Robert A. Cardello Architects is an award winning, high-end residential firm serving Fairfield and Westchester Counties and beyond. We have extensive experience in all aspects of design from renovations, commercial venues, and high end custom built homes. Robert A. Cardello Architects prides itself on exhausting the “Design Experience” and hold ourselves accountable for the highest standard of service and quality.

Robert A. Cardello Architects, LLC located in South Norwalk, CT, develops both commercial and residential projects with a specialty in fine home designs. Our strong commitment to exceptional design stands above everything else. We invite you to browse our portfolio, which exemplifies this passion. We offer a full scope of services ranging from Consultation and Design Development to Bidding and Negotiation and Construction Administration.

Robert A. Cardello, AIA






Robert A. Cardello is a graduate of Tulane University, with a Masters Degree in Architecture, and has been designing commercial and residential properties for over 21 years in the New England region. With an architectural license in New York, Connecticut, and Rhode Island, Bob began his own firm to enhance the creative growth of his architecture a style well-founded in the traditions, but using them as tools for innovative individual expression rather than boundaries in which to practice. Bob prides himself in the ability to combine a strong creative spirit with an efficient process for all his clients.


David A. LaPierre


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David A. LaPierre received an Associate Degree in Architectural Engineering from the Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, Massachusetts.  He continued his studies, graduating with honors, and earned a Bachelor of Architecture Degree with a minor in Construction Management.  After graduation LaPierre relocated to Nantucket where he founded DAL Design and Construction Services.  After completing a number of projects on the island he decided to return to his home state of Connecticut in 1997 and joined Nicholas M. Pacella Associates in Norwalk.  While with Nick he learned the fundamentals of architectural project management and architectural business practice completing numerous residential and commercial interiors projects.  In 2001 David joined Roger Ferris and Partners where he became an integral part of the residential design studio working on every aspect of residential design.  Working with the RF+P team he was exposed to a more modern design esthetic receiving multiple AIA awards for modern homes in Connecticut from 2001 to 2004.

In 2004, David joined Robert A. Cardello Architects, AIA as a project manager and was quickly promoted to Associate and most recently Directing Manager overseeing production and execution of each of the firm’s projects.  Since his arrival, RAC’s work has been recognized with numerous awards and widely published in leading national and regional publications.  The firm’s work has been featured in books and television including Dream Homes, and Destination America, Extreme Homes.

David is a registered architect in the state of Connecticut, he is also a member of the American Institute of Architects Connecticut chapter.

David and his wife Jennifer reside in Stratford, Connecticut.