Robert Siegel has achieved design success with a variety of building types, including major award-winning civic commissions such as the U.S. Land Port of Entry in Calais, Maine and the Korean Embassy in Beijing, China. University projects include the Graduate Student and Faculty Lounge at Columbia University, new Residence Halls for Bard College, major renovations to the seminal Dance, Visual Arts and Music buildings at SUNY Purchase, and skylights for the University at Albany Academic Podium. Robert designed the new auditorium building for Capital One, the Swissair First / Business Class Lounge at JFK Airport, and several interiors for Tishman Hotels. He has extensive residential experience designing sumptuous modern homes, apartments, lofts, duplexes and penthouses.
Robert established his private practice in 1991 after earning his Master of Science in Architecture from Columbia University and his Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University. He has taught architectural design and building technology at Parsons School of Design, Syracuse University, the Boston Architectural Center, Pratt Institute, City College, and NJIT. Robert is the former chair of the AIA New York Chapter Committee on the Environment and is a founding member of the Advisory Board for Syracuse University’s Study Abroad program. Appointed by the Commissioner of the United States Public Building Service, Robert serves as a National Peer Reviewer for Design Excellence in Architecture.