Tim brings to your project 35 years of experience in all phases of architecture, including programming, design, project management, and construction administration. During his 23 years with Dewberry, he worked closely with team members on a wide variety of project types, ensuring that the team committed to the project served the client’s needs. Recently, he worked at MedLink Development, a Design-Build construction company where he was responsible for the overall management of the company and directed both design and construction services. He now manages his own architectural practice with a focus on green building design providing building design services to clients in all market segments.
Tim emphasizes sustainable building design and has served as LEED specialist on 14 LEED projects since 2000. He knows what it takes to achieve LEED certification. His architectural practice promotes an integrated design approach to achieve high performance buildings that consume significantly less energy than typically designed buildings.
Tim is committed to keeping the owner informed and involved through all phases of the design process, believing that direct communication between client and architect is essential to a successful project. His unique ability to visualize a project in its entirety allows him to anticipate potential problem areas and implement solutions during the early stages of a project. His Project Management skills and work experience make him well suited for a wide range of project types.
Bachelor of Architecture, Ball State University - 1979
Bachelor of Science in Environmental, Design, Ball State University -1979
Tim Kraft, AIA: 2014 - Present
MedLink: 2013 - 2014
Dewberry: 1989 - 2013 (prior to acquisition: PSA, Phillips Swager Associates)
Prior: 1979 - 1989
Architect: TX, FL, OK, NM
Interior Designer: TX
USGBC LEED Accredited Professional
American Institute of Architects
American Institute of Architects, Dallas Chapter
Texas Society of Architects
Excellence in Design, AGC Award, Emissions Testing Facility
Excellence in Construction 2003 Award, New Safety Rest Area, Donley County, Texas
Jack Evans, Green Design, The Real Estate Council, Dallas, Texas, 2006
National Building Museum, For the Greener Good, Panel Discussion, December 2007
Green Libraries for Dummies, Bedford, TX, Presentation, 2008
Library Journal Design Institute West: More Green, "Green with (or without) LEED", Panel Discussion, San Francisco, CA, May 2008
ACEC Fall Conference: "Sustainability Market Factors", Presentation, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, October 2008
2012 National Training Conference for Federal Planners, Los Angeles, CA, Presentation, "Reaching Consensus on Sustainability", April 2012