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About Rick Yestadt : Award winning Principal, Rick Yestadt, founded Yestadt Architecture and Design on the premise that good design creates value and that value spans time. Mr. Yestadt is a member of the American Institute of Architects, American Planning Association and is a licensed Architect in the state of New York and Connecticut. Rick received his bachelor of Architecture degree from Auburn University and attended Harvard University Graduate School of Design - Executive Education Program. Prior to founding Yestadt Architecture and Design, Rick Yestadt trained and worked with the renowned Architect Marcel Breuer, of the Bauhaus School of Design. This unique pivotal experience served as one of the building blocks for Rick’s career and design perspective. Further solidifying his interest in the impact of Design and its value to culture and society, Rick also worked with several highly respected Design Firms including Perkins Eastman, Davis Brody & Associates and Gruzen/Sampton as Senior Designer and Senior Associate. Mr. Yestadt brings considerable experience in Programming and Development of conceptual and schematic designs for a wide variety of project types. This includes residential and multi-family housing, retail, senior housing, health care facilities, research laboratories, office buildings and public structures and country clubs. In addition, we are a member of 1-1-1, donating a percentage of our profits and time annually to support our community.
STATEMENT OF ART:
Good Design Creates Value

ORGANIZATION:
YESTADT ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN

NON-DESIGN OCCUPATION:
Sheet metal worker Industrial production, manufacture, metal

EDUCATION:
1975, Bachelor of Architecture, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama/USA
2002, Harvard Design School, Graduate School of Design Executive Education Program, Boston, Massachusetts/USA

EXPERIENCE:
1975-1979, Designer, Marcel Breuer and Associates
1979-1984, Senior Project Designer, The Gruzen Partnership
1984-1983, Associate, SLCE Architects
1993-2002, Associate, Perkins Eastman Architects
2002, Principle, Gordon + Yestadt Architects
2015-Present, Principal, Yestadt Architecture + Design

MIXED EXHIBITIONS:
2004, Art Is Not My Full Time Job, "In the Forest", The Wolly Gallery, New York City/USA

AWARDS:
2016 - Architizer A+Awards, Special Mention, Design Award
2015 - Society of Britsh interior Design, Finalist, International Design Award
2002, ALFA Award , National Design Award, New York City/USA
2001, The Best of Home Award, Assisted Living Federation, New York City/USA
2001, Order of Excellence Award, Design for Aging Review, Master Plan, Silver Seal Award for a CCRC, New York City/USA
2000, Order of Excellence Award, Gold Seal Award, Mixed-use Category, New York City/USA
2000, Citation, AIA Design for Aging
1992, Concrete Industry Award, Children’s Oncology Center, New York City/USA

PRESS APPEARANCES:
2016, Westchester Magazine, Rye, New York
2011, Crain's New York, New York City/USA

LANGUAGE SKILLS:
English (native), French (beginner)

COMPUTER LITERACY:
AutoCAD

MEMBERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS:
2015, American Institute of Architects, New York/USA
2009, Westchester Municipal Planning Federation, Jury Member Planning Awards, New York/USA
Licensed Architect, New York/USA
Licensed Architect, Connecticut/USA
1993, Cover of Time Magazine, New York/USA
2015, Advisory to the Board of Directors Full Moon Resort, Oliveria/USA
2008, Green Energy Alliance, New York/USA
2014, US Patents, Adjustable Furniture
2013, Dr. Oz Show, New York/USA

COLLECTIONS:
2013, Breuer Library, Syracuse University, Syracuse/New York

JURY MEMBERSHIPS:
2009, Westchester Municipal Planning Federation, Jury Member
Planning Awards

HOBBIES:
Astonomy, Squash

WEB SITE:
http://www.yestadtarchitecture.com/

PORTFOLIO URL:
http://www.yestadtarchitecture.com/our-work/L

REGISTRATION DATE:
2015-04-27 20:43:41

COUNTRY:
United States of America

ACCOUNT TYPE:
Start-Up

Awards received by Rick Yestadt


Y.o Chair

Silver A' Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2015
Rick Yestadt for Yestadt Architecture + Design

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