For more than four decades, Spector Associates Architects has been providing creative design solutions for commercial, industrial, residential, and institutional clients throughout northern New Jersey.  We have a proven track record of fine quality buildings which have been successfully completed within our clients’ budgets.

Our professional staff offers a full range of services to guide your project through all phases of development, from conceptual design and site plan approval, through design development, construction documents, bidding, and construction.

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To expedite design services, we provide Computer Aided Design, including two and three-dimensional models, using state-of-the-art CAD software and hardware. 3D models are interactive allowing full visualization of the project.

To comply with clients’ construction costs and time constraints, we employ computer scheduling, cost analysis and value engineering to evaluate alternatives for cost savings before finalizing designs


Our staff prides itself on providing quality design services for our clients. Each design is carefully crafted to comply with our clients’ specific needs and budgets. Our many satisfied clients attest to the high quality of our architectural services.

Our green building consultants include experienced architects and engineers who include a variety of sustainable building elements in their designs, including proper solar orientation, passive solar, active solar photovoltaic and hot water systems, geothermal heating & cooling, energy conservation measures, and careful selection of green materials.

We are committed to reducing the carbon footprints of our buildings by limiting the use of  fossil fuels, and we urge our clients with existing buildings to reduce their use of fossil fuels by implementing energy conserving measures and converting to renewable energy systems.  If  they cannot totally reduce reliance on fossil fuels, we urge our clients to offset their remaining carbon footprints by purchasing Carbon Offsets from reputable non-profit organizations which invest in new solar and wind energy projects, such as:    and 


American Institute of Architects
N.J. Society of Architects
Architects League of Northern N.J.
American Solar Energy Society

Q U A L I F I C A T I O N      S U M M A R Y

ALAN SPECTOR , AIA,  Principal Architect

AIA, Registered Architect, Professional Planner; M. Arch. - Harvard University Graduate School of Design; B. Arch. - Columbia University School of Architecture.

Registration: Licensed Architect in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania; Qualifications Certified by National Council of Architectural Registration Boards; 30+ years professional experience. Licensed Professional Planner in New Jersey.

Awards: Sussex County Award for Outstanding Building of Year; Alumni Medal in Design, Columbia University; Merit Fellowship, Harvard University; William Kinne Fellows Fellowship.

Teaching: Assistant Professor, Orange County Community College; Director, Architectural School, Tunisia; in-training design critic, Columbia University.

Publications: Editorial Board and Contributor to “Architecture New Jersey” magazine.