Robert directs all architectural activities, including design services, program management, interiors planning, and construction administration. Additionally, he is responsible for identifying and securing new architectural opportunities both directly with various city and state agencies as well as through partnership arrangements.
Most recently an Architecture Director with STV, Robert previously held the position of Associate Principal in the New York office of Grimshaw, where he focused on large-scale, technically complicated projects, including Terra: The Sustainability Pavilion at Expo2020 in Dubai, the new Terminal 1 at Newark International Airport and the re-imagining of the historic Triple Crown venue Belmont Park.
Robert received an AB in Visual Studies from Dartmouth College in 1984, and a Master of Architecture from Yale in 1988, and has been licensed since 1992. He has taught at Yale as a Guest Lecturer in Contemporary Architectural Theory, and served on design juries at Columbia GSAPP, Yale, SUNY Buffalo and the University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning & Preservation, and has lectured at Pratt, LSU, and the National Archives in Washington DC.