Modern, spacious living room designed by LEAP Architecture in this modern upstate NY additionLEAP Architecture’s Mission is to provide the highest standard of building design and service to our clients, utilizing our passion for clean, green, modern design. We are Passive House Certified, which is one of the most rigorous environmental  certifications an architect can attain.

Our tagline is “Living Environments / Appropriate Projects“. We believe in designing spaces that people thrive in, whether it’s your home, office, or business. Architecture influences everything from how well you sleep, to how much customers spend, and it all starts with a great design. Appropriate projects means we don’t want every project, we want the ones that fit with our mission, so we can best serve our clients.

LEAP is a client-focused architecture firm, specializing in green building design, sustainability, and passive house design. We work 1-on-1 with our clients, to truly understand your goals and bring them to fruition. To learn more about our innovative design process, click here.


Eric Davenport is the Founder of LEAP Architecutre and an architect working in Albany Saratoga Troy Schenectady

Eric Davenport, AIA CPHC

Eric Davenport, AIA, Founder LEAP Architecture

LEAP Architecture was founded in 2003 by Eric Davenport, and built on his passion for elegant-clean design, green building practices, and creating spaces that serve people. Eric is an Albany, NY Architect, serving the greater Eastern corridor, from NYC to the lower Adirondacks.

LEAP’s architects have the ability to navigate complex problems, understand multi-cultural design needs, and provide in-depth solutions through architecture – attributes that set LEAP apart from other firms. 

“Architecture is a supportive background for people’s activities. Good design enhances people’s daily rituals. At LEAP, we strive to connect people with their surroundings through architecture.” -E. Davenport

Eric Davenport is a registered architect in New York State and a member of the American Institute of Architects. He is registered with NCARB —  denoting the highest level of life-safety practice of architecture throughout the United States. Eric is also Passive House Certified through the Passive House Institute of the US (PHIUS).

Click here to see Eric’s answers to 5 questions in MEET THE ARCHITECT, ERIC DAVENPORT


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Andrew J. Allison, AIA

Andrew J. Allison, AIA

Andrew brings over 20 years of experience and design excellence to each project. His experience lends unique insight to design process; always searching for the unexpected solution that yields the best result.

His personal commitment to clients has led to many long term relationships and he instills this dedication to clients as the key to the firm’s culture. His design expertise on both large scale and small projects keeps projects on schedule, on budget, and raises the level of design.

LEAP has evolved into a modern architecture firm specializing in sustainable design serving Albany, Schenectady, Troy, Saratoga, the Adirondacks, lower New York, New York City, and areas of New England. Based on lessons learned from cross-cultural experiences, LEAP ensures project success with our innovative design process.

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