About Us

Peter Ricci

Peter T. Ricci, AIA

 Peter T. Ricci has been a licensed architect since 1983 and has a vast experience in working on many types of projects.  Peter graduated from NJIT's School of Architecture with a Bachelor's degree and was proud to have served in the United States Army prior to that.  After working for a large corporate architectural firm for 22 years, Peter embarked on his own to begin his own firm.  He is also a licensed professional planner and a certified interior designer and is NCARB certified.  Along with running his business, Peter keeps busy by belonging to various organizations.  He is a past president (1989) of the American Institute of Architects of the Newark & Suburban Chapter of NJ Society of Architects and also a recipient of the Herman C. Litwack, FAIA Honor Award in 2003.  Peter is also a member of the West Essex Chamber of Commerce, the Rotary Club of West Orange, and is a Paul Harris Fellow. 

Susana Sequeira Tavera

Susana Sequeira Tavera, AIA

 Susana is a  graduate of New Jersey's School of Architecture at New Jersey Institute of Technology.  After receiving her Marketing Degree from Kean University, she went on to get her Master's in Architecture, doing so with honors.  While attending NJIT, Susana worked for various firms and gained experience on city residential projects and low income housing design projects.  She is a Board Member of the Kean University Alumni Association and enjoys volunteering her time in her community.  She is fluent in English, Portuguese, and Spanish.  Susana currently resides in Union, NJ with her husband and two daughters.

kseniya torres

Kseniya Torres

 Kseniya joined Arkitecture Plus as an intern while still pursuing her Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Infrastructure Planning at NJIT's School of Architecture. She previously studied Finance and Banking at Belarus State Economic University before moving to the United States. Kseniya graduated from NJIT in 2014 with an Academic Medal and was awarded an internship with City Hydroponics, LLC. She and her husband live in Verona, New Jersey with their cat where they both enjoy renovating their nearly 100 years old home. In her spare time, Kseniya loves practicing yoga, painting watercolors, and restoring old furniture.  She is fluent in English and Russian.




We are fully licensed in the following states:







New Hamsphire

New Jersey

New York


Rhode Island




We are members of the AIA (American Institute of Architects) of the Newark & Suburban Chapter of NJ Society of Architects , NCARB, & the Rotary Club of West Orange.