- Celebrating 25 Years of Excellence -

Firm Profile

Founded in 1992, Cynthia Filkoff and Armand Di Biase established the firm in Bedford, New York providing outstanding quality custom residential design to discerning clients.

Today, Di Biase Filkoff Architects is widely recognized for creating gracious homes, award winning versatile design and proficiently collaborating with interior designers, landscape architects, artisans, and builders. 

Principals contribute in all phases of each project.  Projects range in scope from country estates with multiple outbuildings to corporate office buildings and master planning for academic alterations.


Cynthia Filkoff

Cynthia was raised in Connecticut and studied Liberal Arts in Santa Cruz California before earning her Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University in 1985.  She attended the prestigious Florence program and traveled extensively throughout Tuscany.  Cynthia apprenticed in a commercial architecture firm in New York City before gaining experience in modern and shingle style residential architecture at firms in Rye, NY and Greenwich, CT.  Cynthia is licensed to practice architecture in New York and Connecticut and is certified by the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards, is a member of the Bedford Historical Society, Bedford Village Business Association and the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art.

She and Armand live in Pound Ridge, New York and spend summers in Old Lyme, CT with their two sons.

(914) 234-7014 ext. 102                                                                                                                                                                                       cfilkoff@dibiasefilkoff.com

 

Armand Di Biase

Armand is a lifetime resident of Westchester County.  He studied architecture in Washington, DC before earning his Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University in 1982.  He began his career working in commercial architecture where over 12 years he developed expertise in site evaluation, zoning analysis and site design; working with Government and Community Agencies.  Armand is a longstanding member of the American Institute of Architects and led the team for the 2017 Westchester AIA Award.  Armand is licensed to practice architecture in New York, Connecticut, Florida and South Carolina and is certified by the National Council of Architecture Registration Boards.  He is a member of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art and an accomplished bass guitarist.

(914) 234-7014 ext. 103                                                                                                                                                                                    adibiase@dibiasefilkoff.com

 

Shanna Benjamin

Shanna is a registered architect in the state of Connecticut and an architect member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art (ICAA), and is certified with the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards (NCARB).  She earned her Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch) from the Syracuse University School of Architecture and studied in the semester abroad program at the satellite campus in Florence, Italy.  Shanna is a member of the Danbury Symphony Orchestra and volunteers as a violinist, performing concerts for the community year-round.  Shanna lives in Danbury, CT with her husband, a fellow architect and college sweetheart, and enjoys renovating their home, spending time with family and friends, and traveling the world.

(914) 234-7014 ext. 105                                                                                                                                                                                             sb@dibiasefilkoff.com 

 

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