Paul Broches, FAIA (b. 1945) is a partner of Mitchell/Giurgola, a firm he has been affiliated with since 1971 and which focuses on minimizing the use of nonrenewable energy sources, reducing pollution, and conserving energy expenditures. Broches received a BA from Columbia College and an M.Arch from Columbia University. His clients and projects include a renovation of the Harvey Theater at the Brooklyn Academy of Music; the School of Continuing and Professional Education at New York University; the rehabilitation and addition of the Bailey Performance Hall at Cornell University; the Parliament House, Canberra, Australia; and the Master Plan for the Future Development of the Capitol Grounds, Washington, D.C. Notably, he was selected as the Executive Architect in charge of executing Louis Kahn’s initial designs for the Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt Institute on Roosevelt Island’s Four Freedoms Park, which opened to the public in 2012.
He has received numerous awards and commendations from the American Institute of Architects and various historic preservation organizations. He is active on the AIA’s committees on Architecture for Education and Urban Design. He is also a board member of ARC PEACE, an NGO international peace organization, and a member of the Berkeley Prize Committee, a national awards program for undergraduate architecture students. He lives and works in New York.