Design Approach

Robert Cohen celebrates the human spirit with artistic, and scientific design solutions
that are durable and lucid.



Robert Cohen Architect delivers new effective, forceful and spirited architecture. Founded by Robert Cohen in 1990, our integrated architecture and interior design firm excels at custom new construction, renovations and additions of single-family historic and modern homes. Other projects include commercial, cultural, institutional, multi-family residential such as; offices, restaurants, museums, schools and coop apartment buildings.

You cannot depend on your eyes if your imagination is out of focus
— Mark Twain


Robert Cohen is a licensed architect in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut and is a registered interior designer in Connecticut. He is certified by the National Council of  Architectural Registration Boards, and has been practicing for over twenty years. He graduated from The Cooper Union, the only full tuition merit-based scholarship college in the United States. Robert Cohen gained extensive experience at the renowned firms of Edward Larrabee Barnes and Cossutta Associates, working on prestigious projects such as Cityplace Center and the Armand Hammer Museum.

The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder
— Albert Einstein


Robert Cohen Architect offers a full range of services. A combination of these services, listed below, can be selected for  any project. These ranges of services enable the firm to bring a project from its initial phases of design and planning, to public approvals and final construction.

Planning Services
Design and Construction Services
Sustainable Design
Enviornmental Graphic Design
Existing Condition Surveying
Interior and Exterior Design

The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands, but in seeing with new eyes
— Marcel Proust

Process by Phase

Our Process delivers architectural documents and services for each phase of work.  A typical comprehensive “design-bid-build “project has 6 phases from start to finish. Other methods for delivery of built work include Integrated Design or an Architect and Builder team. See article written by Robert Cohen “Finding a Master Builder".

It is the spirit that makes man human. But the task of art is to express the super-human
— Piet Mondrian

Capability Statement for Government Clients

Robert Cohen Architect provides architectural services to the government and government prime contractors. Government contracting officers please see our Capability Statement.

The fundamental issue of architecture is that does it affect the spirit or doesn’t it? If it doesn’t affect the spirit, its building. If it effects the spirit, its architecture.
— John Hedjuk


Robert Cohen Architect LLC offers internships in these positions: Architecture & Accounting

You must be flexible and interested in doing multiple tasks. You must show initiative and take responsibility for the work you do while you are assisting in the office. You must be willing to be an enthusiastic hard working member of the small team required to carefully produce documents and tasks from design to construction.

A masterpiece…may be unwelcome but it is never dull
— Gertrude Stein

Contact Us

We are happy to reply to any questions you might have on the development of your intended  project.  Please contact us for a consultation.

9 Bayberry Ridge Road
Westport, CT 06880
TEL: (203) 341-7781
FAX: (203) 454-9588