Oscar Sklar

Oscar Sklar is Managing Partner and seasoned architect for SKLARchitecture  Oscar is responsible for pioneering and integrating design with the highest quality of architecture within the firm.  With an excess of 15,000,000 SF of office, residential, and mixed use projects; he is truly a valued member of the executive staff.  SKLARchitecture is an award winning, comprehensive architectural and interior design firm established in 1996, with a passion for developing one of a kind design projects.   

​Mr. Sklar graduated from the esteemed Pratt Institute - School of Architecture with a Bachelor of Architecture.  He is a licensed architect within the State of Florida, New York and Washington D.C., and is N.C.A.R.B Certified.  Since its inception the firm has evolved, with the imaginative energy of its principal and the efficiency to deliver from its exceptional staff.  With his direction the firm continues to grow and strive for excellence in design. 

​Oscar Sklar is a luminous innovator, with more than thirty-five years of experience.  He engages the staff with a rich history of unique interior design, signature architecture and cutting edge diagrams.  With a multitude of projects under his belt, he has flawlessly redesigned the urban landscape of Florida.  He has completed a diverse array of small, medium and large-scale specialty designs to meet the precise budgetary needs of the client.  Mr. Sklar continues to blow away the competition with his stunning retail, luxury residential, hospitality, institutional, educational, recreation, and transportation designs with consistent feasibility.

Beyond his professional area of expertise, Mr. Sklar is involved in several philanthropic and civic activities including the American Institute of Architects in Miami, Member of Florida Board of Architects, Consultant for Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), Bay Harbor Development Association Vice President, Bay Harbor Island Design.

           Ari Sklar

Ari Sklar is the Principal Architect for SKLARchitecture and the innovative vision behind all design and implementation of projects. SKLARchitecture is a comprehensive architectural and interior design firm founded in 1996, with a passion for creating sensual and evocative projects. The firm is centrally located in sunny South Florida, fifteen minutes from Downtown Fort Lauderdale and twenty minutes from Miami Beach in the City of Hollywood, Florida. Ari drives a highly skilled team with an expertise in developing unique architecture, interiors, landscape and urban renovation. With his direction the company enriches diverse urban fabrics, corporations and districts alike. Following in the legacy of his father, highly acclaimed architect Oscar Sklar, with whom he works side by side, he continues to redefine the business by striving for excellence in architecture.

Ari Sklar graduated with a Bachelor of Architecture and Minor in Industrial Management with Honors from the elite Carnegie Mellon University located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is a licensed architect within the State of Florida and is N.C.A.R.B Certified, with more than twenty five years of experience. Ari Sklar cultivated his professional training by soaking up his fathers’ discipline over a span of thirty plus years. His background in technology has aided SKLARchitecture in precisely weaving the aesthetic aspects of a project to the direct financial growth of the firm and improving the bottom line for his commercial clients. He has truly transformed this company into one of the most innovative architecture and design firms in Florida.

Mr. Sklar’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 project for Rohrer Pharmaceuticals in New Jersey. Mr. Sklar has worked with a variety of clients including: City of Miami Beach Jackie Gleason TOPA, City of Miami Beach Convention Center, National Parkinson Foundation, Dade County Public Schools, Telemedia Cable Co. Florida Headquarters, Schochet Securities, U.S. Government Probation and Census Offices, Wang Labs Miami Lakes, Miami Children’s Hospital Miami Lakes, and while working with another firm in New Jersey, Rohrer Pharmaceuticals, Merck and Co. and Prudential Asset Management Co.

Project Experience (30 YEARS EXPERIENCE) 1987-2017

  4 - Dade County Public Schools Renovations & Additions
  2 - New Dade County Public Schools
  3 - Private School Designs
  6 - Daycare Center Facility Designs from Florida to New Jersey
  2 - University Vocational Schools

ADA Accessibility/Universal Design:
  Miami Beach Convention Center Full ADA Renovations - Miami Beach, FL
  Batavia Residence - Private Home for Quadriplegic Individual
  Jackie Gleason Theater - Miami Beach, FL
  City of Miami Beach Housing Authority - Turkel Senior Residences - FL
  MultipleotherADAImprovements

LEED/Green Architecture:
  Shchegol Residence - Golden beach, FL - Designed as LEED GOLD, Completed
  2020 Alton Road - Designed as LEED PLATNUM, Completed
  Others in Process

Assembly / Cultural Spaces:
  Arts Ballet Theater of Florida - 8,000 sq.ft North Miami Beach Facility, FL
  Jackie Gleason Theater - Miami Beach, FL (Interiors & Restrooms Renovations)
  Miami Beach Convention Center - Miami Beach, FL (Interiors and Bathroom
Renovations) 2000-2006

Government Specialty:
  U.S. Probations Department - Miami Lakes, FL
  City of Miami Beach Census Offices - Miami Beach, FL
  City of Miami Narcotics & Detective Offices - Miami Beach, FL

Commercial Offices:
  National Parkinson Foundation Headquarters Offices - Miami FL
  One Netanya Center, Sunny Isles, FL
  STT Office Building, North Miami Beach, FL
  Capital Banks - (Kendall, FL, Miami, FL, North Bay Village, FL & Oakland Park, FL)
  Julio Iglesias, Int’l Offices - Bay Harbor, FL
  Starwood Latin America - North Miami, FL
  Taplin Companies - Bay Harbor, FL
  Taplin Companies - Brickell Ave, Miami, FL
  Telemedia Cable Headquarters - Pembroke Pines, FL
  Stern Visual Eye Centers, 4 offices in FL

  CB2 Store ( Lincoln Road )
  FamilyDollarStores(Locations)
  Party City - Miami, FL
  Miami Shores Village Center, Miami Shores, FL
  Mike Cigar’s, Bay Harbor, FL
  Oberle Optical, Surfside, FL

Hospitality - Hotels:
 Various Hotel Renovations & Ineriors

Hospitality – Restaurants:
  Original Pancake House Restaurant - (S.W. West Ranches, FL, Royal FL, Plantation, FL and Doral, FL) 5061 - Miami, FL
  Fuddruckers Restaurant - Miami Beach, FL
Bice Cafés- Miami Beach, FL (four Locations) and Kendall, FL
Cajun Grill - Fast Food - Boca Raton, FL
Grunberg’s Deli - Downtown Miami, FL
Pizza Libre Restaurant - Miami Beach, FL
  Zoom Juice Bar - Coconut Grove, FL