Kurt Beres

Director - Technical Services

We must dare to think ‘unthinkable’ thoughts. We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities that confront us.

Kurt is a dedicated team player. He takes his responsibilities as the manager of a project seriously. He tirelessly strives to meet all deadlines and stay within the budget of each and every project. Kurt has been involved with the design of mixed-use and retail developments for more than a dozen years, working on projects in a variety of states. In addition, he has been involved in the design of numerous parking garages during his career; two of them have won design awards from the AIA and from the Pennsylvania Parking Association. As MA’s Lighting Designer, Kurt brings a passion for excellent lighting design, energy efficiency and beautiful light fixtures. He continuously stays on top of lighting design trends and has an immense network of manufacturers with whom he has a relationship. In 2016, Kurt became a Certified Master Plans Examiner through the State of Ohio’s Board of Building Standards. He is extremely knowledgeable regarding building codes and ADAAG.

  • Master of Architecture, Carnegie Mellon University
Registrations & Certifications
  • Registered Architect, Ohio, Massachusetts
  • Chief Building Official, Ohio
  • Master Plans Examiner, Ohio
  • LEED Accredited Professional, Building Design + Construction (LEED AP BD+C)
  • Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) – Associate
  • Toastmasters International Member
Did you know?

Kurt hosts a weekly “Code Corner” for the firm, where he sets up time for colleagues to consultant him on all things code – his ultimate expertise. Every one of Kurt’s weekly invitations to join include one of his greatest passions – movie references from the 80s and 90s.