Established in 1994, James Harb Architects is an accomplished architectural and interior design firm based in New York City. It is dedicated first and foremost to the creation of dynamic and responsible architecture. The firm is notable for effectively serving the needs and requirements of both clients and users in projects that respond sensitively to the physical context in which the architecture inhabits.
James Harb Architects is involved in a broad spectrum of projects in terms of scale, program and aesthetics. Private residences, retail stores, fitness and wellness centers, restaurants, art galleries, multi-family housing and historic restoration comprise the portfolio of its projects.
The firm is known for the collaborative approach it assumes with clients, engineers, and construction specialists in order to realize functional and beautiful spaces and structures. Their success is measured in the ongoing relationships the firm maintains with many of its clients.
Mr. Harb graduated from California State Polytechnic University in San Luis Obispo in 1973. After working for numerous San Francisco firms, he ventured out on his own designing several private residences. He moved to New York City in 1978, where he worked for Philip Johnson and Mitchell/Guirgola Architects. In 1982 he formed a partnership with Elliot Rosenblum establishing Rosnblum/Harb Architects. In 1994 he created his firm, James Harb Architects.