Philip Szostak, FAIA


Philip Szostak has over 40 years of experience in a broad variety of architectural design projects. A graduate of NC State University’s School of Design, he first opened Philip Szostak Associates (PSA) in 1980 where he demonstrated exceptional abilities in designing projects ranging in scale from small renovations to complex, multi-million dollar facilities. In 1990, he became the NC Principal for NBBJ, the country’s second largest architectural practice. After 12 years leading the design and management of hundreds of millions of dollars worth of construction, he left NBBJ to re-open PSA, now Szostak Design.

Phil is responsible for the design and documentation of all projects in the firm. His recent projects include the Durham Performing Arts Center, the Walltown Recreation Center in Durham, the Capitol Broadcasting Company Headquarters Renovation and Addition in Raleigh, and the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art in Winston-Salem. Phil’s design work has been widely acknowledged, garnering more than 30 state, regional and national AIA design awards in the past decade. His proven ability to work with clients, consultants, builders and the design team ensures the creation of innovative, exciting architecture.