Meet the Partners

Rich Villa

Rich holds a Bachelors of Architecture degree from the New Jersey Institute of Technology and a Masters of Architecture degree from the University of Pennsylvania. Rich brings a range of architectural and visualization skills to the firm.  He has the ability to bring designs to life at any stage of the project.

He began his architectural career at Michael Ryan Architects on Long Beach Island, NJ. After graduate school he worked at BLT Architects in Center City Philadelphia. At BLT he worked on numerous large scale residential projects.

Rich is a registered Architect in New Jersey and Pennsylvania

Samuel Kim

Samuel has 20 years of experience practicing Architecture. A graduate of Lehigh University, Samuel designs projects of varying scale and environment, focusing on progressive design solutions and their implementation to construction.

Governed by the philosophy that a successful project is the direct result of its collaborators, Samuel works closely with Ambit’s clients and craftspeople, guiding and inspiring them from start to finish.

Benjamin Galbreath

Benjamin studied Engineering and Architecture at Lehigh University, received his Masters of Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania and studied abroad at the Bauhaus in Germany. He began his architectural career at Midouhas Architecture, an award-winning design-build firm in Long Beach Island, New Jersey.

Benjamin’s passion is creating beautiful spaces in which a wide variety of materials, forms and colors all live together in perfect harmony.

Jason Birl

Jason has 20 years of experience practicing Architecture and holds a degree in architecture from the Tyler School of Art at Temple University.

Jason possesses a wide range of knowledge in the field; first engaged with highly detailed residential, equestrian, renovation, restoration, adaptive reuse and interiors projects followed by more technically complex museum, pharmaceutical/cGMP, facade restoration and mission critical facilities.

Jason is an active member in his hometown of West Chester, having served on the Borough’s Planning Commission and HARB. He is currently a board member on the Redevelopment Authority.

Jason is NCARB certified and registered in PA, NJ, DE, MD, CT and FL.