Ed Swaby has designed for clients in White Plains, Eastchester, New Rochelle, Scarsdale, Greenburgh, Harrison, Hartsdale, Hawthorne, Mt. Vernon, Mt. Pleasant, Peekskill, Rye, Sleepy Hollow, New Castle, Mamaroneck, and North Castle. Ed also wishes to design for clients in Chappaqua, Pleasantville, Salem, North Salem, and in Greenwich, Connecticut.



Architectural Qualifications

  • Mr. Swaby tested in the top 1% in visualization. This helps him to maximize space.
  • An architect who has been in business for 30 years does your designs, not an apprentice learning how to become an architect as in most firms.
  • Ed Swaby graduated from Sleepy Hollow HS and Syracuse University School of Architecture.
  • Ed Swaby paints portraits, landscapes and still like compositions in oils and water colors and takes art clases at the Westchester Art Center located below the Westchester County Center.


Westchester County New York Architect

Edward G. Swaby, Registered Westchester County New York Architect, graduated from Syracuse University School of Architecture with B.A. Architecture in 1972. When he scored in the top 1% of visualization in junior high school on an aptitude test his guidance counselor suggested he consider architecture as a profession. He passed his New York State Licensing exam on the first attempt and received his New York Architect State License to practice Architecture in 1976.  He worked as a facilities planner for Burlington Industries. He was designer for Copeland Novak & Simmons and for Rose Beaton & Rose. Mr. Swaby worked as a project manager for Creative Designs International and for Descon Interiors before starting his own practice in October 1985. He specializes in residential additions, new homes, multiple dwellings and small commercial alterations such as restaurants, stores and offices.

He worked as a New York State Codes Specialist for New York State Department in 1997 in the Peekskill Regional Office writing variances and answering technical Code questions.  He worked for a local municipality in Westchester County as a building inspector in 1998 and 1999.

He resumed his full-time practice in 2000. He is also licensed to practice architecture in Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Florida. He is a member of the National Council of Architecture Review Boards (NCARB). He became NYS Building Code Certified in 1996, was certified again in 2003 for the International Code, and graduated from the 2006 Update class. Mr. Swaby regularly takes Codes courses, has created and taught NYS Codes Courses for Marzano Engineering.

Contact Ed Swaby today for an experienced New York Architect.