Scott Kamen, AIA Principal, Manhattan Office Director

Columbia University, Bachelors of Fine Arts
Washington University, Masters of Architecture

American Institute of Architects
Bond Street Theater, Board of Directors
The Preservation League of New York State
National Trust for Historic Preservation
New York Landmarks Conservancy,
Professional Circle
Temple Israel of Northern Westchester,
Board of Directors

Scott Kamen, AIA, is a founding partner of Kamen Tall Architects P.C and the director of the Manhattan office. Scott Kamen has three decades of experience in building design, building science, construction management and historic restoration/preservation. Mr. Kamen specializes in historic restoration and façade repair primarily in New York City.  His leadership at Kamen Tall Architects has directed the firm to a wide variety of restoration, preservation and complex façade repair projects.  Scott Kamen is known for his hands-on and personal approach and his active involvement in the firm’s projects.

Before opening his own practice, Scott Kamen worked for a variety of architectural firms including Fox & Fowle Architects and David Smotrich & Partners.  He has designed and overseen projects for such agencies as the Housing Authority, Metro North, SUNY, and the School Construction Authority and has designed and developed several prototype modular buildings throughout the United States for one of the country’s largest hospitality service providers.

Mr.Kamen’s experience with a wide range of building typologies established a broad knowledge base of building systems and construction methodologies. Utilizing his vast knowledge and interest in building science, Mr. Kamen began working within historic buildings, shifting his career focus towards preservation and restoration.

For over two decades, Scott Kamen has embarked on the restoration, preservation and repair of National Register and significant and/or New York City Landmarks including 400 West End Avenue, 393 West End Avenue, Kips Bay Towers, the Philipse Manor Train Station, and the Keramos building. Believing preservation should serve a multitude of building typologies, Mr.Kamen has applied his abilities to not only landmarked buildings, but to social housing typologies, historic row houses and typical mid to high rise residential towers