Who We Are

Kent Johnsson Architect PLLC was established in White Plains, NY in 2007. We are a general practice architectural firm specializing in custom residential projects. In addition our work includes public buildings and facilities, project master planning and commercial office space.

As a small architectural firm, we stress attention to detail, and our personal involvement at every stage of your project. Our goal is to provide you with outstanding service and a finished project that exceeds your goals and also respects and enhances the environment and our client’s lifestyle. We strive for creativity, artistry and innovation through a collaborative process with our client and consultants. Working closely with you we develop design alternatives, budgets and overall project planning from initial design through completion of construction. We serve clients in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam and Dutchess Counties as well as New York City.

Our firm has an excellent relationship with the White Plains Building Department and other municipal governments throughout Westchester County and neighboring communities. Mr. Johnsson also serves as a member of the White Plains Design Review Board and is a member of NYSBOC (New York State Building Officials Conference).


“Kent Johnsson is creative, kind, honest and dedicated to his projects. He is extremely knowledgable and talented. It was always a pleasure to deal with Kent. He returned calls and emails immediately and stayed on my house project until it was completed. I cannot speak more highly of Kent and his abilities. The amount of care he put into my project was enormous. It is commendable to see a professional be so diligent and consistent from start to finish.” – Katonah Residence

“Kent – Thank you ‘so much’ for all the wonderful work you did for us. We are truly thrilled with how things came out” – Mamaroneck Residence

“Kent – Thanks to your skill, patience and diligence you have made things much easier for us in a very stressful time” – White Plains Apartment

Additional Testimonials and References available on request

About Me

kent2013Kent Johnsson is the founding principal of Kent Johnsson Architect PLLC and has over 28 years of professional experience. Kent was born in Helsinki, Finland and immigrated to the United States with his family when he was nine years old. He grew up in Suffern, New York and attended SUNY at Buffalo where he obtained a Bachelor of Science in Architecture degree followed by a Master of Architecture degree. Mr. Johnsson became a New York State Licensed Architect in 1989. Prior to starting Kent Johnsson Architect PLLC Kent was the Senior Project Manager in charge of all Commercial and Medical work at Norman DiChiara Architects, PC (NDA) from 2002 to 2007 in White Plains, NY. Before Joining NDA, he was a Senior Associate at Einhorn Yaffee Prescott, Architecture & Engineering, PC (EYP) in their New York City office from 1997 to 2002. Before working at EYP, Kent was an Associate with David Busing & Associates from 1987 to 1997 in White Plains, NY. Kent’s first architectural position was with Martin Kravitt Architects in Katonah, NY where he interned as a designer and construction manager from 1985 to 1987.

Professional Affiliations

Licensed Architect State of New York
Member American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Member White Plains, NY Design Review Board
Member New York State Board of Code Officials (NYSBOC)

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