ROBERT KERR architecture design, located in Los Angeles, was established in 2003 as a multi-disciplinary architecture and design firm.
ROBERT KERR architecture design’s focus is to incorporate the spontaneity and intricacy of contemporary life into specific creations. This is achieved with a rigorous design process that engages the relationships between each client, their social or cultural environments and the specifics of their site. Our approach is holistic while understanding the best architecture (and design) often arises from unconventional, creative thinking. Reclamation while creating innovative formal expressions, financial permanence and environmental sustainability remain our priority. We strive for an economical, sociological and environmental solution on each project.
ROBERT KERR architecture design is also committed to sustainable design and finding ways to make our designs fit most sympathetically into their environments.
Current and past clients include Viewsonic Incorporated, Lotte International, The Los Angeles Farmers Market, The Los Angeles Music Center (Disney Concert Hall), MICE International, The MorYork Gallery, Westside Neighborhood School, the Hollywood & Highland Retail Complex, the Los Angeles Archdiocese and the City of Santa Monica.
AWARDS include AIA (Ventura County) Residential Honor (Silver Strand Beach House), Interior Design Kitchen & Bath Best of Year Winner (Silver Strand Beach House), Interior Design Beach House Finalist (Silver Strand Beach House), Coverings Residential Grand Prize (Silver Strand Beach House) and University of Arkansas Design Honorable Mention (HUeC).
Robert Kerr received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Arkansas, which included a 5 month Urban Study in Rome, Italy. He received a Masters of Architecture from Georgia Institute of Technology, where he won several awards for design excellence.
After working on museum and installation projects at Hodgetts + Fung Architecture and Design in Santa Monica, he worked as a project architect for Clive Wilkinson Architects. Projects included conceptual design through construction administration on the 110,000 sq. ft. headquarters for the TBWA/Chiat/Day advertisement agency in Playa del Rey, and the redesign of the TBWA/Chiat/Day offices in New York. Following that, Robert worked for Koning Eizenberg Architecture as a Project Architect, with responsibilities including the recent Los Angeles Farmers Market/The Grove expansion. Since 2003 Robert has been principal of ROBERT KERR architecture design, Inc.
Additionally, Robert was a member of the creative team on the 1996 Olympic Opening and Closing Ceremonies, the 1997 Hong Kong Handover Celebration and the Super Bowl XXXIII Halftime Show.
Robert has been a Visiting Professor at Georgia Institute of Technology (2000), and since 2005 has been an Adjunct Professor in the College of Architecture at Woodbury University in Burbank, California. After serving 8 years on the University of Arkansas’ Professional Advisory Board to the College of Architecture, Robert is a current member of the Dean's Circle.
Robert is a member of the American Institute of Architects, and is a licensed architect in California and Georgia.