Design Team Member Becomes Registered Architect

Matt Griffith, AIA, of Frank Harmon Architect PA
Matt Griffith, AIA, of Frank Harmon Architect PA

May 26, 2009 (RALEIGH, NC) – Frank Harmon Architect PA in Raleigh, NC, is pleased to announce that Matthew Griffith has successfully completed his registration exams and is a registered architect and a member of the American Institute of Architects.

Griffith joined Frank Harmon, FAIA’s award-winning firm in November of 2006 after moving to Raleigh from Fayetteville, Arkansas. He is a 1996 graduate of Davidson College (BS Mathematics) and a March 2002 graduate of the NCSU College of Design where he concentrated in Urban Design and was awarded the Kamphoefner Fellowship for outstanding service, the Faculty Design Award, and the AIA School Medal.  In 2004, he received the Boston Society of Architects’ Unbuilt Architecture Award for his design of a community center for Camden, New Jersey.

As an intern architect/designer and project manager, Griffith has served on the design team for many of the firm’s significant projects, including the North Carolina Botanical Garden Visitor Education Center in Chapel Hill, First Presbyterian Church renovation and addition in downtown Raleigh, and the future headquarters for the North Carolina Chapter/American Institute of Architects in downtown Raleigh, a project the firm won in a professional design competition.

Griffith’s areas of expertise include programming and site analysis, schematic design, construction detailing, physical modeling, and graphic design.

Before joining Frank Harmon Architect PA, Griffith worked in the office of Marlon Blackwell Architect and served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Architecture at the University of Arkansas from 2002-2004.  He is currently a Visiting Professor of Architecture at the NCSU College of Design, teaching design studios.

Frank Harmon Architect PA is a nationally recognized leader in modern “green” architecture. The firm was recently included in Architect Magazine’s annual ranking of the top 50 firms in the nation in terms of design innovative and commitment to sustainability. For more information, visit www.frankharmon.com.

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