KITE Builds at CANstruction and Wins “Best Meal”!
Architects from KITE spent Saturday April 10 building our entry for CANstruction along with Consigli Construction, and judges awarded the finished sculpture the “Best Meal” award. CANstruction is an annual event where architects and contractors build elaborate structures entirely with cans, with the food donated after the event to the Rhode Island Food Bank to help families in our community.
Albert Garcia, AIA, Speaks on Green Building at Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence
On March 17, Albert Garcia, AIA, LEED-AP, Principal at KITE Architects, spoke to a group of non-profit leaders in the Rhode Island Foundation’s Initiative for Nonprofit Excellence about green building with a focus on the financial aspects and the return on investment of sustainable initiatives.
KITE Prevails in Landmark Decision for Green Roofs in Hurricane Zones
The Rhode Island State Building Code Standards Committee almost unanimously approved an appeal to allow the use of an extensive green roof in Rhode Island.
Albert Garcia, AIA Featured as Panelist on “The Pen vs. The Layer: The Relevance of Hand Drawing in Today’s Workplace”
KITE Principal Albert Garcia, AIA was among the featured panelists at the AIA Rhode Island’s Emerging Architects Forum 2009: The Pen vs. The Layer The Relevance of Hand Drawing in Today’s Workplace on October 29, 2009 at Brown University’s Grant Recital Hall.