Joseph G. Costa

Joseph G. Costa



“In every educational project we undertake, all design decisions are focused on how to improve the experience of students and faculty each day. Our schools provide settings and environments where they can do their best and concentrate their efforts on learning and teaching. Creative problem-solving and enabling success is fundamental to our mission.”

An innovative thinker and problem solver, Joe is known for creating sustainable, light-filled, and award-winning educational facilities. Committed to primary and secondary education design with more than 30 years of practical expertise, Joe’s portfolio of work includes diverse K-12 facilities for both urban and suburban communities and student populations of varying sizes, as well as district-wide studies, campus master plans, specialty academies, magnet schools, and regional vocational and technical high school projects. In addition to his extensive educational work, Joe boasts project management experience in corporate, industrial, and justice architecture. Outside of his design work, he provides consultation to building committees and volunteers his time to several organizations addressing food allergy legislation.

Our Perkins Eastman

An established leader in primary and secondary education design in the firm’s Stamford studio, Joe is often recognized for his collaborative approach in tackling complex site issues while seamlessly and effectively working with school districts, administrators, and a variety of community stakeholders.


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  • +1 (203) 621-1526
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  • Education

  • Syracuse University, B.Arch
  • Associations

  • American Institute of Architects