As a firm Principal, Mr. Elfar espouses Torti Gallas’ design philosophy
of designing residential, mixed-use, and institutional buildings to be
in context with their environment, to be functionally and aesthetically
innovative, economically sensible, and a delight to the user.
Mr. Elfar has specialized experience in large-scale urban infill
projects, transit oriented development, and inner city revitalizations.
Mr. Elfar’s expertise also includes entitlement, programming and
planning, stakeholder involvement, the preparation of design and
construction documents, and construction phase services.
After receiving his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Cairo
University, Mr. Elfar went on to receive a Master of Architecture degree
through a joint study program at Howard University and the Catholic
University of America. Mr. Elfar is a Registered Architect and a
Construction Documents Technologist.