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Rene Robert Mueller Architect/Planner, a full-service architectural firm based in Riverdale NY, was founded in 1988 by Principal Rene Robert Mueller, AIA / NCARB / HTL / LEED AP. Born in Frauenfeld, Switzerland (northwest of Zürich), he strives to bring Swiss discipline to each and every project. Mr. Mueller’s professional experience spans more than 30 years in Switzerland and the United States and includes architectural design, construction documentation, sustainable site and master planning, renovation and construction supervision, zoning analysis and agency approvals. This expertise positions Rene Robert Mueller Architect/Planner to address the requirements of a broad spectrum of project types.

The award-winning firm has enjoyed an expanding practice with a sound reputation, providing creative client- and environmentally-sensitive designs for new and renovated custom residential, institutional and commercial projects. The company’s philosophy is simply superior quality design: creative, resourceful, responsive design that blends sophisticated Swiss precision with American innovation. His distinctive style infuses every project. Mr. Mueller is noted for his use of vaulted spaces that maximize and enhance the visual connections between interiors and outdoor views/landscapes.

AWARDS
AIA RECOGNITION AWARD 2009
Croton On Hudson Estate
RECENT PRESS
The Retreat wins best New Construction category in Westchester Home magazine's Home Design Awards
Luxury Home Quarterly feature profile on the firm
The Jounal News article on the Stadium Restuarant project
The Riverdale Press recent profile of our firm
The Riverdale Press 2009 article featuring the Croton On Hudson Estate project
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…Mr. Mueller's distinctive style infuses every project with creative, resourceful & responsive design

Rene Robert Mueller is Principal of Rene Robert Mueller Architect/Planner in Riverdale, New York, founded in 1988. Rene was born in Switzerland in 1953 and grew up in Frauenfeld and Zürich.

In his 30+year career he has worked on prestigious assignments with reputable clientele such as the Building Commission of the Archdiocese of New York. He is known for both new construction and historical restoration for a wide range of residential, commercial, resort, institutional, multifamily and estate projects.

He is licensed and certified in NY, NJ, CT, FL, IL and VT, MD and DE is a member of the AIA (American Institute of Architects), and the NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards), and has been awarded the LEED AP (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design-Accredited Professional) credential by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

He received a Bachelors’ degree (HTL-Hoehere Technische Lehre) in Architecture and Engineering from the Abend Technikum Zürich in 1978. While attending ATZ he worked with the esteemed architectural and historical preservation firm German & Stulz in Zürich. There he helped plan the renovation of Zürich’s landmark St. Peter’s Cathedral.

Rene relocated to California in 1978 and worked with Sandy & Babcock (now SB Architects), a high- profile residential architectural firm where he helped plan the well-known Kiawah Island Windswept in South Carolina, among other projects.

EDUCATION
Bachelor of Architecture and Engineering (HTL) from the Abend Technikum Zürich (ATZ) for Architects and Engineers, Zürich, Switzerland
PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATION/AFFILIATION
AIA — Member of AIA (The American Institute of Architects)
NCARB — Licensed & certified Architect in USA by NCARB (National Council of Architectural Registration Boards)
HTL — Licensed & certified Architect in Switzerland by HTL (Hoehere Technische Lehranstalt)
LEED AP — Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design - Accredited Professional by U.S. Green Building Council
Licensed & certified Architect in New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Florida, Illinois and Vermont
PREVIOUS ARCHITECTURAL EXPERIENCE
Peter German & George Stulz (SIA) Architects, Zürich, Switzerland
Donald Sandy & James Babcock (AIA) Architects, San Francisco, California
CONTACT US
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Rene R. Mueller Architect, R.A. Architect | Planner
Rene Robert Mueller, Principal
5774 Mosholu Avenue
Unit #1
Bronx NY 10471
Ph. 718-432-2510
Fax 718.432.2512

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