Kovac Design Studio, a boutique architecture and design practice focused on the realization of meticulously crafted, environmentally-sensitive projects, is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Schneider to the position of Managing Partner. The promotion recognizes Thomas’ strong leadership in the Studio and excellent rapport with clients.
“Thomas is a natural leader who inspires and encourages innovative thinking with our clients and within our firm,” says Michael Kovac, founder and copartner. “Elevating Thomas to partner was a natural next step for the evolution of the firm. He has demonstrated a profound commitment to our clients and their goals along with a passion for achieving the highest levels of architectural quality. With his Brazilian-German heritage, Thomas brings a uniquely international perspective that informs his vision of how to shape our firm in the coming decades to keep it at the forefront of architectural practice.”
Thomas joined the Kovac Design Studio team in 2013, bringing over 20 years of experience in architecture design and project management. Leveraging a strong portfolio and extensive expertise in custom residential and commercial adaptive reuse projects, Thomas will continue to push the firm throughout all phases of project development, from conceptual design to completion. As Managing Partner, Thomas keeps a keen eye on projects as their design evolves, while also focusing on operational efficiencies, honing the firm’s quality control methods, and strategic planning including expanding the type of projects the firm pursues.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed developing projects with our team and have a deep appreciation for the principles and processes that help define Kovac Design Studio,” says Thomas. “I am thrilled to be in a position where I can effectively be a critical voice in shaping the firm’s path, and I look forward to fostering the growth and success of this wonderfully collaborative company as a whole.”
“Meeting and then working with Michael and the remarkable KDS team over the last several years was a stroke of luck for me. Michael and I share the core belief that highest levels of architectural design can only be achieved when they are aligned with our clients’ goals. The daily challenge of searching for creative solutions that marry their objectives with the highest levels of design, using sustainability, timelessness, and innovation as a core principles gives meaning and focus to the work we do as a team.”
Thomas joining founder, Michael Kovac, as a partner, marks a major milestone for Kovac Design Studio as it looks to a future of continued evolution and growth.
For more information about Kovac Design Studio, please visit kovacdesignstudio.com.
About Kovac Design Studio: Kovac Design Studio is a multidisciplinary architecture and design practice focused on the realization of meticulously crafted, highly personalized private residences, and mixed use spaces. For more than three decades, Kovac Design Studio has honed its expertise working with a wide range of constraints and creative challenges. Their values, forged by years of frequently invigorating, and occasionally humbling experiences, are simple. They are committed to the environmental integrity of their work. Kovac Design Studio strives to provide the highest level of service to their clients, and to imbue their projects with meaning and enduring quality.