About

Founded in 1994, Thompson Raissis Architects has been at the forefront of high-end residential Architecture for over 20 years. Based in Darien, Connecticut, we are a full service design firm with substantial construction and technical expertise, serving clients in New England, New York, and beyond.

Our design approach seamlessly blends classically-inspired style and elegance with contemporary building practices and technology while giving specific attention to the unique requirements of each individual project and site. Our modern interpretations of historical architectural styles create homes that respond intuitively to the contemporary lifestyles of our clients while offering timeless traditional beauty.

As a group of professionals, we bring a diversity of talents and experience to a collaborative project delivery program, producing detailed architectural drawings and working hand-in-hand with skilled contractors, tradesmen, and craftsmen to ensure the highest quality of design and construction. It is this level of quality, along with our unmatched dedication to client service that sets Thompson Raissis Architects apart and has earned us a reputation as a leader in the field of residential architecture. Our work has been featured in numerous regional and national publications, including Connecticut Cottages and Gardens, Westport Magazine, and Greenwich Magazine, and has been the recipient of prestigious awards, such as the HOBI Award for Residential Architecture. Still our most important recognition comes from our many satisfied clients who return to us for all of their design needs.

Scott R. Raissis

The owner and principal of Thompson Raissis Architects, Scott R. Raissis has been practicing architecture since 1989 and has completed projects all over the country and abroad. He has worked in Fairfield County for over 20 years and has been with the firm since its founding in 1994. He is licensed in New York and Connecticut and his professional affiliations include the American Institute of Architects and the National Council of Architectural Registration Boards. Through his decades of practice, Scott has developed an expertise in classical residential architecture and construction and has earned a reputation for providing beautiful design, superior craftsmanship, and the highest level of client service — values which have formed the ethos of Thompson Raissis Architects since its inception.

Scott lives in Fairfield County with his wife and three children.