Christopher E. DeHaan Chris DeHaan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from Pratt Institute. He worked in the construction industry prior to founding DeGraw & DeHaan Architects with Jeff DeGraw in 1992. Mr. DeHaan’s path to Architecture is rooted in the building trades. He has hands on experience in most facets of construction, and brings this knowledge to DeGraw & DeHaan’s projects. He is often in the field, watching over the projects, and helping to bring the designs to fruition. Mr. DeHaan is New York State Code Certified in addition to being a licensed Architect. His interest in Building Code has provided another layer of depth to the designs of the firm. He uses his knowledge of construction and building codes to oversee a team that makes our buildings not only beautiful, but practical as well. Mr. DeHaan also oversees the management of several DeGraw & DeHaan owned Real Estate Developments. This brings a unique perspective in taking projects from inception through construction, leasing, and ultimately ownership and management of a facility.