Gustavson Dundes Architecture & Design, established in 1985, offers a comprehensive range of architectural and design services to both residential and commercial clients mostly in the New York metropolitan area. Gustavson Dundes is committed to meeting the goals and objectives of its clients and works diligently to manage projects on a timely basis. u00a0The Partners, as team leaders, manage every step of the design and construction process. This attention to detail is a critical component of the firmu2019s philosophy, and a primary reason for its continued success. The firm prides itself on frequent repeat business from clients who have consistently recognized its talent and skills.

Gustavson Dundesu2019 residential practice includes complete renovations of pre and post war apartments, townhouses and loft spaces. u00a0The firm also specializes in designing new suburban and country homes, as well as renovations, additions and accessory buildings. It is frequently crucial to maintain the architectural integrity of properties, while redesigning them to meet the needs of todayu2019s families. u00a0The integration of both contemporary and classical features is frequently a key part of the design process.

Gustavson Dundes also designs innovative and sustainable commercial spaces and has been retained by companies to design multiple locations over the years. u00a0The firm has also completed a number of institutional projects, including houses of worship in New York City, Westchester and Long Island.

The firm also maintains a network of talented landscape designers, engineers, contractors, specialized consultants and craftsmen whose expertise is utilized as needed for each project.

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Gustavson/Dundes believes that allu00a0styles, from traditional to contemporary, are rooted inu00a0the basic principles and tenets of design, enabling them to work for a wide range of clientele.u00a0 The Firm works closely with each clientu00a0to understand their needs, the existing space or building, if applicable, and budget to provide the best aesthetic solution.

The Firm also believes that spatial planningu2026the flow of the interior designu2026is the first and most important step in the design process.u00a0u00a0 Building on this concept, they will thenu00a0carefully integrate and coordinate complex systems within the new design.u00a0 The Firmu2019s history of working closely with numerous General Contractors has facilitated the running of a smooth, efficient and economic process to complete its projects.

Having Partner involvement in every project to provide the proper service to complete projects on time and on budget is key to the Firmu2019s philosophy and success.

LEED Certification

Gustavson/Dundes has incorporated many energy conservation measures into its projects throughout its 30-year history. As a LEED Accredited Professional, Mr. Gustavson and, consequently, the Firm, is knowledgeable about various green construction and maintenance procedures. In addition, Gustavson/Dundes can incorporate passive and active on-site renewable energy sources, and include other green planning concepts to follow the mantra ofu2026 u2018reduce, reuse and recycle.u2019

The Firm can assist clients with filings for LEED certification within the US Green Building Council, and can help coordinate the application and review procedure.

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H. Bradford Gustavson


Syracuse University, Bachelor of Architecture

Syracuse University, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Fordham University, MBA

Professional Associations

Member of The American Institute of Architects (A.I.A.)

National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)


US Green Building Council

Professional Registrations

New York, Connecticut, and New Jersey

Community Activities

Chairman Local Planning Board and Founder Community Theatre

Kate Dundes Shattan


Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Master of Architecture

Washington University in St. Louis, Bachelor of Arts (Major in Architecture)

Professional Associations

Member of The American Institute of Architects (A.I.A.)

Professional Registrations

New York

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