Master of Architecture, Pratt Institute, New York, 1967
Bachelor of Architecture, University of Kansas, 1966


Registered Architect: New York (1970), New Jersey (1973), Connecticut (1980)


American Institute of Architects

Associations with other architects, Special Projects:

Office of Kenneth R. Nadler Consulting, LLC, Mt. Kisco, New York
Office of Ada Karmi-Melamede, Architects, Jerusalem, Israel
Moshe Safdie and Associates, Jerusalem, Israel
Bernard A Marson, New York, New York
Eliot Noyes & Associates, Architects, New Canaan, Connecticut


Owner/Principal: Howard Cohen AIA Architect, 1979-present

Architect, architect/construction manager, special architectural consultant, construction manager and contractor.

Owner/Founder: Design Crafters, 1983-1992

Design and building services

Ginsberg Development Corporation, 1976-1979

Partner in charge of design and production


  • Walden Wood: 116-unit luxury townhouse condominium in Dobbs Ferry, New York
  • The Fountainhead: 107-unit luxury cooperative in Scarsdale, New York
  • Boulder Ridge Office Park/Condominium: Master Plan for 50-acre office park, later modified for premium townhouse development, in Greenburgh, New York

Moshe Safdie Architects, Ltd., 1974-1976

Senior Project Architect


  • Institute for Desert Research at the Sdeh Boker, Israel: Plan included Ben Gurion
  • Research Institute and Archives (a presidential library), the Institute of Desert
  • Research, as well as university housing and community facilities for 500 families.
  • Plan emphasized desert architecture that incorporated utilization of solar energy.
  • Hosh Complex Restoration/renovation of ancient housing complex in the Old City
  • of Jerusalem: Design and contract documents. Project received Rechter Prize for
  • Architecture, 1982

Projects: 1966-1973

Ada Karmi-Melamede, Architects
Con Edison Waterside I and II plan/studies: Redevelopment plans, economic and market research for Con Ed power plant site on the east side of Manhattan. Plans included complete replacement of steam and electric generation and switching stations. Studies also included possible overbuilding of site for mixed use development for housing, commercial and recreation. Funded by a grant from the Con Edison Company of New York.

Eliot Noyes & Associates, Architects
United Nations Pavilion, Expo 67, Montreal Canada