rfa/design works
new york, ny 10014
t: 646-926-7460
f: 212-937-2245
Rodger Fairey - ArchitectRodger was born in New Zealand. In 1986 he gained a bachelor degree with honors in architecture from University of Auckland and in 1989 a masters of architecture from Harvard University. Rodger Fairey & Associates has had extensive experience in design work connected with the hospitality industry, restaurants and restaurant related entertainment design as well as high end medical office renovations, furniture, fixture and lighting design.

Some of his clients to date include:

renowned dermatologist DAVID COLBERT, MD, New York Dermatology Group. designing and supervising construction of the 11,000 sq adminstrative offices, treatment rooms and surgical suite. Ongoing consulting with NYDG and branding specialists for product development continues.

cosmetic dentist JEFF GOLUB EVANS. designing and managing the construction for New York Center for Cosmetic Dentistry's treatment rooms and offices.

comedy impresario CAROLINE HIRSCH. designing the multilevel 8000 sf times sq. restaurant and retail complex Comedy Nation. overseeing the construction for this multifaceted project. developing the unique furniture items to support the various concepts, along with complex audio-visual features such as interactive animated puppets, talking lobsters and peep shows. designing the interior architecture. managing an international and nationwide group of consultants and branding specialists.

restaurateur JACK O'BRIEN and GABRIELLE RANZATO. Salmon River restaurant, designing the interiors and overseeing the build out.

entrepreneur JP VAN LAERE. designing the interiors for his loft in chelsea and house on Fire Island.

fashion merchant WENDY LUBKIN. designing and supervising construction of all fixtures and furniture in their 7000 sq Ryebrook house.

Cinereach founder and visionary PHILIPP ENGELHORN. designing and supervising construction for the Cinereach film production offices.

Reality tv celebrity and Elle magazine fashion news director ANNE SLOWEY. designing a bathroom spa at her Sullivan county country house.

professional experience:

rockwell group
adam d tithany int.
greg jordan, inc.


master of architecture, Harvard University
bachelor of architecture with honors, University of Auckland

related experiences:

Assemblage. Cambridge, Mass.
Assistant to the editors, Cambridge, Mass.

Dagmar Richter Harvard University
Designer LA gateway competition

teaching experiences:

Dagmar Richter Harvard University
Teaching Assistant, 2 semesters

Kevin Kieran Harvard University
Teaching Assistant, 1 semester