The Hamptons' Top Architects, Design & Real Estate Firms

by ALEXIS BENDJOUIA | July 30, 2013 |

1 - The Hamptons' Top Architects, Design & Rea…
Blaze Makoid designs homes that are modern yet elegant and functional.

Alexander Gorlin Architects
This architectural firm is always on Architectural Digest’s AD100 list of top talents in architecture and interior design with good reason. From luxury private residences, including frequent Hamptons-based projects, to designing for the homeless in the Bronx, Gorlin brings his fine touch to all of his clientele. 212-229-1199

Barnes Coy Architects
With a strategy rooted in knowledge of technology and budgeting, this small firm prides itself on maintaining high involvement in the construction as well as the design process. The company philosophy strongly integrates the requirements of the client with the site location. 1936 Montauk Hwy., Bridgehampton, 537-3555

Berg Design Architecture
Berg’s initiative is to work with the clients, not for them. With the goal of improving the quality of life of the clientele through built teamwork, the firm develops a warm, modern, and organic style to suit each homeowner’s taste. 88 Old Stone Hwy., East Hampton, 917-328-3905

Blaze Makoid
The philosophy behind this firm focuses on creating a “total built environment” that is a modern reflection of its clientele, says owner Blaze Makoid. “Modernity is used as a part of our process,” he adds, “as a way of collaborating toward an elegant, functional, and complete solution.” 7 Tradesman Path, Suite 8, Bridgehampton, 537-7277

Bruce Nagel
Bruce Nagel says he does not have a signature style, nor does he want one. “If my client wants a spaceship, I give them a spaceship,” says Nagel. He focuses on client satisfaction, giving them the design that they want—whatever that may be. 153 Chardonnay Dr., East Quogue, 283-8855

Frank Greenwald
Greenwald employs a design approach that combines classic and indigenous elements, essentially blending modernity and technology. He says his transitional style is derived from traditional inspiration such as the “Hamptons shingle-style vernacular.” 40 McGuirk St., East Hampton, 329-1567

John Savage
Built on a foundation of quality work and client trust, this firm has worked with boldfaced names such as Goldman Sachs and Estée Lauder to construct, renovate, and furnish commercial projects and homes throughout the Hamptons. Savage and his team help to refine the tastes of its clients. 14 Main St., East Hampton, 604- 2322

Martin Architects
Owner Nick Martin says his firm’s objective is to create “organic modern architecture with a soul.” The fantastic feeling of a collaboration of craftsmen, clients, and concepts formed into a reality feeds the company’s creative instincts. 2913 Montauk Hwy., Sagaponack, 613-6555

Pamela Glazer
With a style that embraces arts and crafts and modernism in a creative way, Glazer’s method seamlessly melds both modern and traditional touches. With a focus on mastering a space with simplicity, air, light, and flow, her success lies in a convergence between client lifestyle and comfort. 18 Knoll Road, Southampton; 283-8898

Stelle Lomont Rouhani Architects
“All our projects stand on four legs,” says Senior Partner Frederick Stelle, referring to the site, client’s program, zoning, and the budget. This firm also prides itself on maintaining a strong relationship between the individual and the site, as well as considering light, weather, and natural surroundings. 48 Foster Ave., Bridgehampton, 537-0019


photograph by marc bryan-brown photography

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