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Chianis + Anderson Architects, PLLC was formed in the state of New York in 2001. Since that time, Chianis + Anderson Architects has grown and transformed into a full service Architectural and Interior Design firm. The firm’s leadership consists of Partners Greg A. Chianis, AIA, Todd J. Anderson, AIA and Jeffery T. Smith, AIA, NCARB.

We believe who we are is as important as what we do. Our generous number of repeat clients speaks to the strength of our relationships and the value of our reputation.

We carefully recruit and retain an energetic, imaginative staff that is remarkably devoted to the built environment and committed to every project. Guided by our Partners, we create architecture that enhances communities and improves quality of life.

Additionally, we are pleased to be able to assist our clients in moving toward a more sustainable future. We strive to be environmentally sensitive with our design. This is achieved by minimizing the negative environmental impacts of buildings with healthy, highly efficient and cost-saving architecture. We currently have LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited professionals on staff.

We believe our passionate pursuit of the collaborative spirit sets us apart from the rest; we hope to be partnering with you soon.


Chianis + Anderson Architects Hires Director of Business Development

September 20, 2019

Chianis + Anderson Architects welcomes Roger V. Brown, PE who has recently joined the firm as Director of Business Development. In this position, he is responsible for marketing efforts, document quality control, master and project specifications, and construction administration activities. Mr. Brown has a Civil Engineering degree from Cornell University and has had a variety of different roles spanning his long professional career. He brings a wealth of experience in engineering, project direction, and construction management to the Chianis + Anderson family. His primary focus has been in the design, construction and operation of healthcare facilities in several different states. Over the past 20 years he has served as a member of the national Facilities Guideline Institute (FGI) Revision Committee which routinely updates code requirements for healthcare buildings, including the recent mandate for single patient bedrooms in new hospitals.

“Roger’s experience, organizational skills, leadership, and depth of knowledge of the construction industry will help elevate us as a firm.” said Greg A. Chianis, AIA, Partner. “We are excited to have him as part of our team.”

Project Manager Becomes Registered Architect

September 12, 2019

Chianis + Anderson Architects, PLLC, is proud to announce Eric Allen Van Tassel, AIA, NCARB has passed the Architectural Registration Examination and is now a Registered Architect with licenses approved and pending in multiple states. In addition to registration and licensure, he has also achieved National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB) Certification and has been accepted as an Architect Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA). Mr. Van Tassel is an accomplished architectural project manager who has grown as a leader within Chianis + Anderson Architects and has demonstrated his ability to effectively organize and manage projects. His focus is design and project management for both renovation and new construction projects. Mr. Van Tassel oversees projects from design through construction and brings original ideas to his projects.

“It is always exciting to watch our staff grow and achieve these milestone professional goals,” said Todd J. Anderson, AIA, Partner.

Mr. Van Tassel joined Chianis + Anderson Architects as a Designer in 2006. He received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Roger Williams University.

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