Ari is the Principal Architect for SKLARchitecture and the innovative vision behind all design and implementation of projects. With a passion for creating sensual and evocative projects, Ari & his team do not settle for good, following in the legacy of his father, acclaimed architect Oscar Sklar, with whom he works side by side, he continues to redefine the business by striving for excellence in architecture.
A graduate of the elite Carnegie Mellon University School of Architecture SOA (www.soa.cmu.edu). He is a licensed architect within the State of Florida and is N.C.A.R.B Certified. Ari cultivated his professional training by soaking up his father’s discipline over a span of thirty (30) plus years. Ari’s background in technology has aided Sklarchitecture in precisely weaving the aesthetic aspect of a project with the latest computer software growing the firm and improving the bottom line for his commercial clients. He has truly transformed this company into one of the most innovative architectural design firms in South Florida.
Ari’s experience includes programming, project design, construction documents, construction administration, interior design, planning & quality control and surveying facilities for code compliance. His project management experience includes projects ranging from $100,000.00 home renovations to a $100,000,000.00 Pharmaceutical Project in New Jersey. From Day Care Centers to mixed use projects Ari puts his heart & soul into each design.
Beyond his Architectural realm Ari is involved with NMBLL (www.nmbll.org), sits on the Historic Presentation Board of the City of Hollywood, the Hollywood CRA/City of Hollywood, permitting task force, and has been a long time member of the AIA (https://aiamiami.org/) & the founding member of the local YAF (Young Architect Forum).
Ari lives with his wife, 3 children & 2 dogs near the Dade Broward line. Ari is fluent in both English & Spanish & claims to know some Hebrew & a tab of Yiddish.
Also, a sports fanatic, Ari loves his:
Miami Dolphins – www.miamidolphins.com
Miami Marlins – www.mlb.com/marlins
Miami Heat – www.nba.com/heat/home
Florida Panthers – www.nhl.com/panthers
His Architectural influencers are Frank Lloyd Wright, Le Corbusier, Antoine Predock, & of course the amazingly talented architect Oscar Sklar.