firm profile

Established by Terry Kleinberg in 1989, Terry Kleinberg – Architect has offered creative solutions to a variety of design problems for more than two decades. Rather than implement a one-size-fits-all design philosophy, the firm responds to the requirements of each client with a unique solution and a high level of personal service, while always respecting budget and other practical constraints. Whether a corporate office, restaurant, or residential renovation, the work of Terry Kleinberg – Architect is distinguished by its clean lines, attention to detail and commitment to quality.

Before founding her own firm, Ms. Kleinberg worked for a number of prestigious architectural firms, including Johnson/Burgee, Attia & Perkins, Emilio Ambasz & Associates, and Buck/Cane Architects. Her experience ranges from large-scale office building projects to a museum addition and the design and detailing of a performing arts theater.

She received her B.A. from Wesleyan University where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with Honors in Art History, and her M.Arch from Princeton University where she completed a Masters thesis under Michael Graves. She also studied with Diana Agrest and Rafael Moneo during a year-long internship at the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies.

Since 1991, Ms. Kleinberg has taught Commercial and Residential Design to undergraduate and graduate students at the New York School of Interior Design where she served as the faculty representative to the Board of Trustees from 2007–2013. In 2012 she received the William Breger Faculty Achievement Award for excellence in teaching and dedicated service to the college.

Ms. Kleinberg is a registered Architect in NY State and has been certified as a GREEN Accredited Professional by the Sustainable Furnishings Council.