Chair/Founder | Spagnolo Gisness & Associates


Al Spagnolo


Al founded SGA in 1991 and has influenced the firm's growth over the past three decades. With studios in New York City and Boston, SGA serves a broad spectrum of clientele. Key market sectors include life sciences, large scaled urban mixed-use, high ed, commercial, residential and corporate interiors. SGA is an award winning practice and is also recognized as one of the Nation's most technologically advanced architecture firms. Al Spagnolo is a trustee at Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston and serves on the Academic Affairs Committee. In addition, Al is a faculty member at WIT and leads a course on Virtual Design and Construction and the Dashboard. The course focuses on new technologies and tools and emphasizes the importance of platforms such as VDC as means to elevate the role of the Architect in project delivery. Al volunteers at and supports numerous non-profits including MGH and St. Anthony's Shrine.