Verderame | Cale architecture pllc is an award-winning, full-service, boutique Architecture and Interior Design Firm dedicated to creating thoughtful, inspiring, and creative environments that reflect and support our clients’ unique goals and corporate identities. The client experience is always at the heart of every design project, and we pride ourselves in being trusted advisors to each of our clients.

A Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE), the firm is led by founding Principal Deborah Verderame, AIA, ASID, LEED AP and Principal Elvis Cale, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB. With over 27 years in the industry, Deborah brings a wealth of experience in providing clients with personalized professional service through all aspects of the design process. Elvis’ vast architectural expertise allows him to lead each project on a both a creative and technical level from inception to completion. Together, they have cultivated a diverse team of talented design professionals who collaborate with the Principals to bring creativity and excellence to each project.

As a boutique design firm, each project is overseen by the firm’s Principals, who work closely with the design team to ensure excellence, completeness, and timeliness of all work. Collectively, we are valued by our clients and known in the industry for our integrity and responsiveness - for the attentiveness to which we listen, the clarity with which we communicate, and for our ability to deliver results that meet our clients’ directives and our own high standards.

Our history

Deborah Verderame, AIA, ASID, LEED AP

The firm’s founding principal, Deborah Verderame, AIA, ASID, LEED AP former owner of Verderame Architecture & Interior Design, PLLC, a WBE Enterprise for over 20 years, brings over 27 years of diverse experience to the firm. As a strong client liaison and project administrator, she provides strategic direction and leadership to the project from beginning to completion. As principal, she oversees both large and small scaled projects for major corporate and educational institutions. Deborah is a proven leader of complex renovation projects and is known for her ability to lead a consensus-driven process focused on integrated design and technical innovation. In addition, she has strong interior design skills and is a leader in branding development for her clients.

Deborah is a registered architect in the states of Colorado, New York and Texas as well as a licensed Interior Designer in the state of New York, she is also a US Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional.

Elvis J. Cale,

Elvis joined Verderame Architecture & Interior Design pllc as Associate in 2007 and became principal of Verderame|Cale Architecture pllc in 2013. At the firm, Elvis formulates and defines technical scope and objective for various project types, which include both renovations and new construction for both public and private sectors. As team leader, he manages day to day operational aspects of a project from preliminary design through final completion.

Elvis brings a wealth of building experience, from site feasibility studies and lease review to managing the planning and implementation of project scope, goals and deliverables. Most notably, Elvis takes special pride in bringing a high level of aesthetic attention to these projects.

A registered architect in the states of Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Tennessee, he is also a US Green Building Council LEED Accredited Professional and he holds a certification from the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards.

contact info

New York

665 Broadway, Suite 705
New York, NY 10012
email: info@varch.com

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Eastgate House

16-19 Eastcastle St,
London, W1W 8DA