Richard H. Behr

Richard has 35 years experience in architectural practice. During this period of time he has directed his own firm for 25 years. Prior to this he was Chief Architect of NYSUDC, and was associated with SOM International-Middle East, and was a consultant in applied physics at MIT with Bolt, Beraneck and Newman.
 
The firm is recognized for its Master Planning expertise and its high quality of architectural design. Projects he has directed range from the Muppets in NYC to the Jeddah Jetport, the largest project in the world at the time of its design, the University in Mecca and the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Locally he has over 25 years experience in designing projects within Westchester County, including the Scarsdale Volunteer Ambulance Corps project in Scarsdale and Master Plans for the Christie Place site for the Chateaux, also in Scarsdale.
 
Education:
Masters of Business Administration 1978
New York University
 
Bachelor of Architecture 1965
University of Minnesota
 
Additional studies at MIT, Columbia, Cornell, University of Illinois, Illinois Institute of Technology
 
Professional Affiliations:
Yale Graduate School of Architecture 1971-1989
Adjunct Professor of Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse
 
Pratt School of Architecture 1971-1976
Adjunct Professor of Historic Preservation and Adaptive Reuse
 

Advisor-Yale/U of Pennsylvania Joint Degree Masters programs
-Ph.D. students in Architectural History
-Yale Graduate School program in Environmental Design
 
Harvard, Princeton, U. of Virginia-visiting critic
 
Registrations:
NCARB-National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
Registered architect-New York, Connecticut, Vermont, New Jersey, Florida, and Virginia
 
Publications:
Co-author: Economics of Community Revitalization, and Design for the Elderly