Kimberly McCarthy

Kimberly McCarthy

Nashua, NH, US



NH Licensed Architect with 8+ years experience across multiple sectors including Civic/Municipal, K -12 Education, Higher Education, Senior Living, and Healthcare primarily in the roles of Project Technician and Project Architect. Developed knowledge and experience in all phases of design from Pre–Design and Master Planning through Construction Administration


SMMA, Cambridge, MA, US, Architect

Aug 2020 - current

Lavallee Brensinger Architects, Manchester, NH, US, Architect

Mar 2014 - May 2020

The Pizza Kitchen (formerly Hungry Herb's), Merrimack, NH, US, Manager

Aug 2010 - Mar 2014

Hesser College, Nashua, NH & Portsmouth, NH, Adjunct Instructor

Taught Architectural History in the Interior Design department.

Sep 2009 - Apr 2010

Louisiana State University, Graduate Assistant

Developed a digital database of the art department slides

Aug 2008 - May 2009

Southern New Hampshire Medical Center, Administrative Intern

Assissted in re-writing of the Hospitals Emergency Operations plan.

May 2008 - Aug 2008

Louisiana Office of State Buildings, Architectural Intern

Primary work focused on a design for a patio at the Governors Mansion and developing a carpet maintenance program for all state owned buildings. Also mainatained tennant space plans, updated as builts, various drafting and graphics work for ongoing state projects,

Feb 2007 - Dec 2007

LADA PC Land Planners, Intern

Documented plans affected by office basement flood as salvageable or destroyed and processed insurance claim. Also did day to day office tasks.

Nov 2005 - May 2006

Nashua Community Development Office, Intern

Archived building plans submitted for permits and arranged a storage system. Also performed clerical duties.

May 2004 - Aug 2004


Boston Architectural College (BAC), Boston, MA, Masters, Sustainable Desgin

Low Residency Sustainable Design program which dealt with sustainability issues at global, regional, local, and detailed level. Topics ranged from general issues with sustainability, building design, urban planning, energy calculations and analysis, and product and material specification. Program required a Capstone thesis, for which I focused on disaster preparation, response, and recovery through Resilient thinking.

Jan 2012 - Jan 2014

Louisiana State University, MArch, Architecture

Studies focued on studio projects and research. Projects included small pavillions, a boathouse for the LSU crew team, mixed use developments, a sustainable urban renewal master plan, and a LEED certified Las Vegas casino. Research focused on the history of the Perkins Road Overpass area in Baton Rouge and Historic Districts & Guielines.

Aug 2006 - May 2009

University of Hartford, Bachelors, Architectural Engineering Technology

Classes included basic design studios, a studio in landscape architecture, dynamic learning environments, rendering and portfolio development, construction documents & CAD, structures and a Thesis along with general education requirements.

While at the University of Hartford I was also our chapter AIAS president for two years from 2004-2006 and a co-captain of the Track and Field team from 2004-2006.

Sep 2002 - May 2006


AIA NH Emerging Professionals Design Competition, 2nd Place


AIANH Emerging Professionals Design Competition, Honorable Mention


Temporary Structures Concept - International Architecture Awards, 2nd Place


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