu, RA, Senior Associate

Anca Vasiliu is a registered architect with over 15 years of experience managing the design and delivery of projects around the world. Anca currently oversees numerous projects for the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation and the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene. In addition to professional practice, she has taught design at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and she has served as a critic at the New York Institute of Technology, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and the Cooper Union. Anca received a Master of Architecture degree from Princeton University in 2007 and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Cooper Union in 2001. She is licensed to practice in New York and is NCARB certified.

Anca Vasiliu, RA, Senior Associate

Anca Vasiliu is a registered architect with over 15 years of experience managing the design and delivery of projects around the world. Anca currently oversees numerous projects for the NYC Department of Parks & Recreation and the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene. In addition to professional practice, she has taught design at the State University of New York at Buffalo, and she has served as a critic at the New York Institute of Technology, New Jersey Institute of Technology, and the Cooper Union. Anca received a Master of Architecture degree from Princeton University in 2007 and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Cooper Union in 2001. She is licensed to practice in New York and is NCARB certified.

Betty Gonzalez, Business Director

As 1100 Architect’s Business Director, Betty Gonzalez oversees the company’s operations, finance, and human resources. With over two decades of business leadership experience, including more than ten with 1100 Architect, she brings an exacting focus on performance and delivery. Fluent in Spanish, she holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Miami.

Betty also leads the firm’s interior design studio, working with 1100 Architect’s clients and project teams to create to cohesive environments, inside and out. In this capacity, she has delivered a distinguished series of bespoke residential interiors.

Betty Gonzalez, Business Director

As 1100 Architect’s Business Director, Betty Gonzalez oversees the company’s operations, finance, and human resources. With over two decades of business leadership experience, including more than ten with 1100 Architect, she brings an exacting focus on performance and delivery. Fluent in Spanish, she holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Miami.

Betty also leads the firm’s interior design studio, working with 1100 Architect’s clients and project teams to create to cohesive environments, inside and out. In this capacity, she has delivered a distinguished series of bespoke residential interiors.

John Gendall, Director of Communications, Senior Associate

John Gendall is the Director of Communications and a Senior Associate at 1100 Architect, overseeing the firm’s communications, marketing, and business development initiatives. As a longtime architectural journalist, he has contributed to Architectural Record, Architectural Digest, and ARCHITECT, and as a communications consultant he has worked with Harvard Graduate School of Design, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the National Endowment for the Arts. John studied architectural history at Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he earned a Masters in Design Studies.

John Gendall, Director of Communications, Senior Associate

John Gendall is the Director of Communications and a Senior Associate at 1100 Architect, overseeing the firm’s communications, marketing, and business development initiatives. As a longtime architectural journalist, he has contributed to Architectural Record, Architectural Digest, and ARCHITECT, and as a communications consultant he has worked with Harvard Graduate School of Design, the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, and the National Endowment for the Arts. John studied architectural history at Harvard Graduate School of Design, where he earned a Masters in Design Studies.