Kevin Smith joined Robert A.M. Stern Architects in 1999 and has been a Partner in the firm since 2008. He has been responsible for the design and management of a broad range of institutional, commercial, and recreational projects. He is a co-author of Designs for Learning: College and University Buildings by Robert A.M. Stern Architects (New York: Monacelli, 2016). His current projects include a new home for the Ohio State University College of Dentistry; the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia; an expansion of and the Barkli Residence, a mixed-use residential development in Moscow.
Mr. Smith's buildings for professional schools include the first LEED Platinum facility in the world for a college or university business school, the Dorothy D. and Roy H. Park Center for Business and Sustainable Enterprise for the Ithaca College School of Business in Ithaca, New York; the Spangler Campus Center and the Baker Library | Bloomberg Center, both at the Harvard Business School in Boston, Massachusetts; the LEED Gold Wasserstein Hall, Caspersen Student Center, and Clinical Wing at Harvard Law School in Cambridge, Massachusetts; the LEED Gold Alan B. Miller Hall for the Mason School of Business at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia; the Smeal College of Business Administration at Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania; LeBow Hall for the LeBow College Business at Drexel University in Philadelphia; Farrell Hall, the new home to Wake Forest University's Schools of Business; and the Gatton College of Business and Economics at the University of Kentucky.
Mr. Smith's student residences include the LEED Platinum Kohler Environmental Center, designed to achieve net-zero energy usage, at Choate Rosemary Hall in Wallingford, Connecticut; the Chestnut Square student residences, a mixed-use development for American Campus Communities, at Drexel University; and the Lancaster Avenue Housing student residences at Villanova University. His work at Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, includes a campus master plan; the Hancock Center; extensive renovations and additions to the student center; two new student residences; new campus gates; a pedestrian underpass. Mr. Smith's university buildings also include the Student and Academic Services Building at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; the Informatics and Communications Technology Complex at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis.
Mr. Smith's buildings for cultural institutions include the first LEED-certified museum in the United States: the Museum Center at the Mark Twain House in Hartford, Connecticut; and the Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia's Independence National Historic Park. His recreational work includes the Westport Weston Family Y in Westport, Connecticut. Mr. Smith most recently completed the LEED Platinum Tour Carpe Diem, a 485,000-square-foot office building in Courbevoie, France.
Prior to joining the firm, Mr. Smith was Principal and Staff Architect of the Liebman Melting Partnership, where he established their Berlin office and directed design and planning work for the redevelopment of Brochow, Germany. Mr. Smith was a Senior Vice President of Jeepers!, Inc., in Waltham, Massachusetts, a national chain of indoor animated theme parks. He has also worked with Herbert Newman, Architect, on the renovation of the Yale University Chapel; with Jonathan Barnett on the urban design plan for Bridgeport, Connecticut; and with Robin Moscow, Ltd., where he supervised construction and tenant fit-out and assisted in the leasing of a 50,000 square foot office building in downtown Moscow.
Mr. Smith is a graduate of Yale University (B.A., cum laude, 1980; M. Arch., 1984). He has been a registered architect in the State of New York since 1986.