Matt Smith, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

Architect / Associate
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Matt Smith, AIA, LEED AP, NCARB

Architect / Associate

Matt is a licensed architect who joined BVH in 2014. He is a member of the American Institute of Architects, NCARB certified and a LEED-accredited professional. He grew up in Fort Calhoun, Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, where he received a Bachelors of Science in Design in 2006 and a master of architecture in 2008.

Matt is knowledgeable in the planning, design, and preparation of construction documents and specifications for a variety of project types, including historic renovations, religious, office, multi-family residential, secondary education, and restaurants. He has an interest in architecture because of the ability for a built environment to have a positive impact on someone’s life. The sense of wonder and those positive experiences a building can convey is something that motivates him in all aspects of what he does every day.

Matt’s personal interests include spending time with his wife, daughter and son, playing sports, golfing and home renovation/restoration projects.

What is the favorite place you have visited?
Pebble Beach Golf Course.

What project are you most proud of?
Walthill Public School Gymnasium Addition.

What is the most impactful thing you’ve learned over the course of your career?
No matter how much storage space you add into a design…it’s never enough!

What is the future of architecture and design?
Utilizing the computational power of computers to assist in solving complex design problems such as developing strategies to obtain net-zero building design.