Brian Klatt

Brian Klatt

Vail, CO, US



My highest goal is to align my creative efforts with socially responsible, environmentally-conscious, engaging and intelligent design.

Please visit my website ( for a sampling of my accomplishments in 3D graphics, CAD drafting & hand-sketching.



Independent Drafting and Design Contractor, Vail, CO, US, Contract Design & Drafting

Assist with production of Design, Drafting, Construction Documents and Submittals
Create As-built drawings for Residential and Commercial remodels
Draft Construction details for coordination with Structural Engineering Consultants
Coordinate proposed Designs with Clients and Interior Design Consultants
Execute CAD and 3D visualizations throughout all phases of the Design Process

Mar 2012 - current

Coastal Engineering & Surveying Inc., Kitty Hawk Beach, NC, US, Contract Design & Drafting

Designed concept for new Multi-use Commercial building in Corolla, NC
Coordinated drawings with Site Planner, Structural & Mechanical Engineers
Submitted plans and renderings to Currituck County for Design Review
Assisted Civil Engineer with hurricane and flood-damage assessments
Gained familiarity with North Carolina building codes and regulations

Oct 2011 - Dec 2011

K. H. Webb Architects, Vail, CO, US, Contract Design & Drafting

Drafted Construction Documents for Multi-family remodel in Vail Village
Worked with Project Manager to complete revisions and change-orders
Coordinated drawings with Interior Designers & Engineering consultants
Completed Permit Submittal for Interior remodel of residence in Los Angeles, CA

Apr 2010 - Jul 2011

Cozzens Construction, Minturn, CO, US, Contract Design & Drafting

Drafted Construction Documents for new Single-family residence in Minturn, CO
Created 3D model and renderings for Design Review Board submittal
Coordinated designs with Builder & Structural Engineer
Observed construction progress until completion in 2011

Feb 2010 - Mar 2011

Morter Architects, Vail, CO, US, Intern Architect

Collaborated within a team during all phases of custom residential design
Functioned as Project Manager for two major residential remodels in Vail Valley
Produced documents for Design Review, pricing, permit and construction
Coordinated with Clients, Contractors, Consultants and Building Officials
Created brochures for project proposals and marketing advertisements
Managed office reference library, product literature and material samples
Built detailed scale models for single-family and multi-family projects

Sep 2004 - Sep 2008

Chipotle Design & Development Lab, Denver, CO, US, Intern

Worked alongside licensed Architects designing Chipotle restaurants
Drafted prototype details and signage for nationwide restaurant brand
Rendered exterior elevation schemes for material and color development
Documented completed Chipotle restaurants for reference library
Participated in weekly office meetings and design critiques

Jul 2000 - Jan 2002


University of Colorado at Denver, Denver, CO, US, MArch, Architecture

Aug 2000 - May 2002

University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, US, Bachelors, Environmental Design

Aug 1995 - May 1999


AIA design award, 1st Place

AIA Colorado "Castles for Canines" Green Doghouse design winner for the "poocHouse"


Areas of Specialization