David E. Austin, AIA

Mr. Austin is a founding partner of the firm where he oversees residential and institutional projects. He received his Masters of Architecture from Harvard University Graduate School of Design in 1960; he also received his undergraduate degree from Harvard. He is licensed to practice architecture in Connecticut and has NCARB certification. Mr. Austin is a past Director of the AIA/CT, a founder and past President of the Bridgeport Architecture Conservancy, a Fellow of the Morgan Library and a Trustee of the Discovery Museum. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art.

McKee Patterson, AIA, NCARB

Mr. Patterson, one of the firm’s founding partners, oversees projects of all types: residential, hospitality, clubs and commercial. Mr. Patterson received his Masters of Architecture from the Yale School of Architecture in 1977 where he was awarded the prestigious Parsons Medal of Design. He received his undergraduate degree from Goddard College in 1974 and also completed the school’s innovative Design Construction Program. He is licensed to practice architecture in Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Maine and Florida and has NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards) certification. Mr. Patterson has served on Connecticut’s Antiquarian and Landmarks Society board and is a member of the American Institute of Architects and the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art.

Stuart L. Disston, AIA, LEED GA

Mr. Disston, who joined the partnership in 1994, manages the firm’s Hamptons’ office in Quogue, Long Island, as well as overseeing teams working on all project types in the Southport office, residential, clubs, hospitality and commercial. Mr. Disston received his Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University’s School of Architecture in 1982. He attended the Syracuse Program of Architecture in Florence and the Wave Hill Center for Environmental Studies in New York. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of Syracuse University's School of Architecture and the Quogue Historical Society. He holds architectural registration licenses in New York and Connecticut and is a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art and the USGBC.