mail@clarch.com                      302 Main St. Bennington, VT 05201                     174 Battery St. Burlington, VT 05401                                                         

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Kevin Racek, RA, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP

Associate Principal Architect

Kevin moved to Vermont in 2003 and has worked with several high-profile clients including Ben & Jerry’s, Lake Champlain Chocolates, Burlington International Airport, and Norwich University. Kevin’s focus has primarily been on the higher education, aviation, and commercial markets. In addition to being a talented architect, Kevin is also a skilled craftsman who designs and builds high-end award winning modern furniture.

 

Kevin received his undergraduate degree from Denison University. After a year in financial services industry, Kevin attended University of Colorado, where he received his masters degree in architecture. Kevin then lived for some time in Switzerland, where he conducted an independent study of the urban development of Basel Switzerland in addition to paying homage to great Swiss architects. Since living in Vermont, Kevin has been on the Board of the Helen Day Arts Center, and the Board of AIA Vermont. In addition, Kevin finds great pleasure in teaching budding students at Yestermorrow.

AFFILIATIONS AND LICENSES

Registered Architect: VT, MA

Member: American Institute of Architects

Treasurer: AIA VT Chapter

LEED Accredited Professional

 

PUBLICATIONS

Burlington Free Press (with Freeman French Freeman)

Time Magazine, (with Stew Design)

Interior (with Stew Design)

Wallpaper (with Stew Design)

Elle Décor (with Stew Design)

Architectural Digest (with Stew Design)

 

TEACHING

B.I.M Management for A/E Firms Panel Discussion  B.I.M Computer Design & VT Architecture Panel Discussion

Design Studio Instructor, Boston Architectural Center

Design Studio Instructor, Yestermorrow Design School, Waitsfield, VT

 

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Leadership Champlain – Leadership in Vermont

Better Buildings Conference

USGBC Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design 2.0 Accreditation

Project Management Boot camp

Elle Décor (with Stew Design)

Architectural Digest (with Stew Design)

 

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

AIAVT annual conference, B.I.M Management for A/E Firms, Panel Discussion (2014)

AIAVT annual conference, B.I.M Computer Design and Vermont Architecture, Panel Discussion (2013)

 

SUSTAINABLE NOTABLE PROJECTS

Burlington International Airport, Solar Panel Array, 450 kw Array set on new parking garage roof, 2010 (with FFF)

Burlington International Airport, 10,000 sq ft green roof installation set on new parking garage roof, 2012 (with FFF)

 

LEED CERTIFIED PROJECTS

West Hall, Norwich University 2007, LEED Gold

North Hall, Norwich University 2011, LEED Gold

Horn Hall, Williams College 2016, LEED Gold, (pending)