Richard N. Wies, AIA


Rick Wies is Director of Design and a founding partner of Gregg Wies & Gardner Architects, a private practice founded in 1986 in New Haven, CT. Rick’s design projects range from residential, academic, religious, cultural, and athletic facilities to major public institutions and incorporate new construction, adaptive reuse and historic preservation. A sample of his institutional and commercial work projects include Yale’s British Art Museum, Long Wharf Theatre and the Connecticut Tennis Center. Recognized for his expertise and appreciation for historic preservation he has led the firm’s work on a diverse collection of iconic structures for municipalities, universities, religious congregations and private owners, highlights of which include New Haven’s Canal Dock Boathouse, renovations to Yale’s Harkness Tower, Yale Beinecke Rare Book Library, the Center Church on the Green, and several lighthouses. His projects have received numerous awards for historic preservation and new construction, highlights of which include New Haven’s Canal Dock Boathouse, a private New Haven residence, and Center Church on the Green Parish House in New Haven.

American Institute of Architects; Member

CT Trust for Historic Preservation; Board of Directors, Past Board VP and Chair of Historic Buildings & Easements Committee

New Haven Arts Council; Board of Directors, Past President of the Board

Schooner Inc.; Past President of the Board