Domus Studios Architecture provides full architectural services for institutional, commercial, and residential project types. The firm collaborates with other consultants with a variety of expertise in design, communications and diverse building types increasingly desired in the Hudson Valley. Through sensible planning and the use of current building materials and techniques, Domus Studios has provided valuable design services for its clientele.
Richard Librizzi graduated from Pratt Institute with honors in 1990 and became licensed in New York and New Jersey in 1993. He received the Ermanno Piano scholarship in 1993 to work for renowned architect Renzo Piano in Vessima, Italy and UNESCO on research for “Daylight and Natural ventilation” for the Potzdamer Platz office towers in Berlin. His commitment to sustainable ideas in building design has shaped his attitude towards practicing architecture. In 1998 Richard founded Domus Studios Architecture with the goal of providing environmentally sustainable designs to the Hudson Valley where he grew up.
Richard has been an advocate of sustainable building practices serving as advisor for Upstate House, a local magazine of which two houses by Domus Studios have been featured. As board member of Unison Arts community in New Paltz, NY, he chaired the facilities committee maintaining and upgrading the existing buildings.
Richard has been an adjunct instructor at SUNY Orange Middletown, NY and served as an advisor for periodic curriculum review. He has been a visiting critic for Carnegie Mellon University’s Architectural department as well as lecturer of sustainable building practices for SUNY New Paltz’s Engineering department. His ties with the local community and academic institutions have afforded Domus Studios with a variety of design opportunities ranging from residential to institutional project types.