Thomas P. Catalano AIA


Thomas P. Catalano, a graduate of the Rhode Island School of Design and the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies, has experience as an architect and manager spanning a wide range of scales and types, from yacht interiors to 300 unit mid-rise condominium buildings to one of a kind single family homes. Since founding his firm in 1987, Mr. Catalano has been able to build on the experience gained while working at two of the country’s leading firms. 

While with Robert A. M. Stern Architects, Mr. Catalano had the opportunity to work on important commissions and to gain expertise in client liaison and the management of large projects. Mr. Catalano had a number of the projects that were completed while at Stern published in professional journals such as Progressive Architecture, Architectural Record, and Builder Magazine. 

While with Graham Gund Architects, Mr. Catalano had the opportunity to design and manage a number of large projects and was able to gain valuable experience in large-scale commercial construction and project management. The Waterville Valley Town Center and Golden Eagle Lodge, for which Mr. Catalano was the project architect, was published in Architectural Record.

The work of Mr. Catalano and his firm has been published in The New York Times Magazine, The Boston Globe, Beautiful Homes, Renovation Style, Trends, Metropolitan Home and many more. In 2010, Mr. Catalano was inducted into the New England Design Hall of Fame.

Paul Goldberger commented on Mr. Catalano’s design sensibility in The New York Times Magazine, calling him “an architect whose shingled and clapboard houses are handsome and expansive, and endeavor to fit into their surroundings.”