Education: 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.

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