Francis Cauffman Appoints Steven Stainbrook As Director of Higher Education
New York, NY – Architecture firm Francis Cauffman has appointed Steven Stainbrook, AICP, as its new Director of Higher Education to grow its comprehensive design and planning services to academic institutions nationwide. Stainbrook has 16 years of experience as a strategic planner and urban designer working on complex projects on- and off-campus.
“Throughout his career, Steven has implemented creative planning solutions for public and private institutions. He is both a great designer and a strategic thinker,” said James Crispino, AIA, President of Francis Cauffman. “I am confident that he will bring the same level of expertise to Francis Cauffman’s clients. We’re very happy to welcome Steven to our team.”
Stainbrook began his career at internationally recognized Venturi Scott Brown and Associates, and later joined Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates. He also worked as an adjunct professor of architecture for Drexel University. Stainbrook was responsible for campus planning and design for institutions such as Washington University in St. Louis, Fordham University, and CUNY Brooklyn College.
Stainbrook received a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Design and a Bachelor of Architecture from Ball State University. He then completed a Masters of Architecture in Urban Design at Harvard University. He is a member of the AIA New York Chapter, the Urban Land Institute, and the American Planning Association, among other professional organizations. Stainbrook is an adjunct professor of planning at New York University’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, and frequently lectures at universities on planning and professional practice issues.