Brett Appel, AIA LEED AP
Appel Architecture is a design firm dedicated to custom residential and multi-family residential projects in the New York and Los Angeles markets. Brett Appel, lead designer, founded the practice with a commitment to personalized design quality, understanding of context, and attention to craftsmanship. A Los Angeles native, Brett draws on the rich architectural history of southern California and incorporates contemporary design trends to add value for his clients while paying attention to and enhancing the public realm and existing urban conditions.
Prior to founding the firm, Brett lead design and management of projects for Christoff : Finio Architecture in New York and Perkins+Will in Chicago. His previous portfolio includes a mixed-use development in St Petersburg, FL as well as multiple developments in the United Arab Emirates. Most recently, he completed work on a private residence in the Hamptons, New York and the design of a preschool in Williamsburg, Brooklyn New York.
Brett is a graduate of the Yale School of Architecture and the Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning at the University of Michigan. During his Yale tenure, he was the Head Teaching Fellow for Alexander Garvin's, Introduction to Planning and Development, and his work was published in several editions of the school journal, Retrospecta. Upon graduation, he received the William Edward Parsons Memorial Medal for distinctive work and professional promise in the area of city planning.
Brett is a registered Architect in California and New York State.