Balestri Architects is a complete service architectural design and consultation practice, with experience in residential, commercial and institutional projects. Our services are customized to the specific needs of our clients, and we offer a comprehensive design process that works with the client from the initial feasibility studies through final construction.
Our firm seeks an honest and modern architecture derived directly from its program, context and materiality. Each project starts with a deep understanding of the client’s needs to motivate and guide its physical and emotional expression. We aspire to deliver thoughtful and original design solutions that convey a sense of humanism and purpose while fulfilling our client’s programmatic requirements.
Our designs seek to incorporate the latest building practices and technology to fulfill their responsibilities to their community and environment.
Carlo Balestri is the founder of Balestri Architects, established in 2010. Mr. Balestri received his Bachelor of Arts from Princeton University (1996) and his Master of Architecture from Columbia University (2000).
Prior to establishing Balestri Architects, Mr. Balestri was a senior associate at Richard Meier & Partners, where he led the design of several high-profile projects, most notably the Bodrum Houses projects in Bodrum, Turkey, and the Parkhouse Harumi Towers for Mitsubishi Inc. in Tokyo. Mr. Balestri has also worked at Skidmore Owings & Merrill on commercial development projects in Europe and several institutional projects, including the award-winning Burr Street Public Elementary School in Connecticut.
Mr. Balestri is a registered architect in the State of New York and a member of the American Institute of Architects.