“Unless you try to do something beyond what you have already mastered, you will never grow” Ronald E. OsbornePAPER PLANE ARCHITECTURE, PLLC is made up of a dedicated group of talented professionals committed to excellence. Our Architecture Firm was founded in 2018 in New York. It was born out of a passion to transform people’s lives by designing incredible spaces for them to live and work in.
Principal / Managing Member
The Principal Architect moved to Brooklyn, NY after receiving his Architectural License to pursue his dream and start his Architectural Business. His parents are of Greek and Albanian nationality.
He, moved to the Unites States as an exchange student at the age of 16 and attended Laurel Senior High School in Laurel, DE.
In 2009 he received a Bachelor of Science of Architectural Studies Degree from Louisiana Tech University and after that moved to Mississippi to work for one of the fastest growing Architectural firms in the State.
He developed skills and abilities to work on major projects from Higher Education, K-12, Commercial, Multi-Use Facilities, and Ecclesiastical Projects. The projects ranged in size from 8,000 to 100,000 square feet.
He is an experienced Architect that has the ability to deliver quality and Professional Services. He specializes in delivering an integrated project and goes beyond Architecture to make sure that the Owner’s are always protected and getting the best service possible.
He does not specialize in just one area of Architecture but rather in all areas.
The Principal Architect is licensed in AL, FL, LA, NY, OH, PA, TN, TX, WI
Marketing / Office Manager
Afroditi Gouda is in charge of many PAPER PLANE ARCHITECTURE, PLLC tasks, and expertly valuable.
Afroditi Provides leadership and guidance throughout the proposals and presentation process, ensures graphic consistency, and elevates graphic presentations. Furthermore, Afroditi Assists in identifying and targeting clients and researching those organizations as part of Client Development Plans.
Afroditi also Implements local advertising and promotional activities.
You can always count on Nick to get your projects filed precisely on time and with no mistakes. His connections and knowledge make him very valuable to our company and to our clients.
AIA NCARB – Project Architect (TX, MS) / Associate
Mr. Lao brings an extensive background in design, technical detailing, and project management to Paper Plane Architecture, having worked on and managed a variety of project types including Educational, Adaptive Reuse, Religious, Infrastructure, and Historical Rehabilitation projects.
Mr. Lao’s experience in the field of Architecture currently spans more than Twenty years. Mr. Lao is responsible for the creation of Construction Documents for various projects, quality control of Construction Documents, and the subsequent Construction Administration of various Projects.
Affiliations: Registered Architect
National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB)
Member of American Institute of Architects (AIA)
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Saturday — 10am-2pm
Sunday — Closed
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