Specht Harpman Architects

Modern Barn Residence | Wilton, CT Photo: Michael Moran

About the Firm

Principals: partners

Contact: scott@spechtharpman.com,

1314 Rosewood Avenue
Suite 103
Austin, TX 78702
T 512-382-7938

338 West 39th Street
10th Floor
New York, NY 10018
T 212-239-1150

Services Offered



Furniture Design

Interior Design

Regions Served

New York City & Mid-Atlantic


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Scott Specht and Louise Harpman began working together while classmates at the Yale School of Architecture. A small company with rigorous standards for modern design, the firm's award-winning work includes commercial, institutional and residential projects, as well as custom furniture. The firm maintains offices in New York City and Austin, Texas.

Specht Harpman was recognized in Wallpaper* magazine's Architects' Directory as one of the "top 50 up and coming architectural practices from around the world." Specht Harpman has been listed among the "Emerging Voices" by the Architectural League of New York, "Tastemakers" by House and Garden magazine, and as one of New York City's "Top 100" architects by New York Magazine.

The firm has been honored with a number of design awards, including those from the Texas Society of Architects, New York AIA (American Institute of Architects), Austin AIA, and two Design Distinction awards from I.D. Magazine. The work of Specht Harpman has been published in many national and international publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Dwell, Metropolis, Architectural Record, Architecture, AD, Architectural Digest, Residential Architect, Interior Design, Texas Architect, Interiors, The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Wired, New York Magazine, and W magazine, as well as on HGTV.