Derek Ziemer is an architect practicing in New York City with nearly 10 years of experience in design and construction. With experience within large design firms as well as a solo practitioner, Derek has developed a specific skillset that is adaptable to unique project challenges and client needs. Derek views each project holistically, believing that design and construction should be given equal focus during a project lifetime; the two should be considered in parallel. Derek has experience in multiple building types with projects of varying scale and program, facilitating each from design development through construction management. Derek received his Bachelor of Architecture from Syracuse University and is a licensed architect in New York State. To further his professional skillset and enhance his impact on the built environment, Derek is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Real Estate Development from NYU’s Schack Institute of Real Estate.