Handel Architects LLP is an architecture, interior design, and planning firm that began in New York City in 1994. Today the practice is led by Founding Partner Gary Handel alongside Partners Blake Middleton, Glenn Rescalvo, Frank Fusaro, and Michael Arad. Handel Architects is working on projects across North America, South America, the Middle East, and Asia, with more than 150 architects, interior designers, planners, and support staff from offices in New York City, San Francisco, Hong Kong, and Abu Dhabi. The firm has gained national and international recognition for work such as the Dream Downtown Hotel in New York City, the World Trade Center Memorial in New York City, the Millennium Tower in San Francisco, and the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Washington DC’s Georgetown neighborhood.
Handel Architects has won numerous Design Awards and is regularly featured in architectural journals and design publications. The firm’s clients range from private developers to publicly funded organizations to institutional and not-for-profit groups.