This is in recognition of his great work over the past eleven years. In addition to leading challenging urban design and town planning projects, Kenneth has contributed to groundbreaking work in hand-drawn illustrations, digital visualizations, street designs, and publications. He played a vital role in helping complete the book Street Design: The Secret to Great Cities and Towns. Kenneth has worked directly with citizens, developers, elected officials, and national experts, applying best practices in planning and urban design. He has participated in more than sixty on-site, multi-day interactive planning workshops, facilitating hands-on design with clients and members of the public as part of the visioning and policy making process. He has worked at the whole range of scales, from detailed design proposals for a single block or street, to revitalization plans for cities and neighborhoods, to large regional plans affecting millions of citizens. In his new position, Kenneth oversees the design efforts by staff in our Coral Gables studio, trains our team members, and assists firm principals and project directors with assuring the best quality in the work we do at Dover, Kohl & Partners.
Kenneth grew up in Costa Rica and Mexico. He received both his Master of Architecture and his Bachelor of Architecture degrees from Andrews University, a leading center for the study of New Urbanism. He is CNU-Accredited by the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU), has been certified by the National Charrette Institute, and is a member of the American Planning Association. Kenneth joined Dover, Kohl & Partners in 2007. In addition to his skills in architecture and urbanism, Kenneth is a prolific photographer and watercolorist.