Who We Are
RFAA is an award-winning firm that offers comprehensive services in architecture, interiors, master planning, sustainable design, adaptive re-use and strategic consulting. Founded in 2007, the firm is recognized for expertise in the design of high-quality buildings and interiors for a diverse client group including Corporations, Educational, Public and Private Institutions, Developers and Entrepreneurs.

Led by Principals with diverse design backgrounds, RFAA is known for their innovative, interdisciplinary and collaborative approach to each project; being responsive to their clients by creating solutions and built environments that express the central idea at work in their organization.

What We Do
Master Planning
Strategic Consulting
Sustainable Design
Branding + Graphics + Product

What We Think:

Our approach to each and every project involves the five purposes below, which are the fundamental values of our practice.

Collaboration: We believe in the power of Teams.

Strategic: A shift in perspective, thinking and approach is required in today's complex environment to create solutions that enable our clients to win.

Construction: The act of building is an integral part of the design process. Our construction partners are engaged in the initial stages of projects; valued for their knowledge and expertise.

Research: We continue to advance our technical knowledge and work methodology to improve the performance of our buildings, the environment and our delivery processes.

Sustainability: Energy, Water and Waste – developing strategies and specific implementation plans for our clients.

  • Selected Client List *
  • Accenture
  • ACE USA, Inc.
  • AND1
  • The Architect of the U.S. Capitol – Supreme Court
  • Bell Atlantic Corporation
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb
  • Capital One
  • CBS/Viacom
  • Clear Channel Communications
  • CIGNA Corporation
  • City of Philadelphia – Philadelphia Criminal Justice Center
  • Comcast
  • Crayola
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Department of the Army
  • GreenWorks Development Inc.
  • General Services Administration
  • GlaxoSmithKline
  • Goucher College
  • Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC)
  • Herman Miller
  • Lincoln University
  • Liz Claiborne
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Independence Capital Partners
  • Mellon Bank
  • Merck & Co. Inc.
  • Motorola
  • PA Department of General Services
  • PNC Bank
  • Philadelphia Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC)
  • Philabundance
  • Prudential Insurance Company
  • Sovereign Bank
  • Synygy
  • The Ritz-Carlton
  • Trammell Crow
  • Rowan University
  • Rohm and Haas
  • Smith Kline Beecham
  • The Vanguard Group
  • * see Credits