“There’s a sense of enjoyment and delight that courses through our house designs — the complexity and nuances of the architecture are rooted in tradition and livability, allowing those who live there to take center stage.”
Roger H. Seifter, AIA
Roger Seifter joined Robert A.M. Stern Architects in 1978. After studying under Robert Stern at Columbia, he was brought on for a rush project and has been there ever since, becoming partner in 1989. A graduate of Yale University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation, Roger has designed some of the firm’s most iconic projects, including houses and private apartments in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, Michigan, California, and Florida. His work also includes many residential projects abroad, in London, New Delhi, Toronto, and New Brunswick, Canada.
Roger’s work has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, and House and Garden. He is the co-author of Designs for Living: Houses by Robert A.M. Stern Architects and is a member of the American Institute of Architects; the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America; the Lutyens Trust America; Sir John Soane’s Museum Foundation; the Design Leadership Network; the Architectural League of New York; and Preservation New Jersey.
He and his architect-wife live in an ever-challenging but idyllic, late-1800s Queen Anne Revival house in South Orange, New Jersey.
From Our Clients
“You totally transformed our home; it is beautiful, warm and comfortable. We admire you and Stern and your excellent work.”
“I want to thank you for the unbelievable job you have done on our residence… I could go on and on. You are truly a great artist… We just love your creations.”
Kathleen Donovan Polselli
“Proper proportion and scale — thoughtfully-considered and executed in broad gestures and smallest details — are essential for creating a house where people feel truly at home.” — Roger H. Seifter
In addition to his residential work, Roger has been in charge of a number of pathbreaking projects including the Kiawah Island Beach Club in South Carolina (above); the Observatory Hill Dining Hall at the University of Virginia, Charlottesville (below, left); and the Roger Tory Peterson Institute in Jamestown, New York (below, right).