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Victoria Benatar is more than just an architect. With expertise in high-end architecture and interior design, Victoria Benatar Architecture transforms clients’ dream homes into a reality. The firm adds value to residences by creating homes that are well-balanced and tasteful.
Benatar is more about turning a client's vision into a reality rather than projecting her own style. Clients applaud her "effective use of space" and her collaborative proach working with vendors. She is said to improve the client's quality of life by closely analyzing their lifestyle patterns and preferences in order to create a design fitting for their needs
Benatar established her firm in 1983. She studied in her native Venezuela for her undergraduate degree and received a M.S. from Columbia University in architecture and urban design. Approximately 50% of her projects are residential commissions including complete apartment and building renovations. The other 50% are mainly hospitality & commercial projects, including, hotel architectural conceptualization and interior design, offices, restaurants and retail stores. The majority of Benatar's work takes place in New York, though her team has also completed projects in Florida and across the globe including Europe and South America.
Benatar takes on projects from single-room renovations to large-scale gut renovations above $5 million.. She offers full architecture projects, interior design projects and consultation services, as well as eco-friendly, LEED certified options.