Craig Nealy

Craig Nealy

New York, NY, US



Craig Nealy has practiced architecture since 1982.  Over the course of those years he has developed a refined, classic modern style with distinct references to East Asia.

After fourteen years at Kohn Pedersen Fox and two years at Peter Marino, Craig founded Dineen Nealy architects with Colleague Joan Dineen. In 2005, the firm became Craig Nealy Architects LLP.

CNA has focused on small based building projects and interiors for retail / hospitality / residential projects. They have assembled a group of distinguished clients and innovative retail projects worldwide.  including S.T. Dupont Paris, Saks Dubai Bridal, and various work for Sothebys, Vera Wang; Louis Vuitton, Luxottica, and Anne Klein.  Their most recent stores, Optx Rhode Island and Tulips India opened last year.

The firm has created three hotels under construction in India and designed a 10,000 square foot penthouse in South Bombay. Also in Bombay, CNA designed the retail atrium at the Grand Hyatt.

CNA has created residences at some of the most respected addresses in the world, including the Carlyle Hotel, the Beresford and  the Majestic in New York;  the Halekulani in Honolulu and the Imperial in Bombay; and are completing the residential spaces for the Shimmering Heights project in Cochin, India and the owner's penthouse at the Grand Hyatt Mumbai.



Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, MArch, M.Arch

Urban Design Studio with Colin Rowe.
Full Teaching Fellowhip

Sep 1980 - May 1981

Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, US, BArch, BArch

Major: Achitecture
Minor: fine art

Sep 1974 - May 1979


Visiting Artist American Academy in Rome, Grant


Fulbright-Hayes Scholarship to Italy, 1st Place


Teaching Fellowship, Cornell University, Award


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