President and Director of Design, Bostwick Design Partnership
Robert Lewis Bostwick
Robert Lewis Bostwick, AIA, is President and Director of Design at Bostwick Design Partnership, an Ohio-based architecture firm with offices in Cleveland, OH, Erie, PA, and Fort Lauderdale, FL. The firm specializes in the design of medical, educational, and library projects, creating facilities having a fine sense of detail and a unique identity. Robert is responsible for establishing the firm’s design direction and setting overall firm strategy. His firm emphasizes continuous innovation in design and project delivery, and is pioneering innovative methods of architect-led project team alignment to achieve superior project outcomes. He demonstrates the effectiveness of commitment-based teaming and highlights the architect as the most capable professional to develop true collaboration among everyone on the project.
Robert regularly consults with owners and contractors to cultivate progressive, team-based collaborative approaches to project execution. Advocating for improved outcomes through advanced design service models, Robert shares his knowledge and ideas at major conferences, including the AIA, the Construction Owners Association of America, SCUP, the American Hospital Association and the Design and Health World Congress. He demonstrates the effectiveness of systematic team development, and highlights the architect as the most capable professional to promote true collaboration among everyone on the project. Before establishing Bostwick Design Partnership, Robert was a Senior Associate with Cesar Pelli in New Haven, Connecticut. Robert received his Master of Architecture degree from Yale University and his Bachelor of Arts from Bucknell University. While at Yale he was Associate Editor of Perspecta 24, Yale’s journal of architecture.