Kenneth C. Newell, AIA, LEED AP BD+C

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Principal / President
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Ken has focused his career on assisting local governments and corporations with designing facilities that improve the quality of life of their citizens. Ken takes a hands on approach with his clients; listening and working with them as a teammate. His best skill is his ability to translate our client’s goals into feasible projects that can be built. Over the last two decades, he has earned a respected reputation around the United States in efficient, effective and budget-conscious design and programming of Fire and Rescue Stations as well as Police Departments. Ken has been directly involved in over 275 of the firm’s 350+ Fire/EMS and Public Safety projects.


  • University of North Carolina at Charlotte - College of Architecture - Bachelor of Art in Architecture
  • North Carolina State University School of Design - Bachelor of Architecture


  • North Carolina #6205
  • South Carolina #04627
  • Georgia #009105
  • Virginia #0401012718
  • Tennessee #103592
  • Florida #92198
  • NCARB #44090

Professional Affiliations

  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
  • International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFC)
  • Virginia Fire Chiefs Association (VFCA)
  • SC State Association of Fire Chiefs (SCSAFC)