John Cetra

CetraRuddy, Founding Principal | New York City, United States


John Cetra, FAIA, co-founded CetraRuddy on the principal that architecture should engage the urban fabric while enriching the human spirit. With a passion for innovative, inspiring designs and a commitment to real world solutions, Mr. Cetra has led the firm to international recognition. John holds a Master’s degree in Architecture and Urban Design from Harvard University and a Bachelor of Architecture degree from the Spitzer School of Architecture of the City College of New York. His honors include elevation to the American Institute of Architect’s College of Fellows and an induction into the Interior Design Hall of Fame.

CTBUH Designated Expert


Innovation Conference, Speaker (Chicago 2020)


19 May 2021

Best Practices for High-Rise Renovations?

John Cetra, CetraRuddy

With the global pandemic emptying commercial districts worldwide, the adoption of underused office and industrial buildings into new housing is being considered as key to...


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