Seelan Pather, LEED AP
Seelan Pather has spent the last 13 years of his career working in Connecticut and New York State as a Project Architect on various building typologies with an emphasis on multi-family housing. His experience began at the firm of Do H Chung and Partners. The projects he collaborated on, or managed during this period include The Darien Theatre (Collins Enterprises), The Apartments at Haverstraw Harbors (Ginsburg Development), The Townhouses at 442 Main Avenue (Seligson Properties), Mill River House Apartments (Stillwater Investments) and The Apartments at Maple Tree Avenue (RMS Companies).
Seelan joined Beinfield Architecture in 2005 and has worked on the firm's diverse portfolio. He has collaborated on award winning single family homes and was the Project Architect for the Volo Aviation Private Jet Terminal which was awarded the 2010 AIA Connecticut award for Design Excellence. He manages the multi-family planning and construction projects at Beinfield Architecture which include the recently completed Novella, a 140 unit apartment complex in New Haven, The Corsair, a 235 unit apartment complex in New Haven and Ironworks, a 108 unit and 20,000 sf retail mixed use building in Norwalk. The Ironworks project was awarded the 2015 AIA Connecticut award for Design Excellence. Seelan is one of the region's leading experts in midrise wood residential construction. He has a thorough working knowledge of code compliance issues, building systems, and sustainable design strategies.
Seelan was named Principal at Beinfield Architecture in 2011. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture Degree and Post Graduate Diploma in Architecture from The University of Natal, South Africa. Before arriving in Connecticut, Seelan worked as an Architect in both South Africa and The United Kingdom.