Nicole Hollant-Denis, AIA – Partner
Nicole Hollant-Denis, Partner and Owner of Aarris Architects and Associates, is an award winning designer practicing as a licensed architect in New York City. In her 20 + years of practice, Ms. Hollant-Denis has orchestrated the completion of a variety of developments and building types. She has received recognition for museum design, and educational projects.
Noteworthy designs include Met Life 5 Avenue and 16 Street offices in, NY, Beautification of the Van Wyck Expressway, and the African Burial Ground National Monument, NY, NY. Aarris Architects and Associates, dba for Aarris Atepa Architects, LLC, has also been named Associate Architect for the Columbia Business School (CBS) at Columbia University in collaboration with Diller Scofidio + Renfro, (DSRNY), Design Architects and FxFowle, Architect of Record.
As a strong proponent of property ownership and development, Ms. Hollant-Denis has earned a Master's Degree in Design Studies, concentration in Urban Planning Real Estate Financing, from Harvard University.
Ms. Hollant-Denis was also a finalist in a housing competition after the 1/11/10 earthquake in Haiti. Her designed was a finalist and was noted for its simple and elegant form. The Haiti House for Life, effectionately called the "S"Wall is being built in Port-au-Prince as a client's home.
Other notable projects include, Port Authority of NY and NJ, Airtrain LIRR Jamaica Station: Jamaica NY Partial conservation and preservation of existing Long Island Rail Road Building to accommodate the installation of a new canopy at Air Train connection to airports. Another related project included 6 Miles of roadway and bridge beautification including street signs, street lights, banners, hard-scape, and custom panel fencing between the new Jamaica Air Train Terminal and Belt Parkway Interchange at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Residential, Columbia University, New York, NY.