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With 33+ years of experience in the development and architecture business, dra has a broad knowledge of the complexities of the development industry and its need for design solutions that inspire sales and touch the hearts of the residents who live in them.
dra strives to create recognizable and memorable commercial neighborhood centers that evoke the qualities and histories of the places they reside in and integrate design principles of the past with the needs of the 21st century.
With careful consideration and research of the area’s architectural history, dra develops a design solution that leverages the greatest opportunities and assets of the site to create a viable and vibrant environment for a sustainable community.
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dra is delighted to announce that Safelite AutoGlass in Latham has been chosen by the Colonie Chamber of Commerce as one of four finalists for a Beautification Achievement Award in the category of New Construction. The Town of Colonie Community Beautification Achievement Awards were created in an effort to enhance the quality of life in Colonie and […]
Check out the latest issue of Interior Design Magazine’s Best in Design Issue, which includes The Adelphi Hotel. dra was the architect hired by the owners to redesign the existing historic Victorian hotel.
dra designs communities that evoke emotions and inspire a sense of place.
Dominick Ranieri Architect, P.C. was established in 1996 as a traditional style architectural firm focused on the design of new urban communities, including commercial, retail, and residential architecture.
With 30+ years in the development and architecture business, Dominick Ranieri has a broad knowledge of the complexities of the development industry and its need for quality land planning and building design solutions. He has a passionate love of beauty. His special talents for sculpture, painting and pencil drawings has provided him the unique ability to instantaneously express for clients his design concepts or a building’s decorative elements and its interior design while sitting with them.Dominick Ranieri, Principal Architect
Allison Machnick studied at the Sage College of Albany where she received a Bachelor’s of Fine Art’s Degree with a discipline in Interior Design in 2012. She’s a member of International Interior Design Association (IIDA) local chapter in Albany, New York. Allison began her career with dra in 2011 as an intern developing renderings, 3D models and CAD drafting. Throughout the years Allison’s talents and skills have flourished and she is the current Director of Interior Design for dra.Allison Parkes Machnick, IIDA, NCIDQ Interior Designer