Team (5)

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Matthew Robisch

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Matthew Robisch has 8 years experience in architectural design and historic preservation in New York City. At Scott Henson, he oversees the design and construction process from schematic design to project completion. He works strategically with the client and project team on development of project design, programming, and resource allocation. He coordinates with sub-consultants, contractors and clients to ensure quality control and adherence to project schedule. In the office he manages and contributes to the production, detailing and designing of project documents.

Education: University of Virginia BS.Arch
Professional Experience: Scott Henson Architect LLC, New York, NY
The GBS Group, Marlton, NJ
Archronica Architects, New York, NY
Anne Fahim Architectural Services, New York, NY
Professional Affiliations: Licensed in New York
Green Building Certification Institute LEED AP Certified
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Miho Hayashi

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Miho Hayashi is a registered architect in Japan and an original founder of Scott Henson Architect. With over 11 years of experience in architectural design and office administration, Miho is responsible for coordinating the daily operations of the firm and leads the office's administrative and clerical divisions. In addition to office management, Miho is experienced in interior design and brings her keen insight about materials and finishes into the design process. With both an appreciation of design and a deep understanding of the business of architecture, Miho is an expert at balancing the challenges of project delivery with quality assurance.

Education: Kyoto Architectural College
Kyoto, Japan
Professional Experience: Scott Henson Architect LLC, New York, NY
Founded 2003
CSA Architect LLC, Osaka, Japan
Professional Affiliations: Registered Architect in Japan
Foreign Languages: Japanese Fluency
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Nathaniel Schlundt

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Nathaniel Schlundt is a recent graduate with 5 years of experience in architectural design and historic preservation. Before joining SHA, Nathaniel spent five seasons as a site architect on archaeological digs in western Turkey and two years in Philadelphia working on large-scale preservation and adaptive reuse projects. Nathaniel’s diverse experience allows him to approach each design and preservation challenge with a unique perspective, combining his interest in urban and material conservation with a dedication to quality and craft.

Education: University of Pennsylvania School of Design M.S. Historic Preservation
University of Pennsylvania School of Design M.Arch
Ball State University College of Architecture and Planning B.Arch
Professional Experience: Scott Henson Architect LLC, New York, NY
KieranTimberlake, Philadelphia, PA
Excavations at Aphrodisias, Denizli, Turkey
2011 Season
Archaeological Exploration of Sardis, Manisa, Turkey
2008-2014 Seasons
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Anna Melendez

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Anna Melendez joined Scott Henson Architect in 2013, where as a project manager she oversees exterior restoration and historic preservation projects. She works in all phases of the design and construction process, from building surveys and inspections, to preparation of construction documents according to the NYC building code and zoning rules and regulations. Prior to joining SHA, Anna worked in the Solar Decathlon Europe, an international competition between Architecture Universities that challenges collegiate teams to design and build solar powered houses.

Education: Madrid Polytechnic University M.Arch
Professional Experience: Scott Henson Architect LLC, New York, NY
Solar Decathlon Europe, Madrid, Spain
Professional Affiliations: Licensed Architect in Spain
Foreign Languages: Spanish Fluency
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Scott Henson

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Principal and co-founder Scott Henson has over 25 years of experience in building design and construction, with over 18 years of experience in New York where he has worked on more than 1,000 buildings.

Over the course of his career, Scott has developed an expertise in building preservation, adaptive re-use and sustainable design with his commitment to finding technical, innovative and economical solutions to complex problems.

Recognizing that the adaptive re-use of buildings is inherently sustainable, Scott advocates for Passive House, LEED and Net-Zero standards for all his projects. Scott has been recognized by the NY Landmarks Conservancy, the Municipal Arts Society, local, state and national chapters of the AIA, and multiple preservation and community groups for his work in preservation.

During and after college Scott apprenticed under a traditional Japanese Master Carpenter and worked for a design-build practice and truly understands the value of craftsmanship. This hands-on level of craft is brought into every new endeavor, along with a painstaking attention to detail and commitment to quality. He has inspected, repaired, restored and preserved numerous buildings in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Kentucky and Maryland.

As Principal, Scott determines the appropriate staffing allocation to meet the demands of each project. He spearheads strategy development, oversees execution, and monitors quality and progress.

Education: Harvard University Graduate School of Design M.Arch
University of Kentucky College of Architecture B.Arch
Japan Foundation Travel and Research Fellowship
Kyoto, Japan
Professional Experience: Scott Henson Architect LLC, New York, NY
Founded 2003
Anderson Architects, New York, NY
Prajna Design and Construction, Lexington, KY
Professional Affiliations: Licensed in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland and Kentucky
American Institute of Architects
New York Landmarks Conservancy
Historic Districts Council
Preservation League of New York State
Municipal Art Society
National Trust for Historic Preservation
Docomomo International/US/Tri-State
Association for Preservation Technology International/Northeast