Andre DeBar

Andre DeBar


Principal Architect


Master of Architecture, Yale University | 1990

B.S. in Architecture, University of Virginia | 1987


Sowinski Sullivan, PC | Principal Architect | 2017 – Present

Opsis Architecture | Senior Associate—Project Manager | 2014 – 2017

Earth Advantage, Inc.,  | Commercial Program Manager  | 2012 – 2014

DeBar Architecture LLC | Principal  | 2004 – 2013

Opsis Architecture | Senior Associate—Project Architect  | 2001 – 2004

TVA Architects Inc.,  | Senior Associate—Project Architect  | 1996 – 2001

Soderstrom Architects | Project Manager | 1994 – 1996

Gregory Acker Architect PC | Project Designer  | 1992 – 1994


Registered Architect: OR

Member, Metropolitan Railway Club of NY


Andre DeBar is a Principal Architect at Sowinski Sullivan. He is an alumnus of the University of Virginia and Yale University and is a LEED Accredited Professional. In his almost 30 years of experience, he has worked on a wide range of projects from institutional, commercial, governmental, and residential to complex mixed-use high-rises and institutional master plans. He has also worked in all phases of planning, design, and construction from master planning, programming, and predesign work through construction administration and project closeout. His expertise includes managing and coordinating project teams with a problem-solving and personable demeanor, refining designs to enhance aesthetic integrity while also achieving cost-effective results that meet the clients' requirements, and having a thorough knowledge of sustainable design and construction practices. He is a member of the firm's Quality Assurance Committee and a technical advisor.