VI·SSI

[vi-zee] Noun

VISSI is derived from the Latin word visum, meaning “vision”. Our new name closely aligns with the history of our firm and how we approach architecture and design. For over one hundred years, our team of visionaries have been committed to providing exceptional design services and bringing our client’s projects to life.

A Century of Quality Services

As one of the oldest firms in New Jersey, VISSI Architecture + Design celebrated our 100th anniversary this March. Over the years, our firm saw several name changes but continued to provide the same purpose, direction, and expertise that we are known for today. With core values of communication, approachability, and reliability, VISSI has become nationally recognized for our exceptional approach to architecture and design.

Making "VIStory"

Our 100 year anniversary and the announcement of our new name brought plenty of excitement this year. But before VISSI became a nationally recognized architecture and design firm, we were just a tiny office on Hudson Street. Check out the first video in our "Making VIStory" series below!

1921

Lackey and Hettel

Founders and Principals: Benjamin Lackey and Joseph N. Hettel

albert and Hettel

1947
1958

albert and michel

albert and thomas

1960
1966

thomas, kolbe, thomas

Thomas, kolbe, thomas, poponi

1967

Thomas, kolbe, thomas, poponi

1983

Kolbe, Poponi, Ignarri, Lummis

1990
1995

ignarri lummis architects and planners

2003

ignarri lummis architects

Vissi architecture + Design

2021

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