Scott Phillips

Scott Phillips

New Canaan, CT, US



 An architect with an extensive portfolio of built works in the public and private sectors.


Projects have garnered numerous design and sustainable building awards, starting with an Emerging Voices selection by the Architectural League of New York in 1993 and including an AIA Tampa Bay Chapter Award for the Stetson University Center.  Design work has also been published in over a dozen periodicals and books and exhibited frequently in New York City and Connecticut. 

Areas of expertise include higher education, K-12 schools, affordable multi-family housing, commercial office buildings and interiors, and high-end residential.



Gelfand Partners Architects, San Francisco, CA, US, Principal

Principal-In-Charge of Design Revisions and Construction Administration of the $50 million conversion of the downtown YMCA in San Francisco to the Kelly Cullen Community, comprised of 174 units of affordable housing, a health clinic and multi-use facilities.

Sep 2009 - Feb 2012

Phillips Gelfand Architects, New York, NY, US, Partner

Built works included retail, commercial office space and residential renovations and additions.
Un-built projects included the conversion of Bayley Seton Hospital in Staten Island to housing for the Salvation Army and the Windermere Island Beach Club.

Jan 2004 - Jan 2010

Deamer + Phillips Architecture, New York, NY, US, Partner

Built work included the Stetson University Center in Celebration, FL, the Hill House Connection at Yale University, numerous high-end residential houses and apartments, and retail and commercial office spaces

Jan 1987 - Dec 2003


University of Washington, Seattle, WA, US, MArch, Architecture

Sep 1973 - Mar 1977

Trinity College, Hartford, CT, US, Bachelors, Liberal Arts

Sep 1967 - May 1971


AIA Honor Award for Architecture, Award

Tampa Bay Chapter
Stetson University Center


Emerging Voices, Architectural League of New York, Award


AIA Interior Award, Award

Oliver Residence


Areas of Specialization