Rob Sanders is a registered architect in the states of Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts with N.C.A.R.B. certification. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from Cornell University in 1981, and has undertaken additional studies at The Graduate School of Design at Harvard University. A longtime resident of Wilton, Connecticut, he is a graduate of Wilton High School. He founded Rob Sanders Architects LLC in 2003.
Mr. Sanders is a member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA), AIA Connecticut, and the Connecticut Trust for Historic Preservation. Licensed since 1984, his experience includes a 22-year association with Faesy & Sanders Architects, including 15 as Principal. Before that, he worked at Perkins and Will in Washington, DC.
An active member of the AIA and Connecticut AIA, Mr. Sanders is involved in a number of civic organizations as well. He currently serves on Wilton’s Council of Public Facilities. Ogden House, a HUD subsidized housing facility in Wilton, has counted Mr. Sanders as a board member since 1998. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Gamma Chapterhouse Association at Cornell University.
Mr. Sanders led the Wilton Conservation Commission for six years as Chair during his ten-year service. He is currently Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the historic Norfield Congregational Church in Weston, and has also chaired their Music Committee. In addition, he has also served as past Board President of the Wilton Arts Council, and as a trustee of the Wilton Congregational Church.
Other interests include travel, gallery and museum visits, sailing, gardening, music, and home renovation. He lives in a renovated 1880’s barn with his wife Allison and son Ian.