Friedrich St.Florian, FAIA


Friedrich St.Florian received a Masters Degree in Architecture from the Technische Universadad in Graz, Austria and a master of Science Degree in Architecture from Columbia University in New York. Friedrich St.Florian has been a licensed architect in the United States since 1974. He is the founding principal of Friedrich St.Florian Architects, headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island.


His early career is distinguished by landmark theoretical work followed by critically acclaimed residences in Southern New England. The World War II Memorial in Washington, DC is the firms most visible work to date.


Friedrich St.Florian contributed significantly to the formation of two generations of aspiring architects during his tenure as Professor of Architecture at the Rhode Island School of Design. He served as Dean of Architecture for eight years and Chief Critic of the European Honors Program in Rome for four years.


Friedrich St.Florian won numerous awards for his architectural achievements. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a Fellow of the American Academy in Rome. His drawings are in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Georges Pompidou Centre in Paris. In 2006 Brown University bestowed upon him the degree of Doctor of Fine Arts, honoris causa.


Tim DeCoster, Assoc. AIA
Senior Associate


Tim DeCoster received a Masters degree in Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design and a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Wisconsin. He also is the recipient of a Post Baccalaureate degree in Art History and Criticism, and Certificate in Urban Planning from the same university.


Tim has 10 years of experience as a designer and project leader for institutional, civic, and commercial projects. Previous work experience in architectural acoustics, industrial design, and structural engineering provide grounding necessary to collaborate and push projects to full potential. Tim has received honors for architectural achievements academically and professional for his role in international design competitions.


Anastasia Congdon
Senior Associate


Profile to come




< > ||