Joseph J. Scarpulla is the founder and principal of Joseph Scarpulla Architect. His commitment to the creative design process and the development of quality architectural solutions is evidenced in the firms diverse work. His passion for architecture as an art form and as a profession are exemplified by his 15 years service as professor of architecture at NYIT and over twenty years of AIA involvement including serving as president of the local chapter and as the long-time editor of their Newsletter. He has volunteered to serve on many community projects including the Main Street Task Force and the Waterfront Redevelopment Project in Huntington among others and is actively involved with the Chamber of Commerce.
His design sensibilities and creativity are evident in the firms projects. Among the many commercial projects are the corporate headquarters for Kravet Fabrics, Inc in Bethpage, NY; the corporate headquarters for Commons Brothers, Inc. in NYC, showrooms for Kravet Fabrics, Inc. and Scalamandre Fabrics, Inc. and warehouse development for GEFA Instrument, Corp. among others. His many retail and restaurant projects include; Marshs Mens Store, Sole Provisions Shoe Stores, Off The Wall Restaurant, Garden Court Restaurant, and others. His residential projects range from an Award Winning Pool House in East Hampton to a 12,000 sq.ft. estate house and compound on 450 acres in upstate New York.
Joseph Scarpulla is a graduate of the New York Institute of Technology from which he received his Bachelor of Architecture in 1980. He received his Master of Science in Architecture Studies from MIT during which time he studied abroad in the ILAUD (International Laboratory for Architecture and Urban Design) program under International Architect Giancarlo DeCarlo in Siena, Italy. He has served as Adjunct Associate Professor of Architecture and evening program coordinator at NYIT from 1983-1998 and as visiting guest critic since that time. His special interest is in ecologically responsive built forms and both his graduate and undergraduate research and thesis projects dealt with this subject.
He is licensed in New York and New Jersey and is a NCARB certified.