Our Firm

Established in 1991, Architectural Resources is a 60+ person, award-winning architecture practice, with offices in Buffalo and New York City.

We’ve built our firm around the belief that quality design is not just relevant but truly essential. We know that our work affects people and shapes behavior. It impacts business, enhances the environment and even builds communities. A profound sense of purpose drives us with each project that we engage in.

Awards & Recognition

A|r is well known for delivering exceptional designs informed by thoughtful and cohesive project teams. We continue to push the edges in pursuit of providing the best in three-dimensional project imagery and fully integrated construction documentation. In addition, we support facilities’ management needs by maintaining BIM information for building maintenance and planning purposes in the future.

Our award-winning sustainable design projects demonstrate an ability to craft environments that enhance the human condition and respond to the many challenges we face around energy consumption and global climate change.

Awards & Recognition

Our Services

Our practice is characterized by a relentless commitment to the art of innovation. We engage each project with passion, perspective, and a clear understanding of our clients’ needs.

  • Architectural + Interior Design
  • Vertical Transportation Engineering
  • Facilities Assessment + Master Planning
  • Campus + Urban Planning
  • Historic Preservation+ Adaptive Reuse
  • Sustainable Design + Deep Energy Retrofit
  • Building Information Modeling + Rendering


A|r was among the first in the nation to integrate state of the art Building Information Modeling (BIM) into our practice. We continue to push the edges in pursuit of the best in three dimensional project development and fully integrated construction documentation. We’re advancing the way that design is crafted in the interest of providing more sophisticated alternatives and an enhanced built environment.


High performance buildings are regenerative in nature. They give back more than they take. They transcend mere accommodation and further enhance the human condition. In the face of severe climatic and environmental challenges it is imperative that we make the most optimal choices in crafting our buildings and communities. We submit that A|r is uniquely qualified to deliver the requisite expertise that will make a critical difference moving forward.

Our Practice

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