Utility : Economy : Beauty

Firm Profile

Schickel Architecture has enjoyed working closely with a broad array of clients in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey to provide premier design services since 1992. We have planned and designed over three hundred projects ranging from child care to college, ice cream shop to auto dealership, apartments to churches. Our clients include businesses and developers, religious and community organizations, schools and universities, state and municipal governments, contractors and architectural/engineering firms.

Schickel Architecture is dedicated to working towards the highest standards of design in the service of its clients. To be effective, we believe that this ideal must be firmly grounded in the following principles for implementation.

Schickel Architecture is committed to the creation of building projects of utility, economy, and beauty, in the service of each and every client.

Thomas M. Schickel, Principal

Tom Schickel has worked in the construction industry for over 38 years. During the 1970's he started as a carpenter and superintendent, and later managed $200 million industrial projects for Gilbane Building Company. After studying liberal arts at Fordham University he studied architecture and urban design at Cornell University receiving his B.Arch. in 1981 and his M.Arch. in 1983.

From 1984 to 1992 he designed numerous multi-million dollar projects, including several new schools and major additions. These experiences shaped his dedication to creating building projects of utility, economy and beauty in the service of each and every client. This commitment is the operating principle upon which Schickel Architecture was founded in 1992. Under his leadership and dedication to excellence in design, Schickel Architecture has developed a diverse practice in the commercial, community and educational markets.

Tom is a registered architect in New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey.

Form of Business

Schickel Architecture is a sole proprietorship owned by Thomas M. Schickel.

Legal name of business:
Thomas M. Schickel, dba Schickel Architecture


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