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Francis Cauffman

2000 Market Street, Suite 600 Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: (215) 568-8250
Fax: (215) 568-2639

About the Firm

Francis Cauffman is a source of new ideas for positive change. We are a pluralistic global practice that integrates knowledge of architecture, the arts, and human activities. We embrace complexity as the basis for contemporary, high-performance and innovative projects. We work consistently and communicate openly with our clients to realize their new futures. Francis Cauffman is a knowledge-based firm, informed by research in all areas of its practice, focusing especially on programmatic hybrids, healthcare, corporate, workplace, science, technology, and higher education. Utilizing contemporary technologies, we design sustainable and multi-functional buildings that embody our clients’ work and also advance it. Our culture has led to industry and peer recognition for innovative design, planning and delivery. Given a known set of specific parameters for each project, we push the boundaries of conventional practice with new ideas that change the common understanding of what is possible.

Types of Work
1% Bank/Financial
1% Criminal Justice/Correctional
7% Educational Facilities
40% Health Care/Medical
5% Institutional Facilities
18% Interiors
7% Lab/Research Facilities
5% Office Buildings/Commercial
10% Pharmaceuticals
3% Planning
3% Public Work (Civic/Gov't)

Special Services

Post Occupancy Evaluation


Sustainable Design

Firm Personnel
  • 104 Total Staff This Office
  • 21 Total Staff Outside Office
  • 34 Architects (Registered)
  • 22 Interior Designers
  • 30 Interns / Draftspeople
  • 1 Graphic Designers
  • 16 Administration

Examples of Projects

Abington Health-Arborcrest MOB; Aria Torresdale-ED Expansion; Barnabas Health-West Addition; Ballard Spahr-Office Renovation; BioTrial-North American Headquarters; Brandywine Global-Headquarters Renovation; BTG-Headquarters Relocation; Brooklyn Health Center; Cooper University Hospital-Cooper Cancer Institute; Franklin Square Capital Partners-Office Renovation; GlaxoSmithKline-5 Crescent Drive; Johns Hopkins-Park Renovation; Nemours-Villanova Outpatient Clinic; The New School-Innovation Center; Rockefeller Development Group Corporation/Summit Medical Group-The Green at Florham Park; Upstate Medical University-Cord Blood Facility; Virtua-Moorestown Cancer Center

Recognition / Awards

2014 Urban Green Project of the Year US Green Building Council (NJ Chapter); 2014 User Centered Award, Facility Care Symposium Distinction Awards; GSK at The Navy Yard, Interior Workplace Fit-Out, 2013 IIDA Exemplary Element Award, PA/NJ/DE Chapter; MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper; Fulton Bank Headquarters, 2012 AIA DE Merit Award (Unbuilt Category); Young Conaway Courthouse Relocation, 2012 AIA DE Merit Award w/Sustainable Building Recognition (Built Category); Young Conaway Courthouse Relocation, 2012 IIDA PA/NJ/DE Best Interior Design; USM Headquarters, 2012 IIDA PA/NJ/DE Honorable Mention for Workplace Design; W.L. Gore, 2011 IIDA PA/NJ/DE "Best Corporate" Project; St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center, 2011 IIDA PA/NJ/DE "President's Choice"; Geisinger Wyoming Valley Critical Care Building, 2010 Vista Award for New Construction; The Gagnon Cardiovascular Institute at Morristown Medical Center, 2009 IIDA PA/NJ/DE Honorable Mention "Best Healthcare Public Spaces"; AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center-City Division, 2008 IIDA PA/NJ/DE "Best Healthcare" Design; Morris James LLP, 2008 IIDA PA/NJ/DE "Best Law Firm" Design; Roswell Park Cancer Institute, State University of New York at Buffalo and Roswell Park Cancer Institute New York Construction's "Best Research Facility Project" 2005

James T. Crispino, AIA, President; John B. Campbell, AIA; Kenneth S. Kramer, AIA; Anthony J. Colciaghi, AIA; Aran A. McCarthy, AIA; Catherine L. Gow, AIA; Michael D. Bonomo, IIDA

Senior Associates
Gloria A. Cascarino; Haley C. Driscoll, IIDA; Dana M. Eddowes, SDA; James H. Hammond, RA; Erin M. Kellly, AIA; Christopher R. Marotto, RA; Jennifer A. Tidd, NCIDQ

Anthony J. Colciaghi, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP BD+C

Dale A. Walker, CPSM

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