Gene Kaufman, Architect, P.C. was founded in 1986 in New York City. For seventeen years the firm has specialized in urban developments, notably multi-family housing; adaptive reuse; new buildings for residential, commercial and institutional use; high-rises; modular buildings; student housing; and schools. Corollary areas of expertise include zoning, land use changes, variances, expediting, urban planning, and historic restoration.
Current projects include full city block housing projects for Williamsburg and Red Hook, NY, six high-rise hotels in Manhattan, a thirteen building student apartment complex for SUNY Purchase, two dormitories for Pace University and a new building for CUNY at Bronx Community College. Recently completed projects include three public schools for New York City, a student dormitory for SUNY Purchase and a number of conversions and major alterations. The estimated total construction value of current projects under contract is $250,000,000.
Gene Kaufman was born in New York City in 1958 and educated at Cornell University. Prior to starting his own practice, he was Assistant State Architect of New Mexico; Director of Design for an architectural firm in Switzerland; and Associate at the internationally renowned Rafael Vinoly Architects in New York City.