Principal, Jaklitsch/Gardner Architects
Stephan Jaklitsch is the founding principal of Jaklitsch / Gardner Architects, an award-winning Architecture and Design studio with a diverse portfolio of residential, commercial, and institutional work. The studio is currently working on the resilient rehabilitation of 100 Old Slip for the New York Police Museum and the transformation of 20 Nolan Park on Governors Island, a 10,000 SF military officer’s house, into offices for a non-profit foundation. Jaklitsch / Gardner’s work has won numerous design awards from the AIA, Architizer, and Architectural Record. In 2016, the firm was awarded a contract with the NYC DDC program for Design and Construction Excellence 2.0. Stephan received his BArch from the Georgia Institute of Technology and MArch from Princeton University. He is active with the AIANY Interiors Committee, the Van Alen Institute Program Leadership Council, a Fellow of the Urban Design Forum, actively involved in The Architectural League of New York, and a Coro graduate of LNY26. Stephan is also an urban beekeeper and runs an apiary in Brooklyn.