THE 2007 HC&G IDEA HOUSE
Steven W. Semes, Architect (SWSA)
Steven W. Semes is a licensed architect with over 25 years of experience. He is recognized as a leader in the field of "new" traditional architecture. He earned his degrees at the University of Virginia and Columbia University.
In 1999, Semes established his firm in New York City and East Hampton, specializing in custom residential projects, mostly in eastern Long Island. His residential work has been seen in the pages of Better Homes and Gardens, Garden Living, Hamptons Cottages & Gardens and The New York Times. Semes is the Francis and Kathleen Rooney Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Notre Dame School of Architecture. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Classical America. He is the author of The Architecture of the Classical Interior. His new book, The Future of the Past: A Conservation Ethic for Architecture, Urbanism and Historic Preservation is in preparation. He maintains offices in New York City and South Bend, Indiana.