Kurt Vierheilig, AIA, LEED AP
Director of Design, Partner
Kurt joined DMR in 1999 as a graduate architect advancing to his role today as Director of Design and Partner. He leads the creative design studio where he acts as the firm’s lead designer.
Kurt’s work at DMR has covered all aspects of the profession, from programming and design to project management and construction project oversight. Kurt has worked on hundreds of projects in both the public and private sector, including mixed-use, institutional, residential and commercial projects. He is a talented and innovative designer, demonstrating a passion for finding unique ways to express architectural meaning through form, function and sustainability. He has distinguished himself as a designer who easily comprehends the requirements of his clients and building end users, developing meaningful designs around their needs. When it comes to design, no matter the size or scope of the project, he thrives on figuring out the smallest details and crafting buildings that will stand the test of time.
A native of New Jersey and a graduate of NJIT, his design experience has also brought him across world, designing several projects in China, including the Lishui Transportation Hub and the China Electronics Corporation Building.
He is a licensed architect, LEED accredited professional, and a former trustee for the Architects League of Northern New Jersey, an American Institute of Architects chapter. He also previously served as chairperson of the organization’s Emerging Professionals Committee, promoting the education of early-career architects.
In his free time, he enjoys woodworking and sketching.