S3 Development focuses on residential development of multiple dwelling and single-family residences. Projects include developments in the New York City metro area as well as in the New York Hudson Valley. Modernist aesthetics and luxury finishes are blended with warm texture and locally sources materials for a true blend of Town and Country. Sustainable and green building techniques along with preservation of historic structures are key tenets of S3 developments. Projects locations include Brooklyn, Rhinebeck and Kentucky. The firm was born out of a partner organization S3 Architecture which services developer and private clients with architectural design services. The team leverages long-time established relationships with construction, management, expediting, interior design and brokerage partners.
Doug Maxwell, Managing Partner and co-founder, leads S3 Development business management. Doug is an entrepreneur who has successfully launched and managed businesses in creative and technical genres offering S3 a blend of business, design and technology focus. Past ventures include a 20-year-old Internet business software company, serving Fortune 1000 and 100 multi-national corporations from offices in New York, London and Dallas.
Doug's passion toward architecture and design remains evident in his application of cross-functional skills. Leveraging business and technical experience, Doug leads S3 business operations, financial oversight, research and partner relations. Educated in natural sciences, holding a Master of Science degree in Horticulture from Texas A&M University, Doug advises on natural design and landscape elements of the firm's work. Doug was named to the inaugural selection of the Aggie 100 program, a program recognizing the 100 fastest growing organizations founded by graduates of the university.
Christopher Dierig, registered architect and co-founder, leads S3 Development architecture and design. Christopher is a Registered Architect in New York State, and is a member of the US Green Building Council. Christopher founded S3 Architecture in 2005 and manages daily operations of the business and studio staff. S3 Architecture is a Sustainable Architecture, Interior and Urban Design firm based in New York City.
Christopher Dierig and S3 Architecture have designed new buildings, interior renovations, historic building conversions, and urban designs for residential, commercial, educational, retail, hospitality, and entertainment projects. This cumulative exposure and a collaborative approach with designers, engineers and energy consultants have prepared S3 to successfully complete large and small projects with varied programs. He holds a Master's Degree in Architecture and Urban Design from Columbia University, and a Bachelor's Degree in Architecture fromthe University of Kentucky. He studied architecture in Venice, Italy at Atelier Architteture Veneziano. Prior to opening S3, Christopher worked in award-winning German, New York and Midwestern American architecture firms.