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Robert Mittelstadt Architect is a sole proprietorship with offices in San Francisco and New York. The firm provides a full range of architectural services, including design, production, and construction administration. Capabilities also include programming, feasibility study, project budgeting, interior design, space planning, furniture and lighting design.

The firm was established with the winning of the Fremont Civic Center International Architectural Competition, having been awarded the commission to design and oversee the construction of the City Hall, Police Headquarters and the connecting plaza.

Major works in addition to the Fremont Civic Center include the Cantor Rodin Sculpture Garden at Stanford University and the design of Hawthorne Plaza, a 20-story office building in downtown San Francisco. Professional architectural registration is held in California, the District of Columbia, New Jersey, New York, and Washington. 

Recent work includes several waterfront houses in California and Massachusetts, residential renovations and additions, and collaboration on urban design projects in San Francisco as a member of RENEWSF, a community-based advocacy group.

Mr. Mittelstadt received a Bachelor of Arts degree in architecture cum laude from the University of Minnesota, a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University, and the Rome Prize Fellowship at the American Academy In Rome. He interned in the offices of Leonard Parker, Harry Weese, Eero Saarinen, Paul Rudolph, and The Architects Collaborative. In mid-career he was employed as Senior Vice President and Director of Design in the Washington D.C. office of Hellmuth, Obata, & Kassabaum and was Design Director in the New York office of Gensler & Associates.

He taught architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, at Cal Poly Pomona, where he was Professor and Chair of the Department of Architecture, and at Stanford University, where he was Associate Professor and Director of the Stanford Academic Program in Architecture. He was Lecturer at The Catholic University in Washington D.C. and at Columbia University in New York.

His work has been published in the AIA Journal, Architectural Record, Interiors, Architecture & Urbanism, Archetype, Arquitectura, Architectural Forum, and Global Architecture. His work has been exhibited at the San Francisco Museum of Art, the San Jose Museum of Art, The San Diego Museum of Art, and the Architectural League of New York.