Michael Goldman, Architect, P.C.


Michael Goldman has been practicing architecture for over 35 years, focusing exclusively on High-End Residential projects for most of his career. His practice is dedicated to the design of private houses, estates and apartments, as well as specialty retail projects. His design philosophy is rooted in a deep understanding of the history of architecture with the goal of producing something new and exciting for each client. The result is always fresh and personal, yet still timeless.

As a Boutique firm, Michael is uniquely positioned to be personally involved in every aspect of his projects and as such, maintains a reputation for being extremely attentive and responsive to his client’s vision and needs.

The projects, as well, take careful consideration of: site & landscaping, proportion, natural light, materials and detail. Also, critical to the buildings, is the incorporation of sustainable technologies and earth-friendly practices. He is seasoned in working with various renowned interior designers, such as Jamie Drake, John Stefanidis and Darren Henault, as well as many landscape architects of noted reputation, among them Laurie Olin and Mario Nievera.

He received his education at Syracuse University and the Architectural Association of London. At the beginning of 1998, following a number of years working for Skidmore Owings and Merrill, Charles Thompson and then over 12 years as the senior design associate at The Office of Thierry W. Despont, he opened his own practice, with offices in New York City and Dutchess County, New York.

His work has been published in various periodicals, such as: Metropolitan Home, Hampton’s Cottages and Gardens, The Robb Report, Koh-ni-chi-wa and House & Garden magazine, where he was honored as one of their annual “taste-makers”, in the January 2005 issue. You will also find him featured in the books A Decade of Art and Architecture 1992~2002 and Dreamhomes Metro New York published in 2007.

Michael works throughout the country and is currently licensed in numerous states. He is also a member of the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) and is an on- going professional member of the Institute for Classical Architecture & Classical America.