Tappé Associates, Inc. has a history that begun in 1962 by Huygens Tappé, was founded as a firm in 1979 by Anthony Tappé, and expanded in 2000 to include four principals: Jeffrey Davis, Charles Hay, Jeffrey Hoover, and Brooke Trivas. The energy, commitment, and capabilities of this team ensures the continuation of an established and successful office. Tappé Associates' reputation derives from a number of significant civic projects, including libraries, town centers, and schools. The firm has as a diverse portfolio of large and small, urban and suburban libraries and is a recognized specialist in this building type. Other commissions that enhance its portfolio include numerous public and private school buildings, campus master plans, museums, retail spaces, and interior design projects. Tappé Associates believe in the contribution that buildings can make to our collective lives. With extensive experience in public institutional projects, the firm has developed an inclusive process that integrates the requirements of final occupants with the goals and aspirations of the larger community. The expansion and renovation of Deree College Library is proof of the value and success of Tappé Associates’ collaborative relationships with The American College of Greece.