Daniel Kaplan, RA, AIA - Principal
Dan was born in Park Slope, Brooklyn, and grew up watching Matt renovate the neighborhood and beyond. With a background in art and art history, and a lot of international travel, he returned to school for a Masters in Architecture, after a career in web and graphic design.
Dan has worked on numerous renovations and new construction, for a multitude of programs and uses. He was the job captain for a new public school in the Bronx, landscape design for several schools in NYC, a renovation of Terminal A at Newark airport, a new office building in landmarked Soho, and numerous housing and school projects throughout the boroughs. Additionally, he has also spent many years working on renovations and new construction of both townhouses and free-standing residences, apartments, and offices, throughout the boroughs, Long Island, and New Jersey.
Partner - Bowerbird Architects, Park Slope, Brooklyn
Job Captain - RKT&B Architects, NYC, NY
Intern Architect - Murdock Young Architects, NYC, NY
Intern Architect - Wood and Zapata Architects, NYC, NY
Masters of Architecture, Rhode Island School of Design
Carole Twitmyer- Associate
Carole is an experienced Architectural Designer in the architecture & urban design industry. Carole has worked in various parts of design-related fields, including Mixed-use, New Town Design and Adaptive Reuse, Commercial, and Residential.
Senior Project Manager - Bowerbird Architects - Since 2017
Sr Architectural Designer - The Saladino Group
Director of Urban Design - Humphreys & Partners Architects
Director of Urban Design - Merriman Associates/Architects, Inc.
Architectural Intern - Company NameDSGN associates
Senior Project Architect / Designer III - Johnson Twitmyer JV
Master of Architecture (MArch) with a Certificate in Urban Design focused in architecture and Urban Design from The University of Texas at Austin
Gerardo Delgadillo - Junior Architect
Gerardo received his Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Miami where he was a Teaching Assistant and involved in a variety of projects in the South Florida community.
Junior Architect - Bowerbird Architects - Since 2018
Architectural Designer - Studio Miami
Architectural Intern - Cúre & Penabad
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Miami
Ruchika Shah - Junior Architect
Ruchika was born in Mumbai, India where she began her career in Architecture. She obtained her bachelors degree in Mumbai and then worked in a multi-disciplinary firm for two years after which she decided to return to College. Ruchika then did her masters in Interior Architecture with a focus on Adaptive Reuse at Rhode Island School of Design. Over the span of the years, she's had the opportunity to work on architecture, interiors, set design as well as furniture design.
Junior Architect - Bowerbird Architects - Since 2019
Masters in Interior Architecture with a focus on Adaptive Reuse at Rhode Island School of Design; Providence, RI
Architectural Designer at Rooshad Shroff A + D; Mumbai
Architectural Intern at The Architectural Coner; Mumbai
Bachelors of Architecture, Kamla Raheja Vidhyanidhi Institute of Architecture, Mumbai
Job Captian/Consultant - Bowerbird Architects - Since 2014
Bachelor of Architecture, Pratt Institute
Matthew Kaplan, RA - Partner Emeritus
Matthew Kaplan was educated at the University of Pennsylvania under the tutelage of Louis Kahn, Robert Venturi, Robert Geddes, and Aldo Giurgola, among many other outstanding faculty members of the time. After working in Hartford, Connecticut, becoming the head architect on underwater archaeology digs in Cyprus and Turkey, working for an architect in Tel Aviv, Israel, and various firms in NYC, Matthew settled in Park Slope, Brooklyn in 1972.
Between 1975 and 1995 he established himself in architectural partnerships and then decided to strike out on his own. His own work has varied from entire apartment buildings, to renovations of townhouse apartments, total gut renovations of houses and yards, to retail stores, bakeries, and doctor's offices. Now working with his son Dan, Matthew's career has become a collaboration, imparting his wisdom from experience, and drawing from the technological innovations of a new generation of architects.
Partner Emeritus - Bowerbird Architects, Park Slope, Brooklyn
Owner - Matthew L Kaplan Architect Park Slope, Brooklyn
Partner - Kaplan/Price Associates Architects, Park Slope, Brooklyn
Partner - Einhorn & Kaplan Associates Architects, Park Slope, Brooklyn
Associate - Smotrich & Platt Architects, NYC, NY
Head Architect of Underwater Archaeology in Turkey and Cyprus - University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Pennsylvania
All photography, except "Gardens and Yards," "The Bridge," and "Gramercy Dental," by Matthew Williams