B.Arch., Cornell University, M.Arch., Cornell University
Background: Kenneth Schwartz, FAIA,
is an Associate Professor of Architecture at the University of Virginia,
where he served as Department Chair and Associate Dean. He has been on
the faculty of UVa since 1984. In the office of Schwartz-Kinnard Architects,
he has won four national design competitions exploring the constructive
force that sensible urbanism can play in rebuilding cities. He has completed
numerous private commissions in Charlottesville; Princeton, New Jersey;
Rochester, New York; and New York City. For the competitions and early
residential work, he was recognized by the Architectural League of New
York in their Young Architects Competition and lecture/exhibition series.
In 2001, he opened the Charlottesville office of Renaissance Planning
Group to focus on community design and the integration of land-use with
innovative transportation strategies. He is doing work in several communities
throughout the Eastern seaboard.