Kurth is an award-winning architect and interior designer, and is principal of The Office of Carol J.W. Kurth, AIA Architect, PC, in Bedford. Her distinguished body of work is notable for its elegant and imaginative integration of materials and landscape within residential and commercial architecture. “I am humbled to receive such prestigious recognition from my peers within the profession," Kurth stated in a release. "As an architect, mentor, and teacher, I am delighted to have the opportunity to engage people -- my clients, my staff and especially my students -- in the creative process and to encourage an understanding that architecture influences our daily lives and that design matters.”
Kurth is an active member of the AIA Westchester and Hudson Valley Chapter and serves on its Board of Directors. She is the founding Chairperson of the Chapter’s AIA Women in Architecture Committee. In addition, Kurth developed “Cans for Kids,” a charitable program benefiting the Chapter’s Design Club, a hands-on educational program for elementary students, for which she is an active teacher and mentor. A graduate of City College of New York (CCNY), Bernard and Anne Spitzer School of Architecture, Kurth is President of the Architecture Alumni Association, a visiting design studio juror and a member of Dean Ranalli’s Advisory Council. She also teaches Interior Design at the State University of New York (SUNY) Purchase Continuing Education Program. Additionally, Kurth is an Advisory Board Member with the American Cancer Society’s Eastern Division, and is actively involved with the ASPIRE/WISE High School mentoring programs and the Town of Bedford community.
The 2011 Jury of Fellows was chaired by Robert D. Loversidge, FAIA, Schooley Caldwell Associates, Columbus, OH. Other jury members were Henry C. Alexander Jr., FAIA, Rizo, Carreno & Partners, Coral Gables, FL.; Jeffrey A. Huberman, FAIA, Gantt Huberman Architects, PLLC, Charlotte, NC; Leevi Kiil, FAIA, Leevi Kiil Architect, Wayne, NJ; Paula J. Loomis, FAIA, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Norfolk, VA; Gregory S. Palermo, FAIA, Iowa State University, Ames, IA; and Linda Searl, FAIA, Searl Lamaster Howe Architects, Chicago, IL.
The Office of Carol J.W. Kurth, AIA Architect, PC, is a Westchester-based architectural, interior and product design firm specializing in creative and thoughtful solutions in response to each client’s programmatic needs and site-generated issues. Carol J.W. Kurth, FAIA, Allied Member, ASID, LEED AP and her talented design team work to create distinguished and welcoming spaces. Undertaken with sensitivity and care, Carol’s multi-disciplinary approach enables projects to transcend the architecture to incorporate every client’s lifestyle.
Source: The Office of Carol J.W. Kurth