Company Profile

The Ives Architecture Studio has provided  architectural & planning services throughout the NY & NJ metro area for more than 30 years.

We are a diversified Fair Lawn, NJ based  firm founded by Joel Ives, AIA, PP, NCARB.  We design new buildings, renovations, historic restorations,  architectural & interior design for: education, healthcare, retail, industrial, religious, office, transportation and residential properties.


  • Awards
    The Ives Architecture Studio and, other architectural firms founded by Joel Ives, The Ives Group and IS&L,  have been honored with many awards since...
  • Competitions
    TIAS has competed in competitions ranging from restorations to large scale developments.  While talent in these is incredibly deep, we are extremely proud...

What You Can Expect from us


Initial design & program development

We’ll meet with you to examine your site  so that we better understand your goals and work with you to develop your program and “wish list.”  If necessary, we will bring your project to muncipal Zoning and Planning Boards.


Precise construction

Through development of computerized “CADD” drawings and written specifications, we’ll communicate your design to the contractor and sub contractors with precise and detailed documentation.


Bid Review and Cost Analysis

We’ll guide and facilitate the bidding process to identify contractors, to analyse the bids and, help get you the best value for your money.


Construction Administration

We provide a comprehensive presence at the job site to clarify  issues with the building process, answer questions from the contractor, and to insure compliance with the design and program.