OUR TEAM

OpDes Architecture is comprised of a team of professionals from dynamic and diverse engineering backgrounds who belive all buildings should be capable of fundamentally enhancing the quality of life for all people.

About Us

Based out of New York City, OpDes Architecture is a veteran owned PC (Professional Corporation) that provides innovative, flexible and scalable Architecture + Prototype Design services to the global marketplace.

OpDes Architecture (pronounced op-dez) specializes in the design of high-tech energy independent buildings.  As opposed to a traditional architecture firm, OpDes Architecture primarily focuses on the creation and integration of innovative building systems and allied technologies through a holistic design process developed by us called “Optimized Design,” which is what our name - OpDes - is derived from.  

At OpDes Architecture our unwavering focus on innovation and design services transcends the demands of the sustainable design market.  With exclusive building systems to facilitate energy generation and long-term sustainability our capabilities comprise of a full range of design services for high-performance buildings and technologies.

Our design philosophy is our fundamental practice wherein architecture incorporates living systems of nature to keep pace with the fast-evolving technological world.  Equally, our specialized product line of niche buildings and design services is redefining a Global Real Estate industry valued at $217 Trillion.

We are comprised of professionally licensed Architects and Engineers from various disciplines of architecture, engineering and construction that enables us to provide creative solutions for high-performance buildings along with the durable systems for the energy independent buildings. Additionally, we provide cutting edge analysis for improved performance for new as well as existing buildings for adherence to 21st century energy standards.

The core areas of OpDes Architecture are:

1 - Prototype Design

2 - Architecture

3 - Engineering

4 - BTI (Building Technology Integration)

5 - BIM (Building Information Modeling)

6 - MILCON (Military Design & Construction​

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US Green Building Council

 

Based in New York, OpDes Architecture is a veteran owned PC (Professional Corporation) that provides innovative Architecture + Prototype Design services and products for the establishment of Ultra-Buildings for the global community.  USGBC is a movement of progressive and outcome-focused community leaders, professionals, businesses and innovators working cohesively to accomplish a single bold vision: healthy, efficient and equitable buildings and communities for all.

Veteran Owned Business

 

OpDes Architecture is classified as a Veteran Owned Business. As a PC (Professional Corporation), it is an incorporated business in the State of New York. On June 16, 2016, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled that the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) must give preference to veteran-owned businesses such as OpDes Architecture, P.C.

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American Institute of Architects

 

The American Institute of Architects was founded in New York City in 1857 by a group of 13 architects to "promote the scientific and practical perfection of its members and "elevate the standing of the profession."  Members of The American Institute of Architects remain committed to the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and competence. This Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct outlines guidelines for the conduct of Members in meeting those obligations.

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International Code Council 

The International Code Council is a member-focused association with over 64,000 members. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes.

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Society of American Military Engineers

The Society of American Military Engineers is the premier professional military engineering association in the United States. Founded in 1920, SAME unites public and private sector individuals and organizations from across the architecture, engineering, construction, environmental, facility management, contracting and acquisition fields and related disciplines in support of national security.