ROGERS PARTNERS Architects+Urban Designers was founded in August 2013 by Rob Rogers, FAIA. Rob has been involved in consequential institutional, cultural and public realm projects across multiple typologies for over 30 years. Believing that even a single building is a piece of urban design, his work assertively and elegantly combines urbanism, landscape and architecture.Full Bio
Alissa's body of work reflects the breadth of her experience on large, internationally prominent projects, as well as smaller commissions of all types. Her designs are distinguished by a modern sensibility that is balanced and elegant. She believes that one’s experience of architecture is inevitably subjective and often ephemeral, and that good design is like Goldilocks’ “just right.” Alissa believes that comfort and delight are the qualities that stand the test of time; her ultimate objective is to create environments where the user feels effortlessly accommodated to the purpose of the space, no matter the size or function.
Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Bachelor of Architecture
Andrea’s background in fine arts and architecture, alongside a Certificate in Ecological Design, allows her to engage projects with an integrative and contextually responsive approach. With a range of experience from residential to educational and institutional, she enjoys solving complex problems at any scale, from urban strategy to intricate details.
University of Oregon, School of Architecture, Master of Architecture; Certificate in Ecological Design
Wesleyan University, Bachelor of Arts in Studio Arts with Architectural Concentration
Arianna supports the firm’s marketing and business development efforts. She enjoys thinking about the current problems facing the future of cities and design solutions in the built environment.
Barnard College, Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology
With a background in complex geometry and environmental design, Chris has a systematic approach to generating ideas, developing the logic of building components, and in architectural description. He believes that even the most local issue can be approached with out-of-the-box thinking.
University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Master of Architecture; Master of Landscape Architecture
Kenyon College, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy
Dan believes that everyone should have access to quality design, and has worked to provide it through his experience in institutional, residential, and public realm projects. His attention to detail at multiple scales aims to provoke visual and tactile connections between people, architecture, and the surrounding environment.
Carnegie Mellon University, Bachelor of Architecture
David moved to Houston in 2009 for school, and has since pursued projects tied to the heart of the city. Ranging in scope from neighborhood icehouse to the Astrodome, his personal projects share an interest in how public space exists in the region, and how people experience interior, context, and climate. In addition, David brings 3 years of experience working alongside artists, designers, and fabricators in Houston to construct ideas of all scales.
Rice University, School of Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Arts
Edwin is an accountant with over 16 years of experience. He is responsible for maintaining the day-to-day accounting operations at Rogers Partners.
Rutgers University, Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Elizabeth’s body of work ranges from interiors to buildings to master plans and landscapes; it is woven together by a focus on creating meaningful interactions between design and the populations it serves. From landscapes to buildings, she strives to produce performative, project-specific, and sustainable relationships between interior and exterior throughout her work.
Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Master of Architecture
Princeton University, Bachelor of Architecture, Magna Cum Laude
Emma believes in the power of small design changes that make big impacts on the wellbeing of the occupants. She commits to bringing sustainability, accessibility, and equity to every project she works on, from the residential scale to master planning.
Rice University, School of Architecture, Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
Hannah brings experience working on commercial, cultural, and institutional projects in the Northeast and abroad. With a background in visual arts and passion for perceptive storytelling, she takes joy in creative problem-solving that meets both seen and unseen needs of individuals and communities and brings dignity and delight to the everyday.
Rice University, School of Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Arts, Magna Cum Laude
Johanna is a creatively and technically minded architect with fifteen years of experience in all aspects of the design and construction process. She possesses a comprehensive understanding of architecture at its conceptual core as well as broad technical and construction experience.
University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Master of Architecture
Johns Hopkins University, Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Jonathan believes that each project has an opportunity to engage the public realm, and he is committed to creating designs that are accessible and welcoming for all. Passionate about the importance of narrative in design, he believes architecture must engage with its inhabitants and brings a broad range of experience in institutional, commercial, and public realm projects.
Rice University, School of Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture; Bachelor of Arts
Josh plays a key role in multi-phased projects with key long-term clients at Rogers Partners and manages the daily operations of the New York office. His experience includes educational and religious spaces for both new construction, renovation and expansions.
New Jersey School of Architecture at NJIT, Master of Architecture
Ithaca College, Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
Karyssa is trained as both a landscape architect and an architect. Through design, she believes landscapes can improve quality of life for its users as well as respect and enhance the existing ecology. Karyssa has applied this philosophy to public realm design for some of New York City’s most iconic landmarks. With a focus on resilient public spaces, she strives to design diverse and long-lasting places with the flexibility to accommodate evolving public space needs.
University of Texas at Austin, Bachelor of Architecture
Harvard University, Graduate School of Design, Master of Landscape Architecture
Mariana believes in informing design through the analysis of data, people, and place to create better urban environments. Her focus on community development encourages her to strive for site specific solutions, creating resilient landscapes, empowering communities, and building inclusive public spaces. She has experience in civic and master planning projects.
Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Masters in Urban Planning Candidate
Barnard College, Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
Nicki focuses on design as it relates to the human scale through specific details and the extended plan. She encourages conscious design that improves the lives of daily users thorugh the quality of space and light.
The University of Texas, Bachelor of Architecture; Certificate in Business Foundations
Noel is interested in exploring the overlaps between architecture, landscape, and urbanism to influence the built environment. His project experience spans a range of scales and typologies, from small interventions to large urban strategies.
Illinois Institute of Technology, Master of Architecture
University of Minnesota, Bachelor of Science in Architecture
Spring believes that the design of the built environment should better the human and natural condition. With a commitment to human experience and the social impact of architecture, she has experience in educational, institutional, residential, and urban design projects.
University of Virginia, Master of Architecture
University of Pennsylvania, Bachelor of Arts, Major in Architecture
Stefano is committed to an architecture based on humanism, which enlightens its users and serves the greater good. He strives to create buildings that are grounded in the client's unique region, site, program and budget, and to carefully manipulate materials, space, and natural light, to celebrate the broader aspirations of both the client and humanity at large.
New York University, Institute of Fine Arts, Master in Art History and Architectural History, with Distinction
Columbia University, Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Master of Architecture
Columbia University, Bachelor of Arts in Architecture
Susan is Roger Partners’ office manager with over 10 years of experience managing offices for professional services firms.
New Jersey City University, Associate in Business Administration
During his over forty-year career working with some of the world’s premier architects, Tom has directed numerous award-winning projects totaling over seven million square feet and $5 billion in construction. As Rogers Partners’ Technical Director, Tom leverages his extensive experience with cultural, institutional, commercial and residential projects to support the technical proficiency of every Rogers Partners project team. He believes architecture is a public art which can successfully balance the best aspirations of our society with each project’s program, schedule and budget.
Ball State University, Bachelor of Architecture, Cum Laude
Tyler brings both architectural and landscape design experience to Rogers Partners and leads the Houston, TX office. Acknowledging that the life of a site extends beyond the opening day, he accommodates the dynamic life of buildings and the emergent qualities of landscapes in his work. With a background firmly anchored in the public realm, Tyler adeptly and seamlessly navigates amongst a diverse range of cities, communities, stakeholders and audience of users.
University of Pennsylvania, School of Design, Master of Landscape Architecture
Rice University, School of Architecture, Bachelor of Architecture, Bachelor of Arts
For over twenty years, Vince has explored the balance between fine craftsmanship and a vision for form and materials that stand the test of time, yet address the needs and spirit of their day. He has led the designs for numerous award-winning projects within the public realm ranging from residential developments to educational facilities and parks.
Southern California Institute of Architecture, Master of Architecture
University of Maryland, School of Architecture, Bachelor of Science in Architecture