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We want to be the best architectural design firm. Period.

We relentlessly pursue that goal each day through strategically planned, cutting-edge, environmentally friendly, client-centric solutions. All developed with integrity - and each implemented by what we think is the finest team of professionals to get us there.

We are guided by our commitment to:
Community, Team, Legacy and Environment.
And we bring your projects to life with those in mind - creating possibilities for you.

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Rededication of Pine Grove Middle School

We are excited for our friends in the East Syracuse Minoa CSD district; yesterday, August 24th, they celebrated the rededication of the Pine Grove Middle School. Our firm has been honored to work on this project for them. Please see below link for more information.

http://www.localsyr.com/news/esm-district-celebrates-pine-grove-middle-renovations

We were honored to be featured by our CADD software provider, Vectorworks, as one of their success stories.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zajSptQ_3vY

Check out CEO/Managing Partner, Kirk Narburgh, discussing the American Institute of Architects 2016 Lobby Day.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FwB3xsVqYg&feature=youtu.be

K-12 Client Education Event

Third Annual K-12 Client Education Event

We were pleased to host our Third Annual K-12 Client Education Event yesterday, January 26, 2016 at our offices. The topic of discussion was the SMART Bond Act. Thank you to our very knowledgable presenters:

  • Thomas Rauscher, FCSI of Archi-Technology
  • Romona N. Wenck, Superintendent, Laurens CSD
  • Bill Dorritie, Principal, Laurens CSD
  • Steve West, Head of Facilities, Laurens CSD
  • Benjamin Maslona CIPMA of Fiscal Advisors & Marketing, Inc.

If you are intersted in learning more about the exciting topic, please download the presentation.

Kirk Narburgh

Kirk Narburgh Appointed CEO/Managing Partner

We are pleased to announce Kirk Narburgh, AIA, ASLA, LEED AP BD + C has been appointed CEO/Managing Partner. Kirk is succeeding Peter King, AIA, LEED AP BD + C, longtime CEO, and the partnership will be working closely together continuing to provide the firm’s clients and community excellent service and leadership. Pete will continue his role as a partner of the firm, providing leadership for commercial and healthcare client projects.

Kirk Narburgh has been with the firm for twenty-seven years and has been a partner since 2001. Kirk brings thirty-three years of professional experience to his position as a partner-in-charge in the Education Studio. He is active in the community working on several boards and is also an adjunct professor at Syracuse University’s School of Architecture where he has taught for the past twenty-five years. He is uniquely qualified as both a registered architect and a landscape architect.

"It is an honor to be a part of the King + King family, and I look forward to working with the current and next generation of partners and firm leaders," said Kirk Narburgh. "Our transition planning began several years ago,” explains Peter King. “Together, with the other partners, senior leadership team and staff we are ready to lead the firm forward and continue our legacy for which King + King Architect’s has been known for over 147 years.”

Jason Benedict, KerryTarolli, Chad Rogers

Jason Benedict, Chad Rogers, and Kerry Tarolli Named Partners of the Firm

We are pleased to announce that Jason Benedict, Chad Rogers, and Kerry Tarolli have been named partners of the firm.

Jason Benedict has served as an Associate and Project Manager specializing in the Education market. Several of his clients include East Syracuse Minoa CSD, Fayetteville Manlius CSD, and Syracuse City School District. Jason is a registered architect, a member of the American Institute of Architects, and is a LEED Accredited Professional. Jason is also a Member of the Industry Partners Council of the Syracuse Center of Excellence. He is enthusiastic about design, especially the impact that the built environment can have on improving student performance. Jason incorporates the latest trends in educational design on every project he works on.

Chad Rogers has served as an Associate and Project Manager in the Community/Healthcare Studio where he has worked on such projects as the WCNY Broadcast and Education Center, ProLiteracy Headquarters and Cathedral Candle Company’s new office building. Chad is a registered architect, a member of the American Institute of Architects, and is a LEED Accredited Professional. He is devoted to the local community and serves as the Vice President of the Board of Directors for Syracuse Habitat for Humanity and as Chairman of the Skaneateles Historical Landmarks Commission. Chad excels at building client relationships through exceptional service, attention to detail, and has an interest incorporating integrated sustainable design with all projects.

Kerry Tarolli has also served as an Associate and Project Manager specializing in the Education market. A selection of her clients includes Solvay UFSD, Weedsport CSD, and Fulton CSD. Kerry is a registered architect and a LEED BD+C Accredited Professional. She is committed to community service and currently serves on the executive board of the Syracuse-Oswego Board of Women’s Basketball Officials and is a mentor for the Big Picture School at LaFayette CSD. Kerry is passionate about educational environments, building client relationships, and successful project delivery.