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MLK Day(s) of Service

In honor of MLK day this month, JKRP staff volunteered with five impactful organizations in Philadelphia. We want to thank each of them for hosting us and look forward to supporting their efforts in the future. We encourage you to check out the links below for more information on these nonprofit groups and to learn […]

JKRP Announces Promotions

    JKRP Architects is proud to announce the following promotions: Deidre DeAscanis has been promoted to Associate Managing Principal. Blake Krevolin, Zach Gulick, Marissa Howard, & Greg Cauterucci have been promoted to Senior Project Managers. This group, along with Mike Izzo have also been promoted to Shareholders of the firm. Jen Whary has been […]

Two New Registered Architects

                                                                       Samantha Saunders and Ramune Bartuskaite have both recently completed their Architecture Registration Exams (ARE). The dreaded years long slog of interning and hours long tests is a requirement to become a licensed architect. Truly a rewarding professional accomplishment and a great weight off their backs. We couldn’t be more proud of the two of […]

Sometimes you have to have some fun.

Architecture is fun. That’s why we do it. Yeah, we have lofty goals of contributing back to our communities through our design work, but ultimately we do it because we like to do it and it’s fun. Naturally we want to show our clients how much fun we can have when market our work. While […]

Ramune publishes her first Book

Keeping all the good news flowing, Ramune Bartuskaite has published her first book, titled Women Rebuild; Stories Polemics Future . The launch will take place at her alma mater Monday November 11th at 6:30 pm at the Weitzman School of Design before it goes on tour through New York, San Francisco, Chicago, Toronto, and London.  […]

Marie up for a Barrymore Award

If you aren’t a theatre buff, you might have never heard of the Barrymore Awards. The Barrymores are an award given each year for excellence in theatre for Philadelphia area productions. They are like the Tony Awards but for Philly. So they are a big deal! The awards are named after the famous Philadelphia family […]

Thirty Five Years!

We recently celebrated our 35th year in business serving the region. You heard that right, 35! No small feat for any business, 35 years is a long time! So we celebrated. We had 300 of our closest friends in attendance and treated them to food and drinks on the first floor of our recently restored […]


JKRP Architects is pleased to announce the promotions of Deidre DeAscanis, Jason Wistreich, and Richard Stewart to principals of the firm. All three have demonstrated a commitment to providing exceptional service to our clients as well as making lasting contributions to the firm internally. Ramune Bartuskaite, Neal Pratt, Michael Buckley, Diana Fanelli and Samantha Saunders […]


One of JKRP’s core values is service. Not only service to our clients, but service to the communities in which we serve. While a few JKRPers stayed at the office and manned the ship, a few others volunteered their time at Kensington High School where they joined a large group of other like minded service […]

Change is a good thing

From Natalie Kostelni of Philadelphia Business Journal October 26, 2018 JKRP Architects is entering a new phase with its founder, Jerry K. Roller, turning the reins of the firm over to a next generation of leaders while he enters a new role that requires him to delicately balance taking a step back while still staying […]