STEPHEN J. MAFFEI

Principal

Stephen J. Maffei, founder and owner of Abitare Design Studio, currently serves as Company President and Principal Designer. Stephen holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Drexel University and is an associate member of the American Institute of Architects, a member of the International Code Council, and the Building Industry of Philadelphia. Stephen’s qualifications include over 20 years of experience in residential design, custom interiors, urban planning, development, design-build, and a strong background in commercial and retail design. Stephen is well versed in the latest ideas and industry trends and collaborates closely with clients to ensure successful delivery of projects. Stephen’s roots are in South Philly where he often spends time with family when he’s not at home with his dog Hudson.

LIVING SPACES

Abitare Design Studio brings a holistic approach to projects, blending impactful aesthetics with functional design to create innovative projects that enhance the human experience. No matter the size or scale of a project, Abitare prides itself on the level of detail we put into the planning and documentation to facilitate a smooth permitting and construction process. We work closely with our clients to ensure their expectations are met if not exceeded.

AWARDS

William Penn Award of Excellence: Townhome of the Year 2008

BIA Voice: Member Spotlight Summer 2009

ATAS International Award: Residential Townhome Façade 2017

SERVICES

  • Zoning Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Site Planning
  • Space Planning
  • Architectural Design
  • Construction Documents & Specifications
  • Construction Permitting
  • Building Permit Escalation
  • Engineering Services & Coordination
  • Interior Design
  • Millwork & Cabinetry Design
  • Interior Finish Selection
  • Construction Administration
  • Design + Build
  • Shop Drawing Review
  • 3D Renderings
  • Historical / Neighborhood Presentations
  • Modeling

LIVING SPACES

Abitare Design Studio brings a holistic approach to projects, blending impactful aesthetics with functional design to create innovative projects that enhance the human experience. No matter the size or scale of a project, Abitare prides itself on the level of detail we put into the planning and documentation to facilitate a smooth permitting and construction process. We work closely with our clients to ensure their expectations are met if not exceeded.

AWARDS

William Penn Award of Excellence: Townhome of the Year 2008

BIA Voice: Member Spotlight Summer 2009

ATAS International Award: Residential Townhome Façade 2017

SERVICES

  • Zoning Analysis
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Site Planning
  • Space Planning
  • Architectural Design
  • Construction Documents & Specifications
  • Construction Permitting
  • Building Permit Escalation
  • Engineering Services & Coordination
  • Interior Design
  • Millwork & Cabinetry Design
  • Interior Finish Selection
  • Construction Administration
  • Design + Build
  • Shop Drawing Review
  • 3D Renderings
  • Historical / Neighborhood Presentations
  • Modeling

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