Scott Specht, AIA
Scott is a partner at Specht Harpman with over 20 years of experience designing and managing institutional, commercial, and residential projects. Before founding Specht Harpman, he worked as a senior designer for Daniel Libeskind Architect and collaborated with that office on its winning New York World Trade Center master planning proposal. He also worked for several years with Kohn Pedersen Fox and Associates Architects in New York, and was the Designer on a number of tall building projects around the world, including the Chifley Square project in Sydney, Australia, and the Niaga Bank headquarters in Jakarta, Indonesia. He is a licensed architect in Texas and New York, is NCARB certified, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.
Scott received his Bachelor of Design degree from the University of Florida and his Master of Architecture degree from Yale University, where he received the George Nelson Scholarship and the Franklin W. Gregory Scholarship.
In addition to his work for Specht Harpman, Scott's independent design work has been exhibited in two SoHo gallery shows and at MakerFaire. His Governor's Island planning proposal and Coney Island Visitor's Center proposal have been featured at the Van Alen Institute, the Municipal Art Society, and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.