Kenneth Underwood

K.C. Underwood


Senior Associate

“It takes cohesive, connected, high-performing teams to create architecture that allows building occupants to excel, to connect with each other, and to relate to the larger built and natural environment."

Drawn to architecture from an early age, K.C. is passionate about building and leading teams in addition to designing. An experienced architect and manager, he has led numerous teams to successfully complete over four million square feet of educational, science and technology, residential, and commercial projects. His expertise encompasses all areas of educational facilities, from Pre-K through university level. This work has included challenging renovation projects and new construction, including Net Zero and LEED Certified projects.

Our Perkins Eastman

K.C. approaches his work in an enthusiastic and highly collaborative manner. He strives to achieve excellence both in the outcome and in the process of getting there. In addition to his project responsibilities, he serves as a technical and design resource for his colleagues, and he mentors project managers on project planning.


  • Phone:

  • +1 (646) 786-1749
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  • Education

  • Syracuse University; M.Arch
  • University of Virginia; B.S. Architecture
  • Associations

  • American Institute of Architects
  • AIA Committee on Architecture for Education, New York Chapter
  • National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
  • U.S. Green Building Council, LEED AP
  • Association for Learning Environments, REFP