Platt Dana Architects philosophy is rooted in finding elegant and timeless solutions for a broad range of complex architectural projects.

Principals Hope Dana and Kate Platt work together to achieve a distinguished mix of modern and classic designs—a style that has earned them recognition in the realm’s most prestigious publications, and most recently, the Luxe RED Award for excellence in architectural design.

As a full service architectural firm, Platt Dana is involved with site selection, programming, design through construction, and provides personalized project management along the way.


People

Hope Dana, AIA

Principal Architect

Hope Dana, AIA

hd@plattdana.com

Master of Architecture, Columbia University, 1987
Bachelor of Arts, Barnard College, 1985

Platt Dana Architects 2000 – current
Hope Dana Architect 1992 – 1999
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners 1988 – 1991
Skidmore Owings & Merrill 1987 – 1988

Hope received her Master of Architecture from Columbia University in 1987 and her Bachelor of Architecture from Barnard College in 1985. Prior to founding her own firm in 1992, Hope spent several years working on complex institutional projects at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and I.M. Pei & Partners. At I.M. Pei & Partners Hope worked on extensive detail drawings for large scale projects such as the UCLA School of Management and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Since creating her own firm Hope has developed her expertise in high end residential renovation and new construction. Hope joined forces with Kate Platt in 2000 to form Platt Dana Architects. Hope is licensed to practice architecture in New York and Connecticut, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Kate Platt, AIA

Principal Architect

Kate Platt, AIA

kp@plattdana.com

Master of Architecture, Columbia University, 1987
Bachelor of Arts, Barnard College, 1985

Platt Dana Architects 2000 – current
Hope Dana Architect 1992 – 1999
Pei Cobb Freed & Partners 1988 – 1991
Skidmore Owings & Merrill 1987 – 1988

Hope received her Master of Architecture from Columbia University in 1987 and her Bachelor of Architecture from Barnard College in 1985. Prior to founding her own firm in 1992, Hope spent several years working on complex institutional projects at Skidmore, Owings & Merrill and I.M. Pei & Partners. At I.M. Pei & Partners Hope worked on extensive detail drawings for large scale projects such as the UCLA School of Management and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Since creating her own firm Hope has developed her expertise in high end residential renovation and new construction. Hope joined forces with Kate Platt in 2000 to form Platt Dana Architects. Hope is licensed to practice architecture in New York and Connecticut, and is a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Betsy Irwin, AIA

Project Architect

Betsy Irwin, AIA

bi@plattdana.com

Kylie Kaiser, AIA

Project Architect

Kylie Kaiser, AIA

kk@plattdana.com

Janet Kim

Project Architect

Janet Kim

jk@plattdana.com

Jill Cote

IT Manager


Standard Services

Pre Design

Identification of the clients program and space needs through discussion. Investigation of pertinent building constraints and/or building codes.

Schematic Design

Preparation of a preliminary design plan for discussion. Initiate contact with outside consultants who may be required for the project.

Design Development

Further development of the project through plans, elevations, and sections. Preparation and presentation of materials and products to be used on the project. Coordination with engineering professionals.

Construction Documents

Final production of biddable construction documents, including specifications for all items being used on the project. Production of drawings needed for permitting or approval by governmental agencies.

Bidding

Providing a Bid Set to three General Contractors for their use in pricing the project. Leveling all bids. Assisting the client in choosing the General Contractor.

Construction Administration

Site observation weekly or as required. Review and approval of contractor submittals (shop drawings). Provide additional information or drawings to the contractor as required. Review requisitions for payment from the contractor.


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Contact

Platt Dana Architects

80 Fifth Ave
Suite 1105
New York NY 10011

646 336 6270
info@plattdana.com


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